Surfside, Florida

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Population in 2017: 5,841 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +19.0%
Males: 2,656  (45.5%)
Females: 3,185  (54.5%)
Median resident age:

42.5 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33154.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $70,700 (it was $50,927 in 2000)
Surfside:

$70,700
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $53,933 (it was $38,375 in 2000)

Surfside town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $462,182 (it was $181,600 in 2000)
Surfside:

$462,182
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $412,171; detached houses: $452,188; townhouses or other attached units: $290,267; in 2-unit structures: $240,090; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $296,848; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $387,365; mobile homes: $113,644

Median gross rent in 2017: $2,251.

March 2019 cost of living index in Surfside: 119.6 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 6.7%
(4.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Surfside, FL (2010)
    • 2,88050.1%White alone
    • 2,67346.5%Hispanic
    • 751.3%Asian alone
    • 530.9%Black alone
    • 460.8%Two or more races
    • 160.3%Other race alone
    • 10.02%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Surfside by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.9)
1
(21.7)
1
(22.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(17.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
4
(81.5)
9
(187.9)
5
(108.7)
2
(45.1)
1
(22.3)
2
(42.7)
2
(34.4)
2
(33.6)
1
(16.7)
2
(33.3)
3
(49.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(34.2)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
20
(407.3)
30
(626.4)
14
(304.4)
31
(698.4)
26
(580.4)
10
(213.5)
2
(34.4)
12
(201.4)
5
(83.6)
2
(33.3)
6
(99.1)
11
(181.0)
4
(68.4)
5
(85.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(488.8)
26
(542.9)
30
(652.3)
21
(473.1)
26
(580.4)
19
(405.6)
26
(446.6)
23
(386.0)
14
(234.1)
16
(266.5)
8
(132.1)
14
(230.4)
8
(136.8)
10
(170.1)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
129
(2,627)
92
(1,921)
113
(2,457)
107
(2,410)
142
(3,170)
131
(2,797)
149
(2,559)
120
(2,014)
93
(1,555)
131
(2,182)
112
(1,850)
148
(2,435)
81
(1,385)
88
(1,497)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(285.1)
6
(125.3)
11
(239.2)
8
(180.2)
7
(156.3)
4
(85.4)
4
(68.7)
9
(151.0)
9
(150.5)
7
(116.6)
8
(132.1)
8
(131.6)
7
(119.7)
4
(68.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(20.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(22.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(16.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)268.0323.2274.0315.2302.7219.7156.3183.4145.8131.9128.5173.498.5107.9

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City-data.com crime index in Surfside, FL

Crime rate in Surfside detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (31 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

5.27
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: Italian (8.8%), American (7.7%), French (6.4%), Brazilian (4.5%), German (3.4%), Russian (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 13 feet

Land area: 0.50 square miles.

Population density: 11,568 people per square mile   (high).

Surfside, Florida map

2,706 residents are foreign born (27.1% Latin America, 13.6% Europe).

This town:

45.1%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $5,960 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $6,038 (0.8%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: North Miami, FL (3.9 miles , pop. 59,880).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Miami, FL (8.8 miles , pop. 362,470).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (970.3 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Indian Creek, FL (0.6 miles),
Bay Harbor Islands, FL (0.9 miles ),
Bal Harbour, FL (1.0 miles ),
North Bay Village, FL (1.7 miles ),
Biscayne Park, FL (1.9 miles ),
North Miami, FL (2.0 miles ),
Miami Shores, FL (2.0 miles ),
Sunny Isles Beach, FL (2.1 miles )

Latitude: 25.88 N, Longitude: 80.13 W

Distribution of median household income in Surfside, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Surfside, FL in 2017

Property values in Surfside, FL

Surfside satellite photo by USGS

Surfside tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $91,200
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $91,200
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $575,000
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $411,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $600,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Surfside, FL residents
Average permit cost in Surfside, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.4%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Surfside, FL
Historical housing units in Surfside, FL

Population change in the 1990s: +776 (+18.8%).
Most common industries in Surfside, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.8%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Health care (8.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.6%)
  • Construction (4.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.5%)
  • Construction (7.8%)
  • Health care (6.1%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.8%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (15.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (12.3%)
  • Health care (10.8%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.4%)
  • Miscellaneous nondurable goods merchant wholesalers (4.0%)
Most common occupations in Surfside, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)
  • Top executives (3.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (9.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.3%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Entertainers and performers, sports, and related workers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Lawyers (4.5%)
  • Top executives (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5.1%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.8%)

Average climate in Surfside, Florida

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Surfside, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.3. This is about average.

