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Sewalls Point, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Sewall's Point had a population of 2,100 as of July 1, 2020. Sewalls Point 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 Sewalls Point is located at latitude 27.1995 and longitude -80.2023 in Martin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Sewall's Point encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 2.95 sq. miles. Martin County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 26 feet.

The Town of Sewall's Point (GNIS ID: 2407316) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Sewall's Point is located within Stuart CCD of Martin County.


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Sewalls Point, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)

POPULATION

Total Population 2,100 (100%)
Population in Households 2,100 (100.0%)
Population in Families 1,861 (88.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 1,783
Diversity Index2 14
 
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $125,838
Average Household Income $207,964
% of Income for Mortgage4 23%
Per Capita Income $83,105
Wealth Index5 356
 

HOUSING

Total HU (Housing Units) 929 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 793 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 ( 4.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $694,444
Average Home Value $925,693
Housing Affordability Index3 112
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 838
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 664
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.5% 0.66%
Households 0.54% 0.64%
Families 0.47% 0.6%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
Owner Occupied HU   0.65%

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Sewalls Point, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sewalls Point to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 656 29th
Population Density # 437 53rd
Median Household Income # 21 98th
Housing Affordability Index # 181 20th
Per Capita Income # 19 98th
Diversity Index # 874 5th

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