Sebastian, Florida

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Population in 2017: 25,174 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +55.6%
Males: 12,113  (48.1%)
Females: 13,061  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

53.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 32970.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,795 (it was $39,327 in 2000)
Sebastian:

$48,795
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,028 (it was $19,111 in 2000)

Sebastian city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $199,563 (it was $91,400 in 2000)
Sebastian:

$199,563
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $343,037; detached houses: $389,585; townhouses or other attached units: $225,587; in 2-unit structures: $123,388; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $193,941; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,437; mobile homes: $40,727; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $32,070

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,043.

March 2019 cost of living index in Sebastian: 90.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.3%
(12.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.8% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 3.9% for American Indian residents, 47.1% for other race residents, 45.4% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Sebastian, FL (2017)
    • 20,48883.1%White alone
    • 1,5976.5%Black alone
    • 1,5826.4%Hispanic
    • 2120.9%Two or more races
    • 1220.5%Asian alone
    • 530.2%American Indian alone
    • 410.2%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 44 registered sex offenders living in Sebastian, Florida as of October 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Sebastian is 551 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Sebastian 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)
1
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(4.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
4
(21.0)
3
(15.0)
4
(19.1)
5
(24.2)
5
(24.1)
6
(28.5)
3
(13.5)
1
(4.5)
7
(31.1)
3
(13.1)
9
(38.0)
4
(16.4)
3
(11.9)
4
(15.6)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(15.7)
8
(40.1)
5
(23.9)
3
(14.5)
3
(14.4)
8
(38.0)
5
(22.5)
5
(22.4)
5
(22.2)
1
(4.4)
9
(38.0)
7
(28.6)
8
(31.6)
3
(11.7)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
38
(199.0)
40
(200.3)
55
(263.0)
39
(188.7)
31
(149.2)
36
(170.9)
33
(148.5)
42
(187.8)
42
(186.7)
35
(152.9)
38
(160.3)
31
(126.8)
37
(146.4)
24
(93.5)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
125
(654.7)
141
(705.9)
198
(946.8)
148
(716.1)
188
(904.8)
163
(773.9)
128
(575.9)
130
(581.2)
77
(342.2)
77
(336.4)
89
(375.4)
69
(282.3)
51
(201.8)
35
(136.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
330
(1,728)
348
(1,742)
443
(2,118)
399
(1,931)
452
(2,175)
378
(1,795)
303
(1,363)
461
(2,061)
373
(1,658)
380
(1,660)
399
(1,683)
376
(1,538)
312
(1,234)
232
(903.7)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
26
(136.2)
23
(115.1)
21
(100.4)
9
(43.5)
15
(72.2)
12
(57.0)
11
(49.5)
15
(67.1)
10
(44.4)
6
(26.2)
16
(67.5)
22
(90.0)
18
(71.2)
12
(46.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(15.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(19.4)
2
(9.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(8.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(3.9)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)187.1192.4234.1192.3219.2198.9146.0176.3171.6134.4172.8135.6117.584.1

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Sebastian, FL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 59 (39 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.52
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: Italian (12.9%), German (12.8%), American (11.3%), Irish (9.4%), English (6.2%), Polish (2.5%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 12.6 square miles.

Population density: 1,995 people per square mile   (low).

Sebastian, Florida map

1,874 residents are foreign born (3.2% Latin America, 2.8% Europe).

