Sebastian, Florida Population 2021

26,952
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Sebastian is a city located in Brevard County and Indian River County Florida. With a 2020 population of 26,952, it is the 95th largest city in Florida and the 1426th largest city in the United States . Sebastian is currently growing at a rate of 1.57% annually and its population has increased by 22.91% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 21,929 in 2010. Sebastian reached it's highest population of 26,952 in 2021. Spanning over 15 miles, Sebastian has a population density of 1,925 people per square mile.

The average household income in Sebastian is $67,618 with a poverty rate of 12.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,050 per month, and the median house value is $195,500. The median age in Sebastian is 55.4 years, 54.4 years for males, and 56.5 years for females.

Sebastian Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Sebastian was:

  • White: 91.98%
  • Black or African American: 4.78%
  • Two or more races: 1.92%
  • Other race: 0.63%
  • Asian: 0.29%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.18%
The current population of Sebastian, Florida is 26,952 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 25,701.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 21,929.

Sebastian, Florida Population 2021

2019 and 2020 population is estimated by projecting the raw 2018 numbers.

Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021165,3952,7361.65%
2020162,6592,7361.68%
2019159,9232,7361.71%
2018157,1872,9461.87%
2017154,2413,0822.00%
2016151,1593,7252.46%
2015147,4342,9892.03%
2014144,4452,5501.77%
2013141,8951,4221.00%
2012140,4731,3700.98%
2011139,1038330.60%
2010138,2700.00%

Sebastian Metro Area Population by Year

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White23,09391.98%
Black or African American1,2004.78%
Two or More Races4821.92%
Some Other Race1580.63%
Asian740.29%
American Indian and Alaska Native540.22%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander460.18%
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Sebastian Population by Race

Sebastian Population Pyramid $2021

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Sebastian Median Age

55.4


Total

54.4


Male

56.5


Female

Sebastian Adults

There are 21,103 adults, (8,679 of whom are seniors) in Sebastian.

Sebastian Age Dependency

102.1

Age Dependency Ratio

69.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

32.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Sebastian Sex Ratio

Female

12,923

51.47%

Male

12,184

48.53%

Sebastian Population by Age

Sebastian Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Sebastian Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.7%12.3%
All83.2%16.8%
Non Family79.3%20.7%
Male77.3%22.7%
Female62.4%37.6%

83.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Sebastian Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,7822.5683.2
Married5,7692.9987.7
Non Family3,2191.3279.3
Female5834.2962.4
Male2114.9377.3

3.09

Average Family Size

2.56

Average Household Size

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Sebastian Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2741.37%
9th to 12th Grade1,2336.15%
High School Graduate7,39236.89%
Some College4,29921.46%
Associates Degree1,9389.67%
Bachelors Degree3,31816.56%
Graduate Degree1,5837.90%
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Sebastian Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Sebastian Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White18,01616,8114,275
Hispanic870696330
Black809791225
2+ Races25916618
Other Race955434
Asian745726
Native American545418

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 37.93%.

Sebastian Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,527$31,577$28,049
Less Than 9th Grade$25,893$32,531$18,891
High School Graduate$27,151$29,439$23,486
Some College$31,924$36,411$31,129
Bachelors Degree$38,333$60,703$30,446
Graduate Degree$41,353$$40,361

$30,527

Average Earnings

$31,577

Average Male

$28,049

Average Female

Sebastian Earnings by Educational Attainment

Sebastian Language by Age

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Sebastian Language

94.57% of Sebastian residents speak only English, while 5.43% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.00% of the population.

Sebastian Language

Sebastian Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White21,8522,28910.48%
Hispanic1,44740527.99%
Black1,20025921.58%
Multiple4826914.32%
Other1585937.34%
Asian741824.32%
Native5423.70%

12.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.14%

Male Poverty Rate

14.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Sebastian

The race most likely to be in poverty in Sebastian is Other, with 37.34% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Sebastian is Native, with 3.70% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.72%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 14.03%.

Sebastian Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade14.60%
High School10.71%
Some College9.52%
Bachelors or Greater7.96%

Sebastian Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed24.49%
Female Unemployed18.87%
Female Employed8.08%
Male Employed3.77%

Sebastian Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Sebastian Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$53,707$67,618
Families$63,446$76,066
Married Families$65,283-
Non Families$35,385$49,042
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Income by Household Type

Sebastian Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

59.6%

Male Marriage Rate

52.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Sebastian Married by Age and Sex

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Sebastian Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Sebastian Marital Status by Race

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Sebastian Marital Status

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2,791

Number of Veterans

2,629

Male Veterans

162

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam1,132
First Gulf War440
Korea402
Second Gulf War113
World War II98

Sebastian Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+1,198
65 to 74767
35 to 54472
55 to 64332
18 to 3422

Sebastian Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2,75113.95%
Hispanic373.72%
2+ Races249.27%
Black161.86%

Sebastian Veterans by Race

Sebastian Veterans by Education

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5.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

42.06%

Veteran Disability Rate

Sebastian Veterans by Education

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44.3%

Labor Force Participation

41.4%

Employment Rate

6.2%

Unemployment Rate

Sebastian Employment by Age

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Sebastian Employment by Race

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Sebastian Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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29.04%

Born in Sebastian

94.79%

Native Born

5.21%

Foreign Born

1.86%

Non Citizen

3.35%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

94.79% of Sebastian residents were born in the United States, with 29.04% having been born in Florida. 1.86% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Sebastian Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202126,9524171.57%
202026,5354171.60%
201926,1184171.62%
201825,7015232.08%
201725,1785262.13%
201624,6527683.22%
201523,8846242.68%
201423,2606242.76%
201322,6363001.34%
201222,3362531.15%
201122,0831190.54%
201021,9645,7833.10%
200016,1815,9764.72%
199010,2057,37413.68%
19802,8310.00%

Sebastian Population by Year