South Bay, Florida Population 2020

5,219
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South Bay is a city located in Florida. With a 2020 population of 5,219, it is the 224th largest city in Florida and the 4629th largest city in the United States. South Bay is currently growing at a rate of 0.33% annually and its population has increased by 7.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,876 in 2010. Spanning over 4 miles, South Bay has a population density of 1,824 people per square mile.

The average household income in South Bay is $55,325 with a poverty rate of 31.81%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $819 per month, and the median house value is $82,200. The median age in South Bay is 39.1 years, 40.2 years for males, and 27.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 416.2 males.

South Bay Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 55.51%
  • White: 39.15%
  • Other race: 2.37%
  • Two or more races: 2.03%
  • Asian: 0.72%
  • Native American: 0.22%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of South Bay, Florida is 5,219, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 5,185.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,876.

South Bay, Florida Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
Black or African American2,84055.51%
White2,00339.15%
Some Other Race1212.37%
Two or More Races1042.03%
Asian370.72%
American Indian and Alaska Native110.22%
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South Bay Population Pyramid 2020

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South Bay Median Age

39.1


Total

40.2


Male

27.6


Female

South Bay Adults

There are 4,416 adults, (321 of whom are seniors) in South Bay.

South Bay Age Dependency

24.9

Age Dependency Ratio

7.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

17.1

Child Dependency Ratio

South Bay Sex Ratio

Female

991

19.37%

Male

4,125

80.63%

South Bay Households and Families

South Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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South Bay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married81.8%18.2%
All46.4%53.6%
Non Family35.6%64.4%
Male26%74%
Female24.8%75.2%

46.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5283.7946.4
Married1764.2781.8
Female1614.524.8
Non Family1181.335.6
Male735.0826

4.33

Average Family Size

3.79

Average Household Size

13.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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South Bay Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade49712.25%
9th to 12th Grade1,22530.19%
High School Graduate1,47636.38%
Some College45311.17%
Associates Degree1654.07%
Bachelors Degree1613.97%
Graduate Degree801.97%
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South Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
Black2,1071,17874
Hispanic99542161
White880706103
Other Race926
Multiple Races917018
Asian28103
Native American11

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 80.23%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 19.78%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$24,904$26,076$23,148
Less Than High School$24,667$26,181$22,813
High School Grad$25,000$26,200$23,000
Some College$19,883$30,521$19,545
Bachelors Degree$30,962$26,250$42,083
Graduate Degree$$$

$24,904

Average Earnings

$26,076

Average Male

$23,148

Average Female

South Bay Language

South Bay Language by Age

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South Bay Language

73.14% of South Bay residents speak only English, while 26.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 23.42% of the population.

South Bay Poverty

South Bay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,39256140.30%
Asian3030100.00%
Hispanic546274.95%
White342161.76%

31.81%

Overall Poverty Rate

27.80%

Male Poverty Rate

35.92%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in South Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in South Bay is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in South Bay is Hispanic, with 4.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 7.64%. Among those working part-time, it was 27.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 43.11%.

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Name Poverty
Some College36.64%
Less Than High School29.85%
High School17.41%
Bachelors or Greater9.30%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed67.27%
Male Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed23.38%
Male Employed3.66%

South Bay Income

South Bay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$33,958$55,325
Families$36,842$61,840
Married Families$63,750-
Non Families$20,250$23,171
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South Bay Marital Status

South Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

17.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

15.2%

Male Marriage Rate

28.6%

Female Marriage Rate

South Bay Married by Age and Sex

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South Bay 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 55-64.

South Bay Marital Status by Race

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South Bay Veterans

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176

Number of Veterans

176

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War58
Vietnam49
Second Gulf War33
World War II
Korea
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 5466
55 to 6457
65 to 7425
18 to 3416
75+12
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Name Veterans % of Total
White1176.17%
Black532.32%
Hispanic211.85%
2 or More66.59%

South Bay Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0.00%

Veteran Disability Rate

South Bay Employment Status

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19.4%

Labor Force Participation

16.6%

Employment Rate

14.4%

Unemployment Rate

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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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54.22%

Born in Florida

78.85%

Native Born

21.15%

Foreign Born

13.12%

Non Citizen

8.03%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

78.85% of South Bay residents were born in the United States, with 54.22% having been born in Florida. 13.12% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20205,219170.33%
20195,202170.33%
20185,185330.64%
20175,152170.33%
20165,135250.49%
20155,110911.81%
20145,019370.74%
20134,982490.99%
20124,933430.88%
20114,890170.35%
20104,8731,0142.36%
20003,8593010.82%
19903,558-328-0.88%
19803,8869282.77%
19702,9580.00%