This city:

7.5%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,568 (0.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,613 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Palm Bay, FL (17.6 miles , pop. 79,413).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Tampa, FL (121.9 miles , pop. 303,447).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (898.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Roseland, FL (1.9 miles ),
Wabasso, FL (2.0 miles ),
North Beach, FL (2.1 miles ),
Orchid, FL (2.1 miles),
Wabasso Beach, FL (2.3 miles ),
Winter Beach, FL (2.4 miles ),
Micco, FL (2.6 miles ),
Fellsmere, FL (2.7 miles )

Latitude: 27.78 N, Longitude: 80.48 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,193 (-16.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,514 (27.2%)

Area code: 772

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

Sebastian tourist attractions:

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 237 buildings, average cost: $80,900
  • 1998: 255 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 1999: 259 buildings, average cost: $93,800
  • 2000: 269 buildings, average cost: $96,900
  • 2001: 294 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2002: 328 buildings, average cost: $112,700
  • 2003: 501 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2004: 565 buildings, average cost: $146,800
  • 2005: 644 buildings, average cost: $168,300
  • 2006: 317 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2007: 82 buildings, average cost: $193,700
  • 2008: 34 buildings, average cost: $153,800
  • 2009: 23 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2010: 32 buildings, average cost: $191,400
  • 2011: 54 buildings, average cost: $189,100
  • 2012: 59 buildings, average cost: $190,600
  • 2013: 181 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2014: 165 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2015: 198 buildings, average cost: $223,200
  • 2016: 152 buildings, average cost: $228,600
  • 2017: 177 buildings, average cost: $228,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Sebastian, FL residents
Average permit cost in Sebastian, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Florida:

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

Population change in the 1990s: +5,877 (+57.0%).
Most common industries in Sebastian, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.1%)
  • Public administration (4.5%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.5%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (8.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (5.5%)
  • Health care (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (3.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (20.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.9%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (5.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.9%)
  • Personal & laundry services (4.8%)
Most common occupations in Sebastian, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (2.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (2.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (2.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10.5%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Carpenters (3.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (3.7%)
  • Supervisors, construction and extraction workers (3.4%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.9%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.8%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (4.6%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.2%)

Average climate in Sebastian, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Sebastian, Florida environmental map by EPA

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

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 50.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

50.0
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 19.9. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 12.8. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 20.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.8
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.25. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.25
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Sebastian-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 23% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.3 miles away from the Sebastian city center injured 20 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 9/18/1954, a category F3 tornado 26.8 miles away from the city center killed 2 people and injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Sebastian-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 393.3 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 354.5 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 321.3 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 139.2 miles away from Sebastian center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 437.7 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 172.8 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 Indian River County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Sebastian topographic map

Main business address for: EMERGE INTERACTIVE INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC).

Hospitals and medical centers in Sebastian:

  • SEBASTIAN RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 13695 US HWY 1)
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER MEDICAL CENTER (13695 US HIGHWAY 1)
  • SEBASTIAN DIALYSIS (1424 US HWY 1 SUITE C)
  • HEALTH FIRST HOME CARE (1623 US HWY 1 SUITE A 1)
  • SEBASTIAN RIVER HOME HEALTH (7750 BAY ST STE 5)

Airports and other landing facilities located in Sebastian:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Sebastian:

  • Florida Institute of Technology-Online (about 22 miles; Melbourne, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,046)
  • Florida Institute of Technology (about 22 miles; Melbourne, FL; FT enrollment: 4,452)
  • Indian River State College (about 27 miles; Fort Pierce, FL; FT enrollment: 12,211)
  • Eastern Florida State College (about 45 miles; Cocoa, FL; FT enrollment: 12,053)
  • Florida Technical College (about 70 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,907)
  • University of Central Florida (about 72 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 51,457)
  • Universal Technical Institute-Auto Motorcycle & Marine Mechanics Institute Division-Orlando (about 72 miles; Orlando, FL; FT enrollment: 4,338)

Public high schools in Sebastian:

Private high schools in Sebastian:

  • CROSSTYLE ACADEMY (Students: 26, Location: 50 S WIMBROW DRIVE, Grades: PK-9)
  • SHILOH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 9, Location: 10655 ROSELAND RD, Grades: 4-12, Boys only)

Public elementary/middle schools in Sebastian:

