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Statistical Characteristics of Satellite Beach

Population Of Satellite Beach

As of the 2000 Census, Satellite Beach had a total population of 9,577 - 4,912 (51.30 percent) females and 4,665 (48.7 percent) males. The median age was 44.90 years. Twenty-one point eight zero percent (21.80%) of the population was under 18 years and 21.50 percent was 65 years and older.

The Age Distribution of People in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Age Distribution of People in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census 65 and over
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21.50%
45 to 64
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28.35%
25 to 44
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23.02%
15 to 24
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10.72%
5 to 14
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13.00%
Under 5
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3.40%
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Percent of Satellite Beach population

For people reporting one race alone;

  • Ninety-five point zero zero percent (95.00%) were White;
  • One point zero zero percent (1.00%) were Black or African American;
  • Less than 0.20 percent were American Indian or Alaska Native;
  • One point five zero percent (1.50%) were Asian;
  • Less than 0.00 percent were Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander;
  • Less than 0.70 percent were Some other race.
  • One point six zero percent (1.60%) reported Two or more races.
  • Three point zero zero percent (3.00%) of the people in Satellite Beach were Hispanic.
  • Ninety-two point seven zero percent (92.70%) of the people in Satellite Beach were White non-Hispanic.

Note: People of Hispanic origin may be of any race.

Satellite Beach Housing Characteristics

As of the 2000 Census, Satellite Beach had a total of 4,247 housing units, 7.20 percent of which were vacant. Of the total housing units, 78.60 percent were in single-unit structures, 21.21 percent were in multi-unit structures, and 0.20 percent were mobile homes. Six point six two percent (6.62%) of the housing units in Satellite Beach were built since 1990.

The Types of Housing Units in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Housing Units in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Single-unit structures
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78.60%
In multi-unit structures
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21.21%
Mobile homes
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0.20%
Boat, RV, Van, Etc. 0.00%
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Percent of housing units
Occupied Housing Unit Characteristics

As of the 2000 Census, Satellite Beach had 3,952 occupied housing units - 3,300 (83.50 percent) owner occupied and 652 (16.50 percent) renter occupied. Point six zero percent (0.60%) of the households did not have telephone service and 2.50 percent of the households did not have access to a car, truck, or van for private use. Multi-Vehicle households were not rare; 60.96 percent had two vehicles and another 15.80 percent had three or more.

Satellite Beach Housing Costs

The median monthly housing costs for mortgaged owners was $1,158, nonmortgaged owners $360, and renters $791. Thirty point seven six percent (30.76%) of owners with mortgages, and 35.70 percent of renters in Satellite Beach spent 30 percent or more of household income on housing.

Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Occupants with a Housing Cost Burden in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Owners with mortgage
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30.76%
Renters
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35.70%
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Percent paying 30 percent or more of income for housing
Satellite Beach Households And Families

As of the 2000 Census there were 9,577 people comprising 3,952 households in Satellite Beach. The average household size was 2.42 people.

Families made up 72.80 percent of the households in Satellite Beach. This figure includes both married-couple families (60.30 percent) and other families (12.50 percent). Nonfamily households made up 27.20 percent of all households in Satellite Beach. Most of the nonfamily households were people living alone, but some were composed of people living in households in which no one was related to the householder.

The Types of Households in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Types of Households in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Married-Couple Family
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60.30%
Other Families
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12.50%
People Living Alone
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22.50%
Other Nonfamily Households
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4.70%
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Percent of households
Nativity And Language

Five point two zero percent (5.20%) of the people living in Satellite Beach as of the 2000 Census there were foreign born. Ninety-two point nine zero percent (92.90%) were native, including 19.00 percent who were born in Florida.

Among people at least five years old living in Satellite Beach as of the 2000 Census, 6.70 percent spoke a language other than English at home. Of those speaking a language other than English at home, 2.30 percent spoke Spanish and 4.40 percent spoke some other language; 1.60 percent reported that they did not speak English "very well."

Geographic Mobility

As of the 2000 Census, 59.70 percent of the people at least five years old living in Satellite Beach were living in the same residence in 1995; 21.10 percent had moved during the past 5 years from another residence in Brevard County, 4.50 percent from another county in Florida, 13.20 percent from another state, and less than 1.60 percent from abroad.

