Hobe Sound, Florida

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Population in 2010: 11,521.
Population change since 2000: +1.3%
Males: 5,338  (46.3%)
Females: 6,183  (53.7%)
Median resident age:

57.0 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33455.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $46,378 (it was $36,541 in 2000)
Hobe Sound:

$46,378
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $29,742 (it was $21,603 in 2000)

Hobe Sound CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $215,755 (it was $87,900 in 2000)
Hobe Sound:

$215,755
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $268,748; detached houses: $417,685; townhouses or other attached units: $118,862; in 2-unit structures: $567,859; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $48,038; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $123,325; mobile homes: $59,440

Median gross rent in 2017: $923.

March 2019 cost of living index in Hobe Sound: 90.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(8.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents, 43.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 58.6% for other race residents, 23.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Hobe Sound, FL (2017)
    • 11,68177.5%White alone
    • 1,58110.5%Hispanic
    • 1,3308.8%Black alone
    • 980.7%Asian alone
    • 470.3%Two or more races
    • 300.2%American Indian alone
    • 120.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 27 registered sex offenders living in Hobe Sound, Florida as of November 30, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Hobe Sound is 548 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


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Hobe Sound, FL City Guides:

Ancestries: German (11.7%), Irish (9.9%), English (9.0%), American (9.0%), Italian (5.6%), Scotch-Irish (2.6%).

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, Florida map

1,400 residents are foreign born (5.2% Latin America, 1.9% Europe).

This place:

9.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,770 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,113 (0.8%)

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: -2,218 (-14.9%)
Workers who live and work in this place: 1,617 (27.5%)

Area code: 772

Distribution of median household income in Hobe Sound, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Hobe Sound, FL in 2017
Hobe Sound satellite photo by USGS

Hobe Sound tourist attractions:

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.2%
Florida:

3.3%
Historical population in Hobe Sound, FL
Historical housing units in Hobe Sound, FL
Most common industries in Hobe Sound, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.3%)
  • Health care (8.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (7.2%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.0%)
  • Educational services (5.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.1%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (18.7%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (10.7%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (6.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.2%)
  • Educational services (9.0%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Hobe Sound, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.1%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.2%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (8.3%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.8%)
  • Computer specialists (3.1%)
  • Carpenters (3.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (2.9%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.9%)
  • Cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Hobe Sound, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Hobe Sound, Florida average temperatures Hobe Sound, Florida average precipitation Hobe Sound, Florida humidity Hobe Sound, Florida wind speed Hobe Sound, Florida snowfall Hobe Sound, Florida sunshine Hobe Sound, Florida clear and cloudy days

Hobe Sound, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 58.3. This is better than average.

City:

58.3
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.8
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.80. This is about average. Closest monitor was 24.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.80
U.S.:

8.46

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 Hobe Sound 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 the city 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 Hobe Sound 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 the city 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 (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 15, 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)

Heliports located in Hobe Sound:

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 schools in Hobe Sound:

  • THE PINE SCHOOL (Students: 193, Location: 12350 SE FEDERAL HWY, Grades: 7-12)
  • HOBE SOUND CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 175, Location: 11460 SE GOMEZ, Grades: PK-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hobe Sound:

See full list of schools located in Hobe Sound

Points of interest:

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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

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
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Hobe Sound:

Marital status in Hobe Sound, FL
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 46.0%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 11.9%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

For population 25 years and over in Hobe Sound:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 29.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 9.2%
  • Unemployed: 5.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.7
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Hobe Sound
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Hobe Sound:

(Hobe Sound, Florida Neighborhood Map)

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic31,2826
Evangelical Protestant13,63668
Mainline Protestant11,46719
Other3,45415
Black Protestant1,1988
Orthodox2001
None85,081-
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: 28
Here:

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.
Florida:

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

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

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%
State:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Martin County:

16.5%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Hobe Sound:

52.4%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Hobe Sound:

48.1%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Hobe Sound:

28.5
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Hobe Sound:

19.4%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

11.5%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Hobe Sound:

35.7%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
Hobe Sound:

54.4%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
State:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Hobe Sound, FL Residents

9.35% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($142,774 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.35%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($256 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Palm Beach County, FL  2.04% ($99,590 average AGI)
from St. Lucie County, FL  1.77% ($50,343)
from Broward County, FL  0.41% ($83,109)


7.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($72,027 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.43%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($627 average AGI)
Martin County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Lucie County, FL  2.05% ($42,109 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  1.20% ($82,631)
to Broward County, FL  0.20% ($59,063)
Businesses in Hobe Sound, FL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1Publix Super Markets1
CVS1Subway1
Circle K1Tire Kingdom1
Curves1U-Haul1
Decora Cabinetry1UPS3
FedEx1

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
See more detailed statistics of Hobe Sound fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 144ft / 44.0mTotal length
  • 473,184Total average daily traffic
  • 62,915Total average daily truck traffic
  • 743,173Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Hobe Sound, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 111950-1959
  • 21960-1969
  • 31980-1989
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Hobe Sound, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hobe Sound)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 93 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Hobe Sound, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 13 (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: 149 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hobe Sound)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Hobe Sound)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 34 (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 in Hobe Sound, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Hobe Sound, FL - Value

2005 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2005 - 2017 the average number of fire incidents per year is 36. The highest number of fires - 86 took place in 2006, and the least - 2 in 2017. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Hobe Sound, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (62.7%), and Structure Fires (20.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Hobe Sound, FL
    • 29662.7%Outside Fires
    • 9620.3%Structure Fires
    • 7916.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.2%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hobe Sound, FL

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

  • Palms Inn & Suites, 10825 SE Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, Florida 33455 , Phone: (772) 546-6568, Fax: (772) 545-3909
  • Heritage Inn Suites, 8605 Se Federal Hwy, Hobe Sound, Florida 33455 , Fax: (772) 546-3610
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Hobe Sound, Florida
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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Hobe Sound, FL
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 3.0%No fuel used
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.1%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Hobe Sound, FL
  • 94.4%Electricity
  • 3.9%Utility gas
  • 1.2%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Hobe Sound compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly 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.

Hobe Sound on our top lists:

  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most people taking a motorcycle to work (population 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #78 (33455) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the highest 2012 average taxable interest for individuals (pop 5,000+)"
  • #3 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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