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User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • The black population is significantly below state average according to the percentate figure at the top of the page.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Sebastian: The Golf Club of Jupiter (A), Barefoot Bay Commercial Center (B), Sebastian Area Historical Society Museum (C), Indian River County Fire Rescue Station 8 (D), Indian River County Fire Rescue Station 9 (E), Sebastian Police Department (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Sebastian include: United Church of Sebastian (A), Trinity Lutheran Church (B), Sebastian River Baptist Church (C), Sebastian Church of God (D), Sebastian Christian Church (E), Saint Sebastian Catholic Church (F), Saint Elizabeths Episcopal Church (G), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (H), Calvary Baptist Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Sebastian Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Best Western Sebastian Hotel and Suites (1655 US Highway 1).

Birthplace of: Jim Gary - Sculptor working in metal, Balaram Stack - Surfer, Bryan Augenstein - College baseball player.

Indian River 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 Sebastian and their reported violations in the past:

PELICAN'S LANDING (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SANDRIFT MOTEL (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Failure to Conduct Assessment Monitoring - Between JAN-2013 and MAR-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • One regular monitoring violation
PELICAN PUB (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

68.0%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
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: 0.3% of all households
11 people in other noninstitutional facilities in 2010
4 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010

Banks with branches in Sebastian (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: West Sebastian Branch, Sebastian Office, South Sebastian Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: Roseland Branch at 13555 U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 1985/11/07; Chesser's Gap Branch at 710 South Fleming Street, branch established on 1993/02/16. 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
  • Seacoast National Bank: Sebastian Walmart Branch at 2001 U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 1996/08/30; Sebastian West Branch at 1110 Roseland Road, branch established on 1998/03/02. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Roseland Branch at 13800 North U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 1987/05/04; South Sebastian Branch at 9601 Us Highway 1, branch established on 2005/02/07. 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.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Sebastian Branch at 13633 U.S. Highway One, branch established on 1999/05/24. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Sebastian Branch at 1524 U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 1980/12/01. 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
  • The Oculina Bank: Sebastian Beach at 13600 Us Hwy 1, branch established on 2007/12/17. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $138.3 mil, Deposits: $125.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Pierce, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Colonial Banc Corp.
  • 1st United Bank: Sebastian Branch at 1020 U.S. Highway 1, branch established on 1993/02/01. Info updated 2011/10/24: Bank assets: $1,416.0 mil, Deposits: $1,212.3 mil, headquarters in Boca Raton, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 24 total offices, Holding Company: 1st United Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Sebastian:

Marital status in Sebastian, FL
  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 53.3%
  • Separated: 1.3%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 13.8%

For population 25 years and over in Sebastian:

  • High school or higher: 86.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 30.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
Florida average:

12.0

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

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Neighborhoods in Sebastian:

(Sebastian, Florida Neighborhood Map)

Religion statistics for Sebastian, FL (based on Indian River County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic36,5145
Evangelical Protestant14,16176
Mainline Protestant9,97517
Other3,02210
Black Protestant1,55415
None72,802-
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: 24
Indian River County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Indian River County:

0.23 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 20
Indian River County:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 28
This county:

2.13 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 100
This county:

7.61 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.8%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

21.2%
Florida:

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

14.5%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

51.8%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

47.7%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Sebastian:

28.8
State:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

20.2%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Sebastian:

11.2%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

37.1%
Florida:

34.8%

General health condition:
This city:

54.8%
Florida:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Sebastian:

74.7%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Sebastian, 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 33$163,139$59,3231$3,680
Police - Other 18$54,433$36,2899$2,989
Parks and Recreation 13$41,935$38,70926$16,543
Other and Unallocable 11$41,913$45,7231$1,098
Streets and Highways 10$35,787$42,9440$0
Sewerage 8$23,621$35,4320$0
Other Government Administration 8$42,407$63,6110$0
Financial Administration 7$31,946$54,7652$846
Airports 3$14,283$57,1320$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 111$449,464$48,59139$25,156

