Surfside has a population of approximately 5,748 (as of 2013), with a median age of 42. The population is primarily Caucasian (approx. 84%), with 11% Asian. Approximately 56% of the population is married, with about 39% of the population having children under the age of 18. Surfside is within 10 miles of the following South Florida neighborhoods: Downtown Miami, Upper Eastside, Wynwood, Overtown, Model City, Little Haiti, Allapattah and Little Havana.
Cost of Living
The cost of living in Surfside is 118% greater than the Florida average, and about 120% greater than the national average. Goods & services, groceries, health care and transportation are all slightly higher in Surfside, with housing being significantly higher than the national average. Utilities in Surfside are slightly lower than the national average.
The median home price in Surfside is $459,900, compared to $181,400 nationally, with median rent at $1,429 (vs. $889). The median home value in Surfside is 169% greater than the Florida average and 154% greater than the National average. The median rental rates in Surfside is 45% greater than the Florida average and 61% greater than the National average.
The average income per capita in Surfside is $46,424, with a median household income of $67,760. The unemployment rate is 4.7%. The income per capita in Surfside is 76% greater than the Florida average and 66% greater than the National average. The median household income in Surfside is 43% greater than the Florida average and 28% greater than the National average. The median household income in Surfside for owner occupied housing is 59% greater than the median household income for renter occupied housing in Surfside.
The highest average temperature in Surfside is August at 84 degrees. The coldest average temperature in Surfside are January and February at 68 degrees. The Surfside weather information is based on the average of the previous 3-7 years of data.