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Big Pine Key, Florida - Basic Facts

The Big Pine Key Census Designated Place had a population of 3,500 as of July 1, 2018. Big Pine Key ranks in the lower 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 Big Pine Key is located at latitude 24.6851 and longitude -81.3625 in Monroe County. The formal boundaries for the Big Pine Key Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0.11 sq. miles. Monroe County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Big Pine Key Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402688) 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 Big Pine Key Census Designated Place is located within Lower Keys CCD of Monroe County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Pine Key: Big Pine.

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Big Pine Key, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,500
Population in Households 3,341
Population in Familes 2,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 159
Population Density2 343
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $58,491
Average Household Income $71,763
Per Capita Income $33,101


Total Housing Units 3,023 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,045 (34.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 (17.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,451 (48.0%)
Median Home Value $362,329
Average Home Value $400,958


Total Households 1,572
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 905
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 -2.33% 4.78%
Households -2.61% 4.98%
Families -2.68% 4.78%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.33%

Big Pine Key, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Pine Key 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 # 550 40th
Population Density # 768 17th
Diversity Index # 626 32nd
Median Household Income # 271 71st
Per Capita Income # 288 69th

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