Geographic Mobility of Residents of Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Geographic Mobility of Residents of Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Same residence
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59.70%
Different residence, same county
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21.10%
Different county, same state
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4.50%
Different state
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13.20%
Abroad
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1.60%
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Percent of people age 5 years and older
Education

As of the 2000 Census, 95.60 percent of people 25 years and over in Satellite Beach had at least graduated from high school and 37.80 percent had a bachelor’s degree or higher. Three point two zero percent (3.20%) were dropouts; they were not enrolled in school and had not graduated from high school.

The total school enrollment in Satellite Beach was 2,172 as of the 2000 Census. Nursery school and kindergarten enrollment was 197 children and elementary or high school enrollment was 1,543 children. College or graduate school enrollment was 432 people.

The Educational Attainment of People in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
The Educational Attainment of People in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Graduate or professional degree
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14.50%
Bachelor's degree
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23.30%
Associate's degree
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9.80%
Some college, no degree
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26.10%
High school diploma or equivalency
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21.80%
Less than high school diploma
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4.50%
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Percent of people 25 years and over
Disability

In Satellite Beach, among people at least five years old as of the 2000 Census, 14.00 percent reported a disability. The likelihood of having a disability varied by age - from 5.40 percent of people 5 to 20 years old, to 12.40 percent of people 21 to 64 years old, and to 30.30 percent of those 65 and older.

Industries in Satellite Beach

As of the 2000 Census, for the employed population 16 years and older, the leading industries in Satellite Beach were Educational, Health And Social Services, 18.80 percent, and Retail Trade at 12.60 percent.

Employment by Industry in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Employment by Industry in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing And Hunting, And Mining
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0.30%
Arts, Entertainment, Recreation, Accommodation And Food Services
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10.60%
Construction
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6.80%
Educational, Health And Social Services
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18.80%
Finance, Insurance, Real Estate, And Rental And Leasing
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6.30%
Information
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2.40%
Manufacturing
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11.80%
Other Services (except Public Administration)
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3.80%
Professional, Scientific, Management, Administrative, And Waste Management Services
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11.80%
Public Administration
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7.30%
Retail Trade
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12.60%
Transportation And Warehousing, And Utilities
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5.10%
Wholesale Trade
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2.30%
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Percent of employed people 16 years and over
Satellite Beach Occupations And Types Of Employers

The most common occupations reported in Satellite Beach, Florida were:

  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations, 42.90 percent;
  • Sales And Office Occupations, 27.30 percent;
  • Service Occupations, 15.40 percent;
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations, 7.40 percent;
  • Production, Transportation, And Material Moving Occupations, 6.80 percent;
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations, 0.10 percent;

Seventy-four point four zero percent (74.40%) of the people employed were Private wage and salary workers; 17.70 percent were Federal, state, or local government workers; and 7.40 percent were Self-employed in own not incorporated business.

Traveling To Work from Satellite Beach

Eighty-four point two zero percent (84.20%) of Satellite Beach workers drove to work alone as of the 2000 Census, 7.80 percent carpooled, 0.00 percent took public transportation, and 2.40 percent used other means. The remaining 3.60 percent worked at home. Among those who commuted to work, it took them on average 25 minutes to get to work.

Income in Satellite Beach

The median income of households in Satellite Beach was $55,571. Seventy-four point one zero percent (74.10%) of Satellite Beach households received earnings and 37.80 percent received retirement income other than Social Security. Thirty-seven point five zero percent (37.50%) of Satellite Beach households received Social Security. The average income from Social Security was $12,338. These income sources are not mutually exclusive; that is, some households received income from more than one source.

Poverty in Satellite Beach

As of the 2000 Census, 4.50 percent of Satellite Beach residents were in poverty. Four point two zero percent (4.20%) of related children under 18 were below the poverty level, compared with 4.80 percent of people 65 years old and over. Two point seven zero percent (2.70%) of all Satellite Beach families and 2.50 percent of families with a female householder and no husband present had incomes below the poverty level.

Poverty Rates in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census
Poverty Rates in Satellite Beach, Florida as of the 2000 Census People age 65 and over
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4.80%
Related children under 18 years
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4.20%
All families
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2.70%
Female householder families
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2.50%
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Percent below poverty level
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