Hobe Sound, Florida

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Population in 2010: 11,521. Population change since 2000: +1.3%
Males: 5,544  (48.1%)
Females: 5,977  (51.9%)
Median resident age:  53.6 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33455.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,441 (it was $36,541 in 2000)
Hobe Sound:

$36,441
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $26,776 (it was $21,603 in 2000)

Hobe Sound CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $125,815 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Hobe Sound:

$125,815
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $241,689; Detached houses: $364,681; Townhouses or other attached units: $115,635; In 2-unit structures: $264,083; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $121,696; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $175,454; Mobile homes: $72,029

Median gross rent in 2012: $757.

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Hobe Sound races chart
  • White alone - 10,698 (82.9%)
  • Hispanic - 1,097 (8.5%)
  • Black alone - 985 (7.6%)
  • Two or more races - 57 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.3%)
  • Asian alone - 21 (0.2%)

Races in Hobe Sound detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hobe Sound: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (16.5%), Irish (15.8%), English (10.0%), Italian (6.0%), Polish (4.7%), United States (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 24 feet

Land area: 5.46 square miles.

Population density: 2,109 people per square mile   (low).

Hobe Sound,FL real estate house value index trend

Hobe Sound, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Hobe Sound:

  • High school or higher: 85.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 27.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hobe Sound CDP:

  • Never married: 22.6%
  • Now married: 47.5%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 17.5%

966 residents are foreign born (1.8% Europe, 1.4% Latin America).

This place:  7.4%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Hobe Sound, Florida as of May 28, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Hobe Sound to the number of sex offenders is 549 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,131 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,031 (1.0%)

Hobe Sound satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Port St. Lucie, FL (19.0 miles , pop. 88,769).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (84.6 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (938.6 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Jupiter Island, FL (1.5 miles ), Port Salerno, FL (2.4 miles ), Tequesta, FL (2.9 miles ), Sewall's Point, FL (3.0 miles ), Limestone Creek, FL (3.0 miles ), Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL (3.1 miles ), Stuart, FL (3.2 miles ), Palm City, FL (3.3 miles ).

Latitude: 27.08 N, Longitude: 80.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,779 (-13.6%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,332 (27.8%)

Area code: 772

Hobe Sound household income distribution Hobe Sound home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.3%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (19%)
  • Retail trade (16%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Manufacturing (5%)
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (3%)
  • Carpenters (3%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Hobe Sound: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Hobe Sound, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Hobe Sound-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 35% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/19/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.2 miles away from the Hobe Sound place center killed one person and injured 24 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category F3 tornado 26.4 miles away from the place center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Hobe Sound-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 405.0 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 92.1 miles away from Hobe Sound center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 402.8 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 368.7 miles away from the city center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from Hobe Sound center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 413.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Martin County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 6, Tropical Storms: 3, Floods: 2, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hobe Sound topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Hobe Sound:

  • EDGEWATER MANOR (9555 SE FEDERAL HWY)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Hobe Sound:

  • SALERNO BAY MANOR (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STUART, FL)
  • MARTIN NURSING AND RESTORATIVE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; STUART, FL)
  • SANDY PINES (Hospital, about 8 miles away; TEQUESTA, FL)
  • HOSPICE OF THE TREASURE COAST (Hospital, about 9 miles away; STUART, FL)
  • ALOHA HOME CARE LLC (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STUART, FL)
  • K AND D HOME HEALTH CARE CORP (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STUART, FL)
  • ANCHOR HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 10 miles away; STUART, FL)

College/University in Hobe Sound:

  • Hobe Sound Bible College (Full-time enrollment: 128; Location: 11298 SE Gomez; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hsbc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hobe Sound:

  • Palm Beach Atlantic University (about 27 miles; West Palm Beach, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,868)
  • Indian River State College (about 28 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 33 miles; Lake Worth, FL; FT enrollment: 19,938)
  • Lynn University (about 49 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 49 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 59 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 62 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 18,270)

Private high school in Hobe Sound:

  • HOBE SOUND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 209; Location: 11305 SE GOMEZ AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
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Notable locations in Hobe Sound: Hobe Sound Station (A), The Market Place at Hobe Sound (B), Martin County Fire Rescue Station 33 (C), Martin County Fire Rescue Station 32 (D), Martin County Public Library System Hobe Sound Branch Library (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Hobe Sound include: Saint Matthew Primitive Baptist Church (A), Saint Christophers Catholic Church (B), New Allen Temple Church (C), Mount Olive Missionary Baptist Church (D), Hobe Sound Community Presbyterian Church (E), First United Methodist Church of Hobe Sound (F), Faith Covenant Church (G), Hobe Sound Church (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Banner Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Blowing Rocks Preserve (Recreation Areas; 574 South Beach Road).

Martin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 73.4. This is about average.

City:

73.4
U.S.:

74.2

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 30.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

30.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.99. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.99
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Hobe Sound and their reported violations in the past:

TWIN RIVERS TRAILER PARK (Population served: 70, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
S.T.O.P. CAMP (Population served: 28, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between APR-2012 and JUN-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
JON DICKINSON ST PK - NELSON (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 13.3%
(10.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.9% for Black residents, 32.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 85.4% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  59.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  6.3%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Hobe Sound in 2010:

  • 113 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 69 people in college/university student housing
  • 34 people in residential treatment centers for adults
234 people in nursing homes in 2000
79 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000

Hobe Sound, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Hobe Sound compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Banks with branches in Hobe Sound (2011 data):

  • Seacoast National Bank: Hobe Sound Branch at 11711 S.E. U.S. #1, branch established on 1980/11/18. Info updated 2006/10/25: Bank assets: $2,135.8 mil, Deposits: $1,726.5 mil, headquarters in Stuart, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 42 total offices, Holding Company: Capgen Capital Group Iii Lp
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hobe Sound Branch at 11900 South East Federal Highway, branch established on 1971/11/05. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Hobe Sound Branch at 9955 Se Federal Highway, branch established on 1989/07/17. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • BankAtlantic: Hobe Sound Branch at 11400 S.E. Federal Highway, branch established on 1990/03/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,648.1 mil, Deposits: $3,293.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices
  • BankUnited, National Association: Hobe Sound/Island Crossing Branch at 11702 S.E. Federal Hwy, Unit 15, branch established on 2009/05/21. Info updated 2012/03/05: Bank assets: $11,197.9 mil, Deposits: $7,515.1 mil, headquarters in Miami Lakes, FL, positive income, 82 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hobe Sound at 11800 Southeast Federal Hwy, branch established on 2001/05/29. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Hobe Sound, Florida:

  • Jupiter Island Club Hotel, Jupiter Is, Hobe Sound, FL 33455
  • Palms Inn & Suites, 10825 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455 , Phone: (772) 546-6568, Fax: (772) 545-3909
  • Heritage Inn Suites, 8605 Se Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, FL 33455 , Fax: (772) 546-3610
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hobe Sound, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Hobe Sound travel time to work - commute Hobe Sound mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (98%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Neighborhoods in Hobe Sound:

(Hobe Sound, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Hobe Sound CDP (based on Martin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 47.10%
Here: 47.1%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchJewish
Adherents59.4%8.1%6.8%6.2%3.7%
Congregations7.8%6.5%16.9%7.8%2.6%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)Evangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaLutheran ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Other
Adherents3.1%2.2%1.8%1.7%7.1%
Congregations5.2%2.6%2.6%11.7%36.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 28
Martin County:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Martin County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 48
Martin County:

3.46 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 164
Here:

11.82 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Martin County:

20.3%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.5%
State:

14.0%

8.04% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($61,417 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.04%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($190 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from St. Lucie County, FL  1.75% ($37,279 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  1.38% ($66,929)
from Broward County, FL  0.31% ($48,775)


7.28% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($42,188 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.28%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($129 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to St. Lucie County, FL  1.89% ($33,065 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  1.07% ($47,575)
to Broward County, FL  0.26% ($36,943)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hobe Sound:

  • WEFL (760 AM; 3 kW; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: STAR OF THE PALM BEACHES, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WJNO (1290 AM; 10 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WPSL (1590 AM; 5 kW; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: PORT ST LUCIE BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJBW (1000 AM; 1 kW; JUPITER, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL JUPITER, INC.)
  • WMNE (1600 AM; 5 kW; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hobe Sound:

  • WKGR (98.7 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMBX (102.3 FM; JENSEN BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WPBZ (103.1 FM; INDIANTOWN, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WZZR (94.3 FM; RIVIERA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WLDI (95.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAYF (88.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WAY-FM MEDIA GROUP. INC.)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJBW-FM (106.3 FM; JUPITER, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WCNO (89.9 FM; PALM CITY, FL; Owner: NATIONAL CHRISTIAN NETWORK, INC.)
  • WOLL (105.5 FM; HOBE SOUND, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAVW (92.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W242AC (96.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: FRIENDS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WHLG (101.3 FM; PORT ST. LUCIE, FL; Owner: HORTON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WRLX (92.1 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W270AD (101.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: TRINITY INTERNATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hobe Sound:

  • WTCN-CA (Channel 43; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: WILLIAM H. BROTHERS)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • W53BS (Channel 53; JUPITER, FL; Owner: SPIRIT PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • W47BG (Channel 47; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CING., INC.)
  • WBWP-LP (Channel 57; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: H&R PRODUCTION GROUP, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Hobe Sound fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 15
Total length: 38 meters (125ft)
Total average daily traffic: 443,744
Total average daily truck traffic: 44,244

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1950-1959: 10
  • 1960-1969: 2
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 3
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hobe Sound, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hobe Sound)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 72 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Hobe Sound, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 128 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hobe Sound)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hobe Sound)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 30 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED23$135,58333$178,15062$229,4068$91,96518$170,22412$56,333
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED3$207,4605$225,13016$200,5042$14,0003$261,9001$15,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED8$152,61612$244,36250$236,9383$157,7506$141,2028$61,125
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN4$191,4257$220,54717$228,1131$90,0003$124,7433$57,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$183,0000$010$218,2571$112,0000$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.04 , 0014.05, 0014.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$149,9200$01$68,0001$68,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$286,5500$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$02$313,0000$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0014.04 , 0014.05, 0014.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 86
  • Hazardous Condition: 55
  • Service Call: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 11

Incident types - Hobe Sound

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hobe Sound, FL
Most common first names in Hobe Sound, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John18976.3 years
William17577.2 years
Robert14174.3 years
James11876.0 years
Mary11380.7 years
George10478.0 years
Charles9477.9 years
Joseph8977.6 years
Margaret7581.7 years
Dorothy6980.1 years
Most common last names in Hobe Sound, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson3676.6 years
Brown3578.7 years
Miller3378.7 years
Smith2579.3 years
Williams2077.0 years
Jones1880.2 years
Walker1776.9 years
Robinson1677.2 years
Clark1681.2 years
Arnold1584.0 years
Businesses in Hobe Sound, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1Publix Super Markets1
CVS1Subway1
Circle K1Tire Kingdom1
Curves1U-Haul1
Decora Cabinetry1UPS3
FedEx1

Hobe Sound on our top lists:

  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with low-earning residents located near cities with high-earning residents"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Construction (population 5,000+)"
  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Private households (population 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity (pop 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #61 (33455) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #66 (33455) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Moroccan first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #82 (33455) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2004 average taxable dividends for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Krishna P. Singh (21)
  • Vincent P. Laurello (16)
  • Michael Wycoki (4)
  • Joseph A. Daley, Jr. (4)
  • Daniel M. Brake (4)
  • Robert Angel (3)
  • Marc Kronenberg (3)
  • Daniel Brake (3)
  • John C. Allard (3)
  • Marc Andrew Kronenberg (3)

Total of 103 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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