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Indian Shores, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Indian Shores had a population of 1,558 as of July 1, 2018. Indian Shores ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Indian Shores is located at latitude 27.8507 and longitude -82.8448 in Pinellas County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Indian Shores (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0.6 sq. miles. Pinellas County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Town of Indian Shores (GNIS ID: 2405886) 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 Indian Shores is located within Boca Ciega CCD of Pinellas County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Indian Shores: Indian Rocks Beach South Shore.

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Indian Shores, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,558
Population in Households 1,558
Population in Familes 1,063
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 4,605
Diversity Index3 21


Median Household Income $72,454
Average Household Income $104,855
Per Capita Income $58,754


Total Housing Units 2,709 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 621 (22.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 ( 9.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,836 (67.8%)
Median Home Value $373,750
Average Home Value $564,654


Total Households 873
Average Household Size 1.78
Family Households 472
Average Family Size 2
  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 1.13% 1.08%
Households 0.91% 0.99%
Families 0.85% 0.96%
Median Household Income   3.24%
Per Capita Income   4.12%

Indian Shores, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Indian Shores 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 # 695 24th
Population Density # 135 85th
Diversity Index # 784 15th
Median Household Income # 134 86th
Per Capita Income # 51 95th

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