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,268,000 ($90.09)
    Parks and Recreation: $293,000 ($11.64)
    Natural Resources - Other: $179,000 ($7.11)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $5,029,000 ($199.77)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,041,000 ($81.08)
    Central Staff Services: $1,461,000 ($58.04)
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,025,000 ($40.72)
    Regular Highways: $999,000 ($39.68)
    Air Transportation: $695,000 ($27.61)
    Financial Administration: $481,000 ($19.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $464,000 ($18.43)
    General - Other: $418,000 ($16.60)
    General Public Buildings: $224,000 ($8.90)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $104,000 ($4.13)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $99,000 ($3.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $3,041,000 ($120.80)
    Corporate Bonds: $2,074,000 ($82.39)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $1,091,000 ($43.34)
    Benefit Payments: $202,000 ($8.02)
    Other Investments - Other: $35,000 ($1.39)
    Withdrawals: $2,000 ($0.08)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $529,000 ($21.01)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $285,000 ($11.32)
    Housing and Community Development: $257,000 ($10.21)
    General - Other: $165,000 ($6.55)
    Financial Administration: $45,000 ($1.79)
    Natural Resources - Other: $30,000 ($1.19)
    Parks and Recreation: $16,000 ($0.64)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,473,000 ($257.13)

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

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,268,000 ($50.37)
    Other: $208,000 ($8.26)
    Air Transportation: $113,000 ($4.49)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $63,000 ($2.50)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $133,000 ($5.28)
    Local Employee Contribution: $121,000 ($4.81)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-146,000 ($-5.80)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $62,000 ($2.46)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $1,000 ($0.04)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $861,000 ($34.20)
    Rents: $430,000 ($17.08)
    General Revenue - Other: $228,000 ($9.06)
    Fines and Forfeits: $62,000 ($2.46)
    Interest Earnings: $57,000 ($2.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $54,000 ($2.15)
    Sale of Property: $24,000 ($0.95)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,869,000 ($74.24)
    Other: $1,085,000 ($43.10)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $3,577,000 ($142.09)
    Property: $3,453,000 ($137.17)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $2,359,000 ($93.71)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $558,000 ($22.17)
    Other License: $268,000 ($10.65)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $119,000 ($4.73)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $11,035,000 ($438.35)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,000,000 ($397.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,035,000 ($41.11)

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

  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $1,251,000 ($49.69)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,573,000 ($340.55)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,660,000 ($65.94)

8.61% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($95,891 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.61%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($713 average AGI)
Indian River County:

0.04%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from St. Lucie County, FL  1.08% ($45,029 average AGI)
from Brevard County, FL  0.60% ($42,657)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.38% ($120,076)


5.86% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($52,165 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.86%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.05% of residents moved to foreign countries ($194 average AGI)
Indian River County:

0.05%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.88% ($38,958 average AGI)
to Brevard County, FL  0.55% ($42,650)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.27% ($52,050)
Businesses in Sebastian, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Little Caesars Pizza1
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins1Publix Super Markets3
Best Western1RadioShack1
Burger King2Ruby Tuesday1
Dairy Queen1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile1
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx5Tire Kingdom1
Goodwill1U-Haul3
H&R Block1UPS3
Home Depot1Walgreens3
KFC1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Sebastian:

  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WMEL (920 AM; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TWIN TOWERS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WJNX (1330 AM; 5 kW; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTTB (1490 AM; 1 kW; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WINT (1560 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)

Strongest FM radio stations in Sebastian:

