Location in St. Johns County and the state of Florida
|• Total||3.2 sq mi (8.4 km2)|
|• Land||3.1 sq mi (8 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.4 km2)|
|Elevation||3 ft (1 m)|
|• Density||1,544.4/sq mi (588.3/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867201|
Sawgrass is a census-designated place (CDP) in St. Johns County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,942 at the 2000 census. The area is located in Ponte Vedra Beach. Sawgrass is also home to the golf tournament with the greatest prize money available, with $9.5 million for competitors
Sawgrass is located at (30.192742, -81.372668).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.3 km2), of which 3.1 square miles (8.0 km2) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km2) (4.33%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 4,942 people, 2,445 households, and 1,559 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,600.4 people per square mile (617.5/km²). There were 3,089 housing units at an average density of 1,000.3/sq mi (386.0/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 97.51% White, 0.49% African American, 0.08% Native American, 0.95% Asian, 0.51% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.88% of the population.
There were 2,445 households out of which 16.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.6% were married couples living together, 5.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.2% were non-families. 31.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.02 and the average family size was 2.51.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 14.3% under the age of 18, 3.3% from 18 to 24, 20.6% from 25 to 44, 34.2% from 45 to 64, and 27.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 86.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.4 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $80,932, and the median income for a family was $98,026. Males had a median income of $73,289 versus $40,933 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $64,798. None of the families and 2.5% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 1.1% of those over 64.
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- "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.