Gulf Stream, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Gulf Stream, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Gulf Stream had a population of 885 as of July 1, 2018. 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 26.486 and longitude -80.0574 in Palm Beach County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Gulf Stream (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 885
Population in Households 885
Population in Familes 626
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,196
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $99,624
Average Household Income $191,890
Per Capita Income $97,504


Total Housing Units 576 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 282 (49.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 121 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 173 (30.0%)
Median Home Value $919,444
Average Home Value $1,212,722


Total Households 403
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 224
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 1.45% 1.45%
Households 1.34% 1.35%
Families -1.37% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   1.39%

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, 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 # 763 17th
Population Density # 546 41st
Diversity Index # 766 17th
Median Household Income # 34 96th
Per Capita Income # 8 99th

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