Sebastian is a city located in Brevard County and Indian River County Florida. With a 2020 population of 25,678, it is the 166th largest city in Florida and the 1801st largest city in the United States. Sebastian is currently growing at a rate of 1.23% annually and its population has increased by 0.25% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 25,613 in 2020. Spanning over 15 miles, Sebastian has a population density of 1,834 people per square mile.
The average household income in Sebastian is $67,618 with a poverty rate of 10.64%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,156 per month, and the median house value is $200,700. The median age in Sebastian is 55.4 years, 54.4 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sebastianwas:
2021 and 2022 population is estimated by projecting the 2019 numbers.
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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 hispanic people with a rate of 42.75%.
92.54% of Sebastian residents speak only English, while 7.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.21% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Sebastian is Black, with 42.25% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Sebastian is Multiple, with 4.30% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.38%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.54%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Sebastian
93.34% of Sebastian residents were born in the United States, with 27.26% having been born in Florida. 1.57% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.