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Population (year 2000): 16,181. Estimated population in July 2005: 19,643 (+21.4% change)
Males: 7,757 (47.9%), Females: 8,424 (52.1%)

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Median resident age: 46.9 years
Median household income: $39,327 (year 2000)
Median house value: $94,100 (year 2000)

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Races in Sebastian:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.1%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Black (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (20.1%), Irish (15.2%), English (13.9%), Italian (13.9%), United States (7.1%), French (4.8%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles

Sebastian,

For population 25 years and over in Sebastian

  • High school or higher: 82.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 13.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.1%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Sebastian city

  • Never married: 15.5%
  • Now married: 63.7%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 9.5%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

6.9% Foreign born (2.5% Latin America, 2.3% Europe, 1.0% North America, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,877 (+57.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bay, FL Palm (18.4 miles pop. 79,413).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (133.6 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (921.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: FL Roseland, (3.6 miles FL (4.1 miles Wabasso, Beach, FL (4.7 miles North Orchid, FL (4.8 miles) , Beach, FL (5.8 miles Wabasso Beach, FL (6.2 miles Winter FL (6.9 miles Micco, FL (8.1 miles Fellsmere,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 237 buildings, average cost: $78,300
  • 1997: 237 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 255 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 259 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2000: 269 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2001: 294 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2002: 328 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2003: 501 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 565 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2005: 644 buildings, average cost: $168,300

Latitude: 27.78 N, Longitude: 80.48 W

Area code: 772


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (17.9%), Retail trade (14.7%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -3,287 (-20.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,541 (22.9%)


 

Crime in Sebastian by Year

Type 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 2 0 0 1
    per 100,000 12.4 0.0 0.0 6.2
Rapes 1 3 4 6
    per 100,000 6.2 18.5 24.7 37.1
Robberies 1 2 2 4
    per 100,000 6.2 12.4 12.4 24.7
Assaults 29 47 54 43
    per 100,000 179.2 290.5 333.7 265.7
Burglaries 99 90 111 130
    per 100,000 611.8 556.2 686.0 803.4
Thefts 306 271 288 318
    per 100,000 1891.1 1674.8 1779.9 1965.3
Auto thefts 13 12 13 13
    per 100,000 80.3 74.2 80.3 80.3
177.4 181.1 206.0 222.9


Average climate in Sebastian, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Sebastian,

Sebastian-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.5 miles away from the Sebastian city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category 3 tornado 27.2 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Main business address for: EMERGE INTERACTIVE INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).


Hospital/medical center in Sebastian:
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (13695 U S HIGHWAY 1)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Sebastian:
  • HEALTHSOUTH TREASURE COAST REHAB HOSP (about 12 miles; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • INDIAN RIVER MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 12 miles; VERO BEACH, FL)
  • CIRCLES OF CARE INC (about 23 miles; MELBOURNE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Sebastian:
  • VERO BEACH MUNI (about 11 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: VRB)
  • MELBOURNE INTL (about 25 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; ID: MLB)
  • PATRICK AFB (about 33 miles; COCOA BEACH, FL; ID: COF)
Other public-use airports nearest to Sebastian:
  • SEBASTIAN MUNI (about 2 miles; SEBASTIAN, FL; ID: X26)
  • NEW HIBISCUS AIRPARK (about 12 miles; VERO BEACH, FL; ID: X52)
  • VALKARIA (about 13 miles; VALKARIA, FL; ID: X59)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 14 $44,296 $37,968 5 $3,653
Financial Administration 8 $25,211 $37,816 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,878 $34,536 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 32 $121,560 $45,585 0 $0
Police - Other 16 $30,954 $23,215 13 $3,897
Streets and Highways 25 $71,785 $34,456 1 $1,023
Airports 1 $3,157 $37,884 1 $620
Parks and Recreation 15 $33,301 $26,640 26 $6,487
Other and Unallocable 9 $20,065 $26,753 0 $0
Totals for Government 121 $353,206 $35,028 46 $15,680


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sebastian:
  • FLORIDA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY-MELBOURNE (about 23 miles; MELBOURNE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,055)
  • INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 27 miles; FT PIERCE, FL; FT enrollment: 6,149)
  • BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE-COCOA CAMPUS (about 44 miles; COCOA, FL; FT enrollment: 7,277)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (about 77 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 26,717)
  • VALENCIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 79 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 15,792)
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 82 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
  • ROLLINS COLLEGE (about 83 miles; WINTER PARK, FL; FT enrollment: 2,899)
Public high school in Sebastian:
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER SENIOR HIGH (Students: 1,781; Location: 9001 NINTIETH AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Sebastian:
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,250; Location: 9400 COUNTY ROAD 512; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PELICAN ISLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 677; Location: 1355 SCHUMANN DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SEBASTIAN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 605; Location: 400 COUNTY ROAD 512; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LIBERTY MAGNET SCHOOL (Students: 506; Location: 8955 85TH STREET; Grades: KG - 05)
  • SEBASTIAN JUNIOR HIGH CHARTER (Students: 104; Location: 782 WAVE STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
Private primary/middle schools in Sebastian:
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 13; Location: 10655 ROSELAND RD; Grades: 4 - 9)
  • SEBASTIAN PRIVATE ELEMENTARY S (Students: 12; Location: 1001 ROSELAND RD; Grades: KG - 5)

User submitted facts and corrections:
  • The black population is significantly below state average according to the percentate figure at the top of the page.

Notable location: Barefoot Bay Commercial Center (A).

Churches in Sebastian include: Saint Elizabeth Episcopal Church (A), Saint Sebastian Catholic Church (B), Calvary Baptist Church (C), Kingdom Hall Sebastian Congregation (D), First Baptist Church (E), First Church of the Nazarene (F), Macedonia Church (G), Christ the King Lutheran Church (H).

Cemetery: Sebastian Cemetery (1).


Sebastian compared to Florida state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Sebastian:
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WTTB (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sebastian:
  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSN (97.1 FM; INDIAN RIVER SHORES, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W202AY (88.3 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sebastian:
  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)

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