Eastern Shores has a population of approximately 41,938 (as of 2013), with a median age of 37. The population is mix between Caucasian (approx. 49%) and African American (45%), with 3% Asian. There are less married couples (46% compared to the Florida average of 55%), with about 46% of the population having children under the age of 18. Eastern Shores is within 12 miles of the following South Florida neighborhoods: Harbour Inlet, Harbordale, Downtown Miami, Harbour Isles, Croissant Park, and Islands.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Eastern Shores is 1.8% greater than the Florida average, and about 2.8% greater than the national average. Goods & services, groceries, health care and transportation are all slightly higher in Eastern Shores, with housing being slightly lower than the national average. Utilities in Eastern Shores are slightly lower than the national average.
The median home price in Eastern Shores is $167,100, compared to $181,400 nationally, with median rent at $991 (vs. $889). The median home value in Eastern Shores is 2% less than the Florida average and 8% less than the National average. The median rental rates in Eastern Shores is .5% less than the Florida average and 12% greater than the National average.
There are a total of twelve (12) public and thirteen (13) private schools in Eastern Shores. The student to teacher ratio in Eastern Shores for public schools is 20:1, which is 18% greater than the Florida student to teacher ratio and 26% greater than the National student to teacher ratio.
The average income per capita in Eastern Shores is $18,711, with a median household income of $39,926. The unemployment rate is 10.3%. The income per capita in Eastern Shores is 29% less than the Florida average and 33% greater than the National average. The median household income in Eastern Shores is 16% less than the Florida average and 25% less than the National average. The median household income in Eastern Shores for owner occupied housing is 75% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Eastern Shores.
The highest average temperature in Eastern Shores is August at 84 degrees. The coldest average temperature in Eastern Shores are January and February at 68 degrees. The Eastern Shores weather information is based on the average of the previous 3-7 years of data.