City:

72.3
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 5.29. This is about average. Closest monitor was 4.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.29
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.179. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.179
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

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

On 6/17/1959, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Surfside town center injured 77 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/10/1956, a category F3 tornado 10.6 miles away from the town center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Surfside-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% 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 404.9 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 83.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 348.7 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 301.1 miles away from Surfside center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 400.1 miles away from Surfside center
On 1/12/2002 at 08:26:52, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 670.9 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 Miami-Dade County (8) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Tropical Storms: 2, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Surfside topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Surfside:

  • RX HOME HEALTH SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 1 miles away; BAY HARBOR ISLANDS, FL)
  • CENTURY HOME CARE INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIAMI BEACH, FL)
  • ALEYDA'S HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 2 miles away; MIAMI, FL)
  • HOME CARE RESOURCES HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; BISCAYNE PARK, FL)
  • TREASURE ISLE CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORTH BAY VILLAGE, FL)
  • ARCH PLAZA NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; NORTH MIAMI, FL)
  • IC QUALITY HEALTH CORP (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; MIAMI, FL)

Amtrak stations near Surfside:

  • 9 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: MIAMI INT'L AIRPORT (MIAMI, TRANSIT BUS LOADING AREA) - Bus Station

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Surfside:

  • Johnson & Wales University-North Miami (about 3 miles; North Miami, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,051)
  • Barry University (about 5 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 7,181)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 8 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,578)
  • Miami Dade College (about 9 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 53,787)
  • St Thomas University (about 9 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • Florida National University-Main Campus (about 13 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 4,106)
  • University of Miami (about 15 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 13,674)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Surfside: Surf-Bal-Bay Library (A), Surfside Police Station (B), Surfside Town Hall (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Tourist attraction: Beaches of Distinction (8701 Collins Avenue).

Hotel: Best Western Oceanfront Resort (9365 Collins Avenue).

Miami-Dade County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.2 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

58.3%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.7% of all households
8 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Surfside (2011 data):

  • New York Community Bank: Bal Harbour Branch at 9592 Harding Avenue, branch established on 1996/12/23. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $39,468.7 mil, Deposits: $20,709.8 mil, headquarters in Westbury, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 247 total offices, Holding Company: New York Community Bancorp, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Surfside Branch at 9401 Harding Avenue, branch established on 1995/07/01. 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
  • Citibank, National Association: 9525 Harding Ave. Branch at 9525 Harding Avenue, branch established on 1955/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 9556 Harding Av Branch at 9556 Harding Avenue, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • HSBC Bank USA, National Association: Bal Harbour Surfside Branch at 9501 Harding Avenue, branch established on 2005/08/15. Info updated 2010/11/30: Bank assets: $206,009.7 mil, Deposits: $149,026.8 mil, headquarters in Mc Lean, VA, positive income, 474 total offices, Holding Company: Hsbc Holdings Plc
  • BankUnited, National Association: Bal Harbour/Surfside Branch at 9537 Harding Ave, 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
  • Florida Community Bank, National Association: Surfside Branch at 9526 Harding Avenue, branch established on 2005/08/25. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $3,354.7 mil, Deposits: $2,512.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Bond Street Management, Llc

For population 15 years and over in Surfside:

Marital status in Surfside, FL
  • Never married: 18.2%
  • Now married: 58.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 12.1%
  • Divorced: 9.4%

For population 25 years and over in Surfside:

