Hobe Sound is a city located in Martin County Florida. With a 2020 population of 13,491, it is the 269th largest city in Florida and the 3233rd largest city in the United States. Hobe Sound is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually but its population has decreased by -8.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,764 in 2020. Spanning over 8 miles, Hobe Sound has a population density of 1,898 people per square mile.
The average household income in Hobe Sound is $83,117 with a poverty rate of 10.49%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,046 per month, and the median house value is $223,200. The median age in Hobe Sound is 54.9 years, 53.3 years for males, and 56 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hobe Soundwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 67.33%.
92.46% of Hobe Sound residents speak only English, while 7.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.60% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Hobe Sound is Black, with 51.65% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Hobe Sound is Hispanic, with 5.80% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.31%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.61%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Hobe Sound
92.19% of Hobe Sound residents were born in the United States, with 32.06% having been born in Florida. 2.66% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.