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Gulf Stream, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Gulf Stream had a population of 867 as of July 1, 2019. Gulf Stream 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 Gulf Stream is located at latitude 26.4937 and longitude -80.055 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gulf Stream encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles. Palm Beach County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Town of Gulf Stream (GNIS ID: 2406627) 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 Gulf Stream is located within Boynton Beach-Delray Beach CCD of Palm Beach County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Gulf Stream, FL Housing Affordability Index is 79
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

Gulf Stream, FL Wealth Index is 347
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 867
Population in Households 867
Population in Families 622
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,144
Diversity Index1 24
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $136,691
Average Household Income $194,453
Per Capita Income $98,546
Wealth Index3 347

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 541 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 283 (52.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 113 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 145 (26.8%)
Median Home Value $949,219
Housing Affordability Index2 79
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 396
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 221
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 1.07% 1.37%
Households 1.01% 1.23%
Families -1.37% 1.24%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   1.64%

Gulf Stream, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gulf Stream 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 # 766 17th
Population Density # 552 40th
Diversity Index # 760 17th
Median Household Income # 13 99th
Per Capita Income # 11 99th

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