  • High school or higher: 94.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 61.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.1%
  • Unemployed: 4.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.2
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Surfside
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Religion statistics for Surfside, FL (based on Miami-Dade County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic544,44965
Evangelical Protestant271,814922
Other71,458200
Black Protestant60,07494
Mainline Protestant40,287146
Orthodox4,44010
None1,503,913-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 597
Miami-Dade County:

2.51 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 285
Miami-Dade County:

1.20 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 473
Miami-Dade County:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,610
Here:

6.76 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.9%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Miami-Dade County:

20.5%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.8%
Florida:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Surfside:

54.0%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Surfside:

54.4%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Surfside:

28.5
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.0%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

9.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.9

Overweight people:
Surfside:

36.9%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Surfside:

58.5%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Surfside:

79.7%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Surfside, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 27$191,170$84,9640$0
Parks and Recreation 10$31,432$37,71818$18,640
Solid Waste Management 9$22,813$30,4170$0
Sewerage 1$2,732$32,7840$0
Financial Administration 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 47$248,147$63,35718$18,640

Surfside government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $4,689,000 ($802.77)
    Sewerage: $1,209,000 ($206.99)
    Water Utilities: $918,000 ($157.16)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($3.42)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $3,957,000 ($677.45)
    Sewerage: $1,159,000 ($198.42)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,023,000 ($175.14)
    Parks and Recreation: $1,022,000 ($174.97)
    Water Utilities: $788,000 ($134.91)
    Natural Resources - Other: $779,000 ($133.37)
    General Public Buildings: $656,000 ($112.31)
    Central Staff Services: $566,000 ($96.90)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $446,000 ($76.36)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $414,000 ($70.88)
    Financial Administration: $372,000 ($63.69)
    Parking Facilities: $368,000 ($63.00)
    General - Other: $269,000 ($46.05)
    Transit Utilities: $106,000 ($18.15)
    Regular Highways: $63,000 ($10.79)
    Libraries: $46,000 ($7.88)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $4,179,000 ($715.46)
    Corporate Bonds: $2,135,000 ($365.52)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,205,000 ($206.30)
    Benefit Payments: $1,058,000 ($181.13)
    Other Investments - Other: $350,000 ($59.92)
    Withdrawals: $39,000 ($6.68)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $80,000 ($13.70)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parking Facilities: $1,174,000 ($200.99)
    Transit Utilities: $247,000 ($42.29)
    Regular Highways: $149,000 ($25.51)
    Parks and Recreation: $64,000 ($10.96)
    General - Other: $14,000 ($2.40)
    Police Protection: $13,000 ($2.23)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $11,000 ($1.88)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,912,000 ($1183.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $241,000 ($41.26)

Surfside government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,913,000 ($327.51)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,232,000 ($210.92)
    Parking Facilities: $680,000 ($116.42)
    Natural Resources - Other: $502,000 ($85.94)
    Other: $416,000 ($71.22)
    Parks and Recreation: $286,000 ($48.96)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $293,000 ($50.16)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $175,000 ($29.96)
    Local Employee Contribution: $130,000 ($22.26)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $2,000 ($0.34)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $568,000 ($97.24)
    Transit Utilities: $180,000 ($30.82)
    General Local Government Support: $145,000 ($24.82)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $480,000 ($82.18)
    General Revenue - Other: $128,000 ($21.91)
    Interest Earnings: $44,000 ($7.53)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,464,000 ($250.64)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $532,000 ($91.08)
  • Tax - Property: $5,619,000 ($961.99)
    Public Utilities Sales: $834,000 ($142.78)
    Other Selective Sales: $435,000 ($74.47)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $429,000 ($73.45)
    Other License: $394,000 ($67.45)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $119,000 ($20.37)

Surfside government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,240,000 ($2780.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,240,000 ($2780.35)

Surfside government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,146,000 ($196.20)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $3,261,000 ($558.29)
    Total Other Securities: $445,000 ($76.19)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $25,842,000 ($4424.24)