  • WGNX (99.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH FM RADIO PARTNERSHIP)
  • WOSN (97.1 FM; INDIAN RIVER SHORES, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WSJZ-FM (95.9 FM; SEBASTIAN, FL; Owner: SEBASTIAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WQOL (103.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WGYL (93.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: VERO BEACH BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • WSCF-FM (91.9 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CENTRAL EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAOA-FM (107.1 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WCZR (101.7 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWFR (91.7 FM; STUART, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WSYR-FM (94.7 FM; GIFFORD, FL; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WEJF (90.3 FM; PALM BAY, FL; Owner: FLORIDA PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WCIF (106.3 FM; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, INC.)
  • WQCS (88.9 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: INDIAN RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WFLM (104.7 FM; WHITE CITY, FL; Owner: MIDWAY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W213AX (90.5 FM; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)
  • W202AY (88.3 FM; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Sebastian:

  • W60CE (Channel 60; SEBRING, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WWCI-CA (Channel 10; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: V-1 PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WTCE (Channel 21; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS B/CNG, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W57DM (Channel 57; VERO BEACH, FL; Owner: PAPPAS TELECASTING OF THE TREASURE COAST, L.L.C.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W46DB (Channel 46; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WOPX (Channel 56; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: PAXSON ORLANDO LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPBF (Channel 25; TEQUESTA, FL; Owner: WPBF-TV COMPANY)
  • WTVX (Channel 34; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: C-34 FCC LICENSEE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • W44AY (Channel 44; FORT PIERCE, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WOCX-CA (Channel 5; SEBRING, ETC., FL; Owner: SEBRING TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W26BN (Channel 26; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: WIRELESS BROADBAND SERVICES/AMERICA)
  • W59CX (Channel 59; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WMVJ-LP (Channel 29; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSCF-LP (Channel 31; MELBOURNE, FL; Owner: JAMES J. CHLADEK)
  • W16AJ (Channel 16; MELBOURNE, ETC., FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Sebastian fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 13Number of bridges
  • 108ft / 33.4mTotal length
  • 56,250Total average daily traffic
  • 2,887Total average daily truck traffic
  • 97,460Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Sebastian, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 51970-1979
  • 22000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Sebastian, FL
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Sebastian)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 95 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Sebastian, FL)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 176 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Sebastian)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Sebastian)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 75 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 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 ORIGINATED58$123,05678$121,650145$135,4326$37,65849$128,4200$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$146,90210$140,79324$117,2883$32,5777$90,5961$77,310
APPLICATIONS DENIED19$122,05717$120,28598$149,0549$55,15018$141,1354$48,850
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$112,16612$111,85360$152,2262$63,47510$133,0981$170,730
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$122,7101$150,1208$156,0260$02$138,2300$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.01 , 0508.02, 0508.03

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$104,4421$208,3700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$219,7812$289,1604$223,570
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$125,8200$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$01$89,4700$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$72,0600$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0508.01 , 0508.02, 0508.03

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sebastian, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Sebastian, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 57. The highest number of fires - 101 took place in 2004, and the least - 23 in 2007. The data has a dropping trend.
    Fire incident types in Sebastian, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (65.5%), and Structure Fires (21.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Sebastian, FL
    • 63965.5%Outside Fires
    • 21221.7%Structure Fires
    • 11712.0%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 80.8%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Sebastian, FL
Most common first names in Sebastian, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John38976.6 years
William29275.5 years
Robert26473.6 years
James21872.9 years
Joseph19276.3 years
Charles18176.6 years
Mary18080.0 years
George16077.7 years
Edward15378.2 years
Helen13380.1 years
Most common last names in Sebastian, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith10676.9 years
Miller4780.8 years
Jones4375.3 years
Williams3877.7 years
Thompson3380.8 years
Brown3379.2 years
White2977.7 years
Anderson2775.9 years
Wilson2778.9 years
Johnson2673.0 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Sebastian, FL
  • 96.4%Electricity
  • 1.4%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.8%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Other fuel
  • 0.2%Solar energy
  • 0.2%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Sebastian, FL
  • 97.2%Electricity
  • 2.8%No fuel used


Sebastian 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.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Sebastian on our top lists:

  • #82 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Other Southern Europe (population 500+)"
  • #77 (32970) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #101 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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