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Big Pine Key, Florida

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Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and town located in Monroe County, Florida, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. As of the 2000 census, the town had a total population of 5,032.

Geography

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Location of Big Pine Key, Florida

Big Pine Key is located at 24°41'10" North, 81°21'40" West (24.686170, -81.360988)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 25.8 km² (9.9 mi²). 25.3 km² (9.8 mi²) of it is land and 0.5 km² (0.2 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 1.81% water.

The Big Pine Key island is home to the Key Deer population. Precautions are taken to preserve as much Key Deer habitat as possible.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 5,032 people, 2,247 households, and 1,420 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 198.9/km² (515.3/mi²). There are 3,153 housing units at an average density of 124.6/km² (322.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP is 94.83% White, 1.09% African American, 0.50% Native American, 0.58% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.19% from other races, and 1.79% from two or more races. 6.72% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 2,247 households out of which 21.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.8% are married couples living together, 5.7% have a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% are non-families. 26.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.8% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.21 and the average family size is 2.63.

In the CDP the population is spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 33.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 44 years. For every 100 females there are 110.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 111.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $44,514, and the median income for a family is $47,639. Males have a median income of $31,552 versus $28,021 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $23,169. 9.5% of the population and 5.6% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 17.4% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

Edit (http://en.wikipedia.org/w/wiki.phtml?title=Template:Florida_Keys&action=edit) Florida Keys
Upper keys Key Largo, Islamorada, Tavernier, Plantation Key, Matecumbe Key
Middle keys Craig Key, Fiesta Key, Long Key, Conch Key, Duck Key, Grassy Key, Deer Key, Vaca Key, Marathon Key, Boot Key
Lower keys Bahia Honda, West Summerland Key, No Name Key, Big Pine Key, Torch Key, Little Torch Key, Ramrod Key, Summerland Key, Cudjoe Key, Sugarloaf Key, Saddlebunch Keys, Big Coppitt Key, Boca Chica, Key West
Outlying islands Dry Tortugas, Marquesas Keys
Areas Florida Bay, Dry Tortugas National Park, Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary, National Key Deer Sanctuary, Biscayne Bay, Biscayne National Park
Other topics Overseas Highway, Overseas Railway, Seven Mile Bridge, Key Deer, Conch Republic, Monroe County, Hurricane Georges, 1935 Hurricane, Theater of the Sea


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