Satellite Beach is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,633 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Satellite Beach is the 204th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Satellite Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Satellite Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Satellite Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Satellite Beach is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Satellite Beach who work in sales jobs (15.70%), office and administrative support (11.85%), and management occupations (9.82%).
Also of interest is that Satellite Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Satellite Beach is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Satellite Beach a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Satellite Beach has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Satellite Beach’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Satellite Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The citizens of Satellite Beach are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 39.21% of adults in Satellite Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Satellite Beach in 2010 was $33,492, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $133,968 for a family of four.
The people who call Satellite Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Satellite Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Satellite Beach include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Satellite Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and West Germanic languages.