Surfside, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Surfside, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Surfside had a population of 6,235 as of July 1, 2019. Surfside ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Surfside is located at latitude 25.8784 and longitude -80.1256 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Surfside encompass a land area of 0.57 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of Surfside (GNIS ID: 2406695) 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 Surfside is located within Miami Beach CCD of Miami-Dade County.


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Surfside, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Surfside, FL Housing Affordability Index is 68
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Surfside, FL Wealth Index is 172
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 6,235
Population in Households 6,235
Population in Familes 4,721
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 11,186
Diversity Index1 55
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $86,379
Average Household Income $131,451
Per Capita Income $58,905
Wealth Index3 172

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,804 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 990 (24.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,237 (30.7%)
Median Home Value $605,869
Housing Affordability Index2 68
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,794
Average Household Size 2.23
Family Households 1,632
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.89% 1.05%
Households 0.74% 0.9%
Families 0.76% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.19%
Per Capita Income   2.27%

Surfside, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Surfside to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 417 55th
Population Density # 14 99th
Diversity Index # 369 60th
Median Household Income # 87 91st
Per Capita Income # 58 94th

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