Wabasso Beach, Florida

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Wabasso Beach, Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Location in Indian River County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°45′36″N 80°24′4″W / 27.76000°N 80.40111°W / 27.76000; -80.40111Coordinates: 27°45′36″N 80°24′4″W / 27.76000°N 80.40111°W / 27.76000; -80.40111
Country United States
State Florida
County Indian River
 • Total1.23 sq mi (3.18 km2)
 • Land1.21 sq mi (3.14 km2)
 • Water0.02 sq mi (0.04 km2)
10 ft (3 m)
 • Total2,194
 • Density1,811.73/sq mi (699.32/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code12-74635[2]
GNIS feature ID0292802[3]

Wabasso Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Indian River County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,853 at the 2010 census, an increase of 72.4% since 2000. It is part of the SebastianVero Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Wabasso Beach is located at 27°45′36″N 80°24′4″W / 27.76000°N 80.40111°W / 27.76000; -80.40111 (27.759930, -80.401189).[4]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2), of which 1.2 square miles (3.1 km2) is land and 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2) (1.68%) is water.


Historical population
Census Pop.
U.S. Decennial Census[5]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 1,075 people, 554 households, and 383 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 912.3 people per square mile (351.7/km2). There were 865 housing units at an average density of 734.1/sq mi (283.0/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 98.79% White, 0.09% African American, 0.09% Native American, 0.19% Asian, 0.37% from other races, and 0.47% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.02% of the population.

There were 554 households, out of which 9.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 64.8% were married couples living together, 3.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 25.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 15.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.94 and the average family size was 2.28.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 8.5% under the age of 18, 2.0% from 18 to 24, 10.5% from 25 to 44, 32.1% from 45 to 64, and 46.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 64 years. For every 100 females, there were 94.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.2 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $67,072, and the median income for a family was $74,808. Males had a median income of $75,771 versus $39,464 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $48,690. About 2.0% of families and 1.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 14.8% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 2, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  5. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.