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Located between the communities of Satellite Beach and Indialantic is the beachside city of Indian Harbour Beach. While the city's history doesn't run as deep as some in Brevard County, its beauty and location make Indian Harbour Beach a popular spot along the Space Coast and the Atlantic Ocean.

On June 6, 1955, the Town of Indian Harbour Beach was established. In 1963 the Charter was changed and the town became the City of Indian Harbour Beach. Due to its fiscal policies, the city has no long-term indebtedness and its population of over 8,000 people enjoy a tax rate which is among the lowest in Brevard County.

Popular attractions include 27-acre W. Lansing Gleason Park, which has a boardwalk, gazebos around the lake, picnic facilities and exercise and jogging trails. The Community Services Center offers beach volleyball, shuffleboard courts and a heated competition swimming pool. Other activities include tennis, water sports and fishing, plus there are many sports fields including the Algonquin Sports Complex with lighted baseball, softball and soccer fields.

Residents of Indian Harbour Beach typically are affluent married couples between ages 45 and 64, and receive their income from salaries, rental properties, interest, dividends, retirement funds, and pensions. Most are business owners or managers. They live in suburban single-family homes. For enjoyment, Indian Harbour Beach residents golf, fish, swim, go to the beach, and travel.

Population in July 2008: 8,311. Population change since 2000: +2.0%
Males: 3,938 (47.4%)
Females: 4,373 (52.6%)

Median resident age: 46.4 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years

Estimated median household income in 2008: $52,849 (it was $42,889 in 2000)
Indian Harbour Beach: $52,849
Florida: $47,778

Estimated per capita income in 2008: $37,178

Estimated median house or condo value in 2008: $239,276 (it was $108,100 in 2000)
Indian Harbour Beach: $239,276
Florida: $218,700

Mean prices in 2008:
All housing units: $333,472
Detached houses: $387,605
Townhouses or other attached units: $225,431
In 2-unit structures: $284,961
In 3-to-4-unit structures: $178,816
In 5-or-more-unit structures: $261,449
Mobile homes: $12,734

Races in Indian Harbour Beach:
White Non-Hispanic (92.8%)
Hispanic (3.3%)
Two or more races (1.2%)
Black (0.9%)
American Indian (0.6%)
Other race (0.6%)
Asian Indian (0.5%)

Dec. 2009 cost of living index in Indian Harbour Beach: 88.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

Houses: 4,317 (3,768 occupied: 2,834 owner occupied, 934 renter occupied)

% of renters in Indian Harbour Beach: 25%
State: 30%

Housing density: 2018 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: $885 (lower quartile is $776, upper quartile is $1,115)
Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2008: $886
Median gross rent in Indian Harbour Beach, FL in 2008: $1,009

Housing units in Indian Harbour Beach with a mortgage: 1,567 (116 second mortgage, 164 home equity loan, 9 both second mortgage and home equity loan)

Houses without a mortgage: 778

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

DeLaura Middle School
300 Jackson Ave., Satellite Beach
(321) 773-7581
Grades: 7-8

Ocean Breeze Elementary
1101 Cheyenne Drive, Indian Harbour Beach
(321) 779-2040
Grades: K-6