South Beach, Florida

Coordinates: 27°35′45″N 80°20′17″W / 27.59583°N 80.33806°W / 27.59583; -80.33806
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

South Beach, Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°35′45″N 80°20′17″W / 27.59583°N 80.33806°W / 27.59583; -80.33806
Country United States
State Florida
County Indian River
 • Total6.87 sq mi (17.79 km2)
 • Land2.72 sq mi (7.04 km2)
 • Water4.15 sq mi (10.75 km2)
5 ft (2 m)
 • Total3,703
 • Density1,361.90/sq mi (525.86/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code772
FIPS code12-67192[3]
GNIS feature ID1867204[4]

South Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) on North Hutchinson Island in Indian River County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,501 at the 2010 census.[5] It is ranked tenth in Florida locations by per capita income as of 2010.

South Beach is part of the SebastianVero Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.


South Beach is located in southeastern Indian River County at 27°35′45″N 80°20′17″W / 27.595882°N 80.338148°W / 27.595882; -80.338148,[6] on Orchid Island. It is bounded on the east by the Atlantic Ocean, on the south by the border between Indian River and St Lucie counties, on the west by the Indian River Lagoon, and on the north by the Vero Beach city limits.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 6.8 square miles (17.7 km2), of which 2.7 square miles (7.0 km2) are land and 4.1 square miles (10.7 km2), or 60.31%, are water.[5]


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 3,457 people, 1,610 households, and 1,220 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,279.8 inhabitants per square mile (494.1/km2). There were 2,066 housing units at an average density of 764.9 per square mile (295.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.15% White, 0.58% African American, 0.09% Native American, 1.01% Asian, 0.06% from other races, and 0.12% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.36% of the population.

There were 1,610 households, out of which 15.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 72.7% were married couples living together, 2.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.2% were non-families. 21.5% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.9% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.45.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 13.7% under the age of 18, 1.4% from 18 to 24, 11.3% from 25 to 44, 30.3% from 45 to 64, and 43.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 61 years. For every 100 females, there were 93.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $108,702, and the median income for a family was $126,755. Males had a median income of $89,395 versus $26,607 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $90,938. About 1.4% of families and 3.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.0% of those under age 18 and 3.0% of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 2, 2021.
  2. ^ "South Beach FL ZIP Code". 2023. Retrieved February 17, 2023.
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): South Beach CDP, Florida". American Factfinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved March 26, 2018.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.