Indian River Shores, Florida

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Indian River Shores, Florida
Town
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Indian River Shores, Florida is located in the US
Indian River Shores, Florida
Indian River Shores, Florida
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 27°42′27″N 80°22′56″W / 27.70750°N 80.38222°W / 27.70750; -80.38222Coordinates: 27°42′27″N 80°22′56″W / 27.70750°N 80.38222°W / 27.70750; -80.38222
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Indian River
Incorporated (town) 1953
Area[1]
 • Total 7.26 sq mi (18.80 km2)
 • Land 5.12 sq mi (13.26 km2)
 • Water 2.14 sq mi (5.53 km2)
Elevation 0 ft (0 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 3,901
 • Estimate (2016)[2] 4,228
 • Density 762/sq mi (294.1/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32963
Area code(s) 772
FIPS code 12-33600[3]
GNIS feature ID 0295374[4]
Website irshores.com

Indian River Shores is a town on Orchid Island, in Indian River County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,901 at the 2010 census,[5] up from 3,448 at the 2000 census. It was ranked ninth in Florida locations by per capita income as of 2010.

Indian River Shores is part of the SebastianVero Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Indian River Shores is located in eastern Indian River County at 27°42′27″N 80°22′56″W / 27.70750°N 80.38222°W / 27.70750; -80.38222 (27.707366, -80.382233).[6] It is bordered to the north by Wabasso Beach; to the south by Vero Beach; to the west, across the Indian River, by Winter Beach and Gifford; and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 7.3 square miles (18.8 km2), of which 5.1 square miles (13.3 km2) are land and 2.1 square miles (5.5 km2), or 29.44%, are water.[5]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
196019
197076300.0%
19801,2541,550.0%
19902,27881.7%
20003,44851.4%
20103,90113.1%
Est. 20164,228[2]8.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,448 people, 1,854 households, and 1,334 families residing in the town. The population density was 666.4 people per square mile (257.5/km²). There were 2,881 housing units at an average density of 556.8 per square mile (215.2/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.72% White, 0.12% African American, 0.06% Native American, 0.67% Asian, and 0.44% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.84% of the population.

There were 1,854 households out of which 4.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.1% were married couples living together, 1.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.0% were non-families. 26.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 20.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.86 and the average family size was 2.17.

In the town, the population was spread out with 4.9% under the age of 18, 1.0% from 18 to 24, 4.3% from 25 to 44, 26.9% from 45 to 64, and 62.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 69 years. For every 100 females, there were 85.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.1 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $110,729, and the median income for a family was $141,952. Males had a median income of $100,000 versus $40,179 for females. The per capita income for the town was $102,511. About 1.5% of families and 2.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 2.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Jul 7, 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 9, 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Indian River Shores town, Florida". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved March 26, 2018. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 

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