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Hobe Sound is in Martin County, in the Port Saint Lucie metro area.
The community name derives from the Indian pronunciation of the Spanish Jove
The latitude of Hobe Sound is 27.059N. The longitude is -80.136W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,376.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Hobe Sound demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Martin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Pierce-Port St. Lucie area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33455 ZIP code.
17% of Hobe Sound residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Hobe Sound ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Hobe Sound was $21,603, compared with $21,587 nationally.
23% of Hobe Sound residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Hobe Sound, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $529. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,037.
Libraries in Hobe Sound include Hobe Sound Branch Library ... View libraries
Martin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Hobe Sound political report.
The average commute time for Hobe Sound workers is 25 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Hobe Sound between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of .9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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