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Overview

Introduction to Indian Rocks Beach, Florida

Indian Rocks Beach, Florida, in Pinellas county, is 4 miles SW of Largo, Florida and 24 miles W of Tampa, Florida. The city is conveniently located inside the Tampa-Saint Petersburg-Clearwater metropolitan area. There are an estimated 5,072 people in Indian Rocks Beach.

Indian Rocks Beach History

During the latter part of the 1800s, a group of explorers from Cedar Key became the first Europeans to visit the area. The name of Indian Rocks Beach was adopted because early settlers were used to seeing the Indians going on their way to a healing rock that was surrounded by a spring.

Indian Rocks Beach and nearby Attractions

  • Florida Gulf Coast Art Center
  • Manatee Village Historical Park
  • Egmont Key State Park
  • Clearwater Marine Aquarium
  • John’s Pass Park

Things To Do In Indian Rocks Beach

Local museums include the Gulf Coast Museum of Art, the Pinellas County African American History Museum, the Gulf Beaches Historical Museum and the Kids Firehouse Museum. Outdoor recreational activities can be enjoyed at state and national parks like the Florida Botanical Gardens, the Moccasin Lake Nature Park and the Egmont Key State Park.

Indian Rocks Beach Transportation

Flights are available from St. Petersburg-Clearwater International Airport.

Indian Rocks Beach Higher Education

Local colleges and universities include Hillsborough Community College, the University of Tampa, Pasco Hernando Community College, the University of South Florida, Manatee Community College and Saint Leo University.

Demographics

People

Total Population4,213
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens25.9%
Employed Population 16+2,105
Age of the Population54

Families

% of people married48.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher44.2%
Median Earnings25+$42,406
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$37,045

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,917
% Above Poverty Level94.1%
% Below Poverty Level5.9%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time23 minutes
% Working from Home11.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone41.4%
Median Gross Rent$1,168
Median House Value$424,400

Ancestry

German19.7%
Irish13%
English10.3%
Italian9.9%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8%
Polish4%
Scottish3.6%
French Except Basque3.2%
Croatian2.5%
Swedish2.4%
Dutch2.3%
Russian2.2%
Welsh1.8%
Norwegian1.5%
Hungarian1.5%
Brazilian0.7%
Canadian0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Ukrainian0.5%
Swiss0.5%
Czech0.5%
Slovak0.4%
Greek0.4%
Arab0.3%
US/American0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Maltese0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Austrian0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Macedonian0.1%
Portuguese0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Basque0.1%
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Indian Rocks Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pinellas County
Standard Zip Codes33785, 33786
Phone Area Codes727
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude27.89
Approximate Longitude-82.85

Indian Rocks Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationST PETERSBURG
Distance15.3 miles
Jan Temp54 to 69 F
Apr Temp65 to 80 F
Jul Temp77 to 90 F
Oct Temp70 to 83 F
Annual Precip49.5 inches
StationTARPON SPRINGS SWG PLNT
Distance20 miles
Jan Temp50 to 72 F
Apr Temp61 to 81 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp65 to 85 F
Annual Precip52.4 inches
StationTAMPA INTL AP
Distance20.4 miles
Jan Temp52 to 70 F
Apr Temp62 to 81 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 84 F
Annual Precip44.7 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Belleair Beach1,590$117,974
Belleair Bluffs2,255$55,735
Indian Shores1,498$70,938
North Redington Beach1,533$81,875
Redington Shores2,136$64,656
Seminole17,906$69,133

Indian Rocks Beach Public Libraries

Indian Rocks Beach Library
1507 BAY PALM BOULEVARD
Indian Rocks Beach, Florida
(727) 596-1822

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Indian Rocks Beach Private Schools

Coti Community Christian School
206 23rd Ave
ZIP: 33785
Elementary
Total Enrollment 32
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