Madeira Beach, Florida
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About Madeira Beach, FL
Madeira Beach, Florida
City
Sunset at Madeira Beach
Sunset at Madeira Beach
Nickname(s): Two miles long and a smile wide
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Location in Pinellas County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 27°47?45?N 82°47?26?W / 27.79583°N 82.79056°W / 27.79583; -82.79056Coordinates: 27°47?45?N 82°47?26?W / 27.79583°N 82.79056°W / 27.79583; -82.79056
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Pinellas
Area[1]
 o Total 3.26 sq mi (8.45 km2)
 o Land 0.98 sq mi (2.55 km2)
 o Water 2.28 sq mi (5.90 km2)
Elevation 3 ft (1 m)
Population (2010)
 o Total 4,263
 o Estimate (2016)[2] 4,412
 o Density 4,483.74/sq mi (1,731.02/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 o Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 33708, 33738
Area code(s) 727
FIPS code 12-42400[3]
GNIS feature ID 0286267[4]
Website www.madeirabeachfl.gov

Madeira Beach m?-DAIR-? beach is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States, bordered on the west by the Gulf of Mexico and on the east by St. Petersburg. As of the 2010 census, the population was 4,263.[5] The area is primarily residential with little or no industrial or sizable service businesses. Residents are mostly supported by commercial interests outside the area, and a large number of residents are retirees. Entertainment district John's Pass is located on the Intracoastal Waterway. The city is often referred to by locals as Mad Beach.[6]

Geography

Madeira Beach is located at 27°47?45?N 82°47?26?W / 27.795853°N 82.790623°W / 27.795853; -82.790623.[7]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.3 square miles (8.5 km2), of which 1.0 square mile (2.6 km2) is land and 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2) (68.50%) is water.[8] The city is located on a barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico to the southwest and Boca Ciega Bay to the northeast. One bridge, the Tom Stuart Causeway, connects Madeira Beach to the mainland, in the unincorporated community of Bay Pines. To the northwest of Madeira Beach is the town of Redington Beach, and to the southeast, across the inlet of John's Pass, is the city of Treasure Island.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 4,511 people, 2,528 households, and 1,122 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,392.0 per square mile (1,691.0/km²). There were 3,976 housing units at an average density of 3,871.1 per square mile (1,490.4/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.05% White, 0.27% African American, 0.31% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.37% of the population.

There were 2,528 households out of which 9.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 35.6% were married couples living together, 5.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 55.6% were non-families. 42.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.78 and the average family size was 2.36.

In the city, the population was spread out with 8.2% under the age of 18, 4.8% from 18 to 24, 29.3% from 25 to 44, 35.7% from 45 to 64, and 22.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 111.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 110.2 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $36,671, and the median income for a family was $50,833. Males had a median income of $32,353 versus $27,455 for females. The per capita income for the city was $30,097. About 4.1% of families and 9.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.1% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those age 65 or over.

See also

References

  1. ^ "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2017. 
  2. ^ a b "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved 2017. 
  3. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved 2008. 
  5. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Madeira Beach city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 2012. 
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  7. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved 2011. 
  8. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Madeira Beach city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved 2012. 
  9. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved 2015. 

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