Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

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Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°53′45″N 82°50′51″W / 27.89583°N 82.84750°W / 27.89583; -82.84750Coordinates: 27°53′45″N 82°50′51″W / 27.89583°N 82.84750°W / 27.89583; -82.84750
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Pinellas
Area
 • Total 1.41 sq mi (3.65 km2)
 • Land 0.84 sq mi (2.18 km2)
 • Water 0.57 sq mi (1.47 km2)
Elevation
9 ft (3 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total 4,113
 • Estimate 
(2016)[2]
4,316
 • Density 5,125.89/sq mi (1,979.37/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
33785-33786
Area code(s) 727
FIPS code 12-33625[3]
GNIS feature ID 0284535[4]
Website www.indian-rocks-beach.com

Indian Rocks Beach is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The population was 4,113 at the 2010 census.[5] Indian Rocks Beach is part of the Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography

Indian Rocks Beach in March 2013

Indian Rocks Beach is located at 27°53′45″N 82°50′51″W / 27.89583°N 82.84750°W / 27.89583; -82.84750 (27.895799, -82.847550).[6] It lies on a barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. It is north of Indian Shores and south of Belleair Shore and Belleair Beach. Tourism is its primary industry. It was incorporated in 1956.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2), of which 0.9 square miles (2.3 km2) is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) (33.09%) is water.

Demographics

Indian Rocks Beach, unlike some Pinellas communities, offers free beach access parking.[7]
Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 1,940
1970 2,666 37.4%
1980 3,717 39.4%
1990 3,963 6.6%
2000 5,072 28.0%
2010 4,113 −18.9%
Est. 2016 4,316 [2] 4.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 5,072 people, 2,700 households, and 1,393 families residing in the city. The population density was 5,454.6 inhabitants per square mile (2,105.7/km²). There were 4,032 housing units at an average density of 4,336.1 per square mile (1,673.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.18% White, 0.30% African American, 0.18% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.30% from other races, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.17% of the population.

There were 2,700 households out of which 11.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2% were married couples living together, 5.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4% were non-families. 36.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.88 and the average family size was 2.39.

In the city, the population was spread out with 10.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 36.9% from 45 to 64, and 18.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $53,770, and the median income for a family was $65,724. Males had a median income of $41,250 versus $31,833 for females. The per capita income for the city was $40,195. About 1.3% of families and 4.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including none of those under age 18 and 3.6% of those age 65 or over.

Museums

Indian Rocks Beach Historical Museum is located on Indian Rocks Beach.[9] The museum's exhibits cover local history, and it is operated by the Indian Rocks Historical Society.[9]

Notable people

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on August 24, 2017. Retrieved July 7, 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Archived from the original on May 29, 2017. Retrieved June 9, 2017.
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Archived from the original on February 26, 2012. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Indian Rocks Beach city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved May 7, 2012.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Archived from the original on May 27, 2002. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  7. ^ Farris, Darren. "Free Beach Parking on Indian Rocks Beach". indianrocksbch.com. Empowwwer. Archived from the original on November 7, 2014. Retrieved November 6, 2014.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on May 12, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
  9. ^ a b "Indian Rocks Historical Museum". Indian Rocks Historical Museum. Archived from the original on December 15, 2014. Retrieved December 11, 2014.
  10. ^ "Sean Culkin". National Football League. Archived from the original on October 15, 2017. Retrieved October 15, 2017.
  11. ^ Muchnick, Irvin (2007). Wrestling Babylon: Piledriving Tales of Drugs, Sex, Death, and Scandal. ECW Press. p. 149. ISBN 1-55022-761-0.

External links

  • Indian Rocks Beach official website
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