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Jensen Beach is in Martin County, in the Port Saint Lucie metro area.

The community was named for Peter Jensen, settler.

The latitude of Jensen Beach is 27.254N. The longitude is -80.23W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 11,100.


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Median household income
Local
$36,674
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Jensen Beach demographic reports
19th-century pineapple center
Local festivals include:
  • Jensen Beach Pineapple Festival - Nov. 2-4, 2007
Dates often change. Check Jensen Beach web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Savannas State Preserve

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Jensen Beach 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 34996 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

18% of Jensen Beach residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Jensen Beach ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Jensen Beach was $22,921, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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20% of Jensen Beach residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Jensen Beach, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,006.


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Libraries in Jensen Beach include Hoke Branch Library ... View libraries

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Martin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Jensen Beach political report.

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Traffic

The average commute time for Jensen Beach workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Jensen Beach between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 2.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Jensen Beach include Courtyard Hutchinson Island, Vistana Beach Club by Starwood.

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