3.49% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($121,351 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.49%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.07% of residents moved from foreign countries ($2,857 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Broward County, FL  0.90% ($51,368 average AGI)
from Travis County, TX  0.21% ($31,298)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.13% ($182,141)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($53,109 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,613 average AGI)
Miami-Dade County:

0.10%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Broward County, FL  1.46% ($51,622 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.21% ($78,122)
to Orange County, FL  0.14% ($32,181)
Businesses in Surfside, FL
NameCountNameCount
CVS1Publix Super Markets1
GNC1SAS Shoes1
Jones New York1

Strongest AM radio stations in Surfside:

  • WIOD (610 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQAM (560 AM; 5 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQAM LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRHC (1550 AM; 45 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: WRHC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVCG (1080 AM; 50 kW; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKAT (1360 AM; 5 kW; NORTH MIAMI, FL; Owner: SPANISH MEDIA BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WOCN (1450 AM; 1 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: MINORITY BROADCASTERS, INC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Surfside:

  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WCMQ-FM (92.3 FM; HIALEAH, FL; Owner: WCMQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WDNA (88.9 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: BASCOMB MEMORIAL BROADCASTING FOUNDATION)
  • WRTO (98.3 FM; GOULDS, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #2)
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Surfside:

  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WIMP-CA (Channel 25; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNSHINE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WJAN-CA (Channel 41; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SHERJAN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVEB-CA (Channel 21; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: HISPANIC KEYS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
Surfside fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017

Surfside fatal accident list:

Mar 9, 2015 06:40 PM, Sr-A1a, 89th St, Lat: 25.874764, Lon: -80.122375, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
Sep 8, 2003 01:13 PM, Sr-A1a, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 7ft / 2.2mTotal length
  • 447Total average daily traffic
  • 8Total average daily truck traffic
  • 759Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • MIA EFBH, 9511 Collins Ave (Lat: 25.885639 Lon: -80.122250), Structure height: 43.6 m, Overall height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: WPNB586,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10616.2 MHz, Grant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 06/26/2009, Certifier: Carol L Tacker, Registrant: Cingular Wireless LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:
  • GRAND BCH SS, 9449 Collins Ave. (Lat: 25.884000 Lon: -80.122306), Type: Bant, Structure height: 64 m, Call Sign: WQSF399, Licensee ID: L01802196,
    Assigned Frequencies: 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, 11325.0 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 09/12/2023, Certifier: Eddie Lee, Registrant: Mb Development I/C Grand Beach Hotel, 4835 Collins Ave, Miami Beach, FL 33140, Phone: (305) 538-8666, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Surfside)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$289,53823$545,13040$446,2041$143,3101$1,443,40021$526,645
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$03$538,0107$348,2571$145,3700$03$509,487
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$263,16514$287,75942$369,6011$91,2400$020$373,042
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$148,4603$1,311,60311$412,4001$90,7300$04$283,010
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$210,8403$479,0707$932,4660$00$03$441,610
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$174,2400$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$202,5900$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$01$151,0401$151,040
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0038.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Surfside, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Surfside, FL - Value
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Surfside, FL
  • 86.3%Electricity
  • 8.3%No fuel used
  • 3.3%Utility gas
  • 2.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Surfside, FL
  • 91.7%Electricity
  • 8.3%No fuel used


Surfside compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Surfside on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in France (population 500+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Argentina (population 500+)"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Turkey (population 500+)"
  • #17 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a bicycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Venezuela (population 500+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest housing density (population 2,000+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers per 1000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #46 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in South America (population 500+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Sweden (population 500+)"
  • #64 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Cuba (population 500+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Western Europe (population 500+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: finance and insurance (population 5,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Israel (population 500+)"
  • #87 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Ecuador (population 500+)"
  • #28 (33154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #28 (33154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 5,000+)"
  • #42 (33154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average net capital gain/loss (pop 5,000+)"
  • #47 (33154) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Russian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #2 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Black Protestant adherents"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #12 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents (pop. 50,000+)"
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