Jensen Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Jensen Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Jensen Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 12,847 as of July 1, 2018. Jensen Beach ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Jensen Beach is located at latitude 27.2545 and longitude -80.2298 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the Jensen Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.96 sq. miles and a water area of 1.21 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Jensen Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402633) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Jensen Beach Census Designated Place is located within Stuart CCD of Martin County.

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Jensen Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 12,847
Population in Households 12,705
Population in Familes 9,316
Population in Group Qrtrs 142
Population Density2 1,846
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $50,128
Average Household Income $74,229
Per Capita Income $35,143


Total Housing Units 7,129 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,502 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,514 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,113 (15.6%)
Median Home Value $231,283
Average Home Value $270,254


Total Households 6,016
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 3,479
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.7% 1.08%
Households 0.7% 1.06%
Families 0.53% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.72%

Jensen Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Jensen Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 278 70th
Population Density # 414 55th
Diversity Index # 765 17th
Median Household Income # 447 51st
Per Capita Income # 254 72nd

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