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Just south of Patrick Air Force Base, Satellite Beach is centrally located within Brevard County. Because of its location, Satellite Beach is a favorite of military families and those loving the beach.

The city was first incorporated in 1957, and currently 10,725 people call it home. The impact of the space program and Patrick Air Force Base has contributed greatly to the development of Satellite Beach.

Satellite Beach has a wide range of neighborhood developments, including the upscale, exclusive community of Tortoise Island. The area's location provides for great outdoor recreation including boating, fishing, and trips to the beach. Conveniently situated between two major causeways, residents have easy access to shops, malls, restaurants and area golf courses on the mainland as well as within the city.

Given its beauty, location, great schools, and recreational opportunities, Satellite Beach has become a haven for those wanting it all.

DEMOGRAPHICS
Residents of Satellite Beach typically are affluent married couples between the ages of 45 and 64, and receive their income from salaries, rental properties, interest, dividends, retirement funds, or pensions. Many are business owners or managers. They live in suburban single-family homes valued above the national average. For entertainment, Satellite Beach residents typically play racquet sports, golf, visit museums, and travel.

Population in July 2007: 10,725.
Males: 5,224 (48.7%)
Females: 5,501 (51.3%)

Median resident age: 44.9 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years

Estimated median household income in 2008: $68,476 (it was $55,571 in 2000)

Satellite Beach: $68,476
Florida: $47,778

Estimated per capita income in 2008: $33,700

Satellite Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $273,585 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Satellite Beach: $273,585
Florida: $218,700

Mean prices in 2008: All housing units: $291,778; Detached houses: $298,194; Townhouses or other attached units: $185,971; In 2-unit structures: $325,908; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,920; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $311,330; Mobile homes: $17,500

RACES IN SATELLITE BEACH:
White Non-Hispanic (92.7%)
Hispanic (3.0%)
Two or more races (1.6%)
Black (1.0%)
Other race (0.7%)
American Indian (0.6%)
Chinese (0.5%)

Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Satellite Beach: 88.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Houses: 4,247 (3,896 occupied: 3,305 owner occupied, 591 renter occupied)

% of renters in Satellite Beach: 15%
State: 30%

Housing density: 1787 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2008 in this state: $303,747.

Median contract rent in 2008: $970 (lower quartile is $769, upper quartile is $1,348)

Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2008: $1,060

Median gross rent in Satellite Beach, FL in 2008: $1,187

Housing units in Satellite Beach with a mortgage: 2,022 (269 second mortgage, 221 home equity loan, 12 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 937

Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $273,585 (it was $123,600 in 2000)
Satellite Beach: $273,585
Florida: $218,700

Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $187,982 - $293,729

Mean price in 2008:

Detached houses: $298,194
Here: $298,194
State: $320,221

Townhouses or other attached units: $185,971
Here: $185,971
State: $238,220

In 2-unit structures: $325,908
Here: $325,908
State: $259,404

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $232,920
Here: $232,920
State: $213,359

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $311,330
Here: $311,330
State: $260,965

Mobile homes: $17,500
Here: $17,500
State: $43,568

Household type by relationship

Households: 9,303
In family households: 8,069 (2,292 male householders, 574 female householders)
2,337 spouses, 2,466 children (2,302 natural, 64 adopted, 100 stepchildren), 138 grandchildren, 26 brothers or sisters, 48 parents, 57 other relatives, 131 non-relatives
In nonfamily households: 1,234 (437 male householders (342 living alone)), 611 female householders (544 living alone)), 186 nonrelatives
In group quarters: 1 (0 institutionalized population)
Size of family households: 1,569 2-persons, 572 3-persons, 497 4-persons, 194 5-persons, 20 6-persons, 14 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 886 1-person, 143 2-persons, 13 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

1,535 married couples with children.
383 single-parent households (81 men, 302 women).

93.3% of residents of Satellite Beach speak English at home.
2.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (69% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 19% speak English not well).
3.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (77% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 11% speak English not well).
0.3% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 488 (5.2%)
(54.5% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here: 6.8
State: 5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here: 4.7
State: 3.8

HIGH SCHOOLS - PUBLIC
Satellite Beach High School
300 Scorpion Court, Satellite Beach
(321) 779-2000
Grades: 9-12

MIDDLE SCHOOLS - PUBLIC
DeLaura Junior High
300 Jackson Ave., Satellite Beach
(321) 773-7581
Grades: 7-8

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS - PUBLIC 
Spessard L. Holland Elementary
50 Holland Court, Satellite Beach
(321) 773-7591
Grades: K-6
Sea Park Elementary
300 Sea Park Blvd., Satellite Beach
(321) 779-2050
Grades: K-6

Surfside Elementary
475 Cassia Blvd., Satellite Beach
(321) 773-2818
Grades: K-6 
 
 

 



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