Sawgrass, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Sawgrass, Florida - Basic Facts

The Sawgrass Census Designated Place had a population of 5,373 as of July 1, 2018. Sawgrass 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 Sawgrass is located at latitude 30.1912 and longitude -81.3711 in St. Johns County. The formal boundaries for the Sawgrass Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. St. Johns County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The Sawgrass Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402826) 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 Sawgrass Census Designated Place is located within Ponte Vedra CCD of St. Johns County.

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


Total Population 5,373
Population in Households 5,373
Population in Familes 4,045
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,790
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $94,941
Average Household Income $149,541
Per Capita Income $74,256


Total Housing Units 3,595 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,134 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 534 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 927 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $525,966
Average Home Value $636,246


Total Households 2,668
Average Household Size 2.01
Family Households 1,598
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 1.17% 1.95%
Households 1.21% 1.97%
Families 0.74% 1.67%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   3.04%

Sawgrass, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sawgrass 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 # 456 50th
Population Density # 429 53rd
Diversity Index # 808 12th
Median Household Income # 42 96th
Per Capita Income # 21 98th

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