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Satellite Beach is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United
States. The population was 9,577 at the 2000 census. As of
2005, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is
9,811. It is part of the Palm Bay–Melbourne–Titusville
Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Satellite Beach is located at 28°10'24?N 80°35'48?W?
/ ?28.17333°N 80.59667°W? / 28.17333; -80.59667 (28.173441,
-80.596674). It is referred to as a barrier city because
it lies on an island that is situated in front of the mainland.
It is accessible by the Pineda Causeway (State Road 404) and
the Eau Gallie Causeway, both of which come from the neighboring
city of Melbourne.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has
a total area of 8.7 km² (3.4 mi²). 6.2 km²
(2.4 mi²) of it is land and 2.6 km² (1.0 mi²)
of it (29.46%) is water.
South Patrick Shores
Banana River; Merritt Island; Tropic North Atlantic Ocean
West Satellite Beach, Florida East
Indian Harbour Beach
In 2007, the city had a taxable real estate base of $877.12
The city maintains an active list of about 80 volunteers
("Neighbor Helping Neighbor" program) who helps
out where requested, often senior citizens, whose mobility
The city has the following schools, run by the Brevard County
* DeLaura Middle School
* Satellite High School
* Holland Elementary
* Surfside Elementary
* Seapark Elementary
As of the census of 2000, there were 9,577 people, 3,952
households, and 2,877 families residing in the city. The population
density was 1,553.7/km² (4,030.6/mi²). There were
4,257 housing units at an average density of 690.6/km²
(1,791.6/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 94.99%
White, 1.02% African American, 0.18% Native American, 1.55%
Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.67% from other races, and
1.57% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race
were 2.95% of the population.
There were 3,952 households out of which 26.8% had children
under the age of 18 living with them, 60.3% were married couples
living together, 9.2% had a female householder with no husband
present, and 27.2% were non-families. 22.5% of all households
were made up of individuals and 10.7% had someone living alone
who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size
was 2.42 and the average family size was 2.83.
In the city the population was spread out with 21.8% under
the age of 18, 5.3% from 18 to 24, 23.0% from 25 to 44, 28.3%
from 45 to 64, and 21.5% who were 65 years of age or older.
The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were
95.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were
Economy / Personal income
The median income for a household in the city was $55,571,
and the median income for a family was $63,442. Males had
a median income of $42,079 versus $28,259 for females. The
per capita income for the city was $27,181. About 2.7% of
families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty
line, including 4.2% of those under age 18 and 4.8% of those
age 65 or over.