Key West

Nightlife, Southernmost Point.

Welcome to Key West

Key West, FL, is a unique and vibrant island community that's known for its laid-back lifestyle and beautiful tropical surroundings. Located at the southernmost point of the continental United States, Key West is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike, offering a range of recreational activities, cultural events, and excellent dining options.


The island is home to a diverse range of housing options, from historic homes and condos to luxury waterfront properties. Key West's charming Old Town area is known for its picturesque streets and beautiful architecture, and is home to a range of boutiques, galleries, and restaurants.


Residents of Key West enjoy a relaxed and friendly atmosphere, with plenty of opportunities to enjoy the outdoors, such as boating, fishing, and beachcombing. The island is also known for its lively nightlife, with a range of bars, clubs, and live music venues that offer entertainment for all ages.


Key West is home to a range of cultural and historical attractions, such as the Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, the Mel Fisher Maritime Museum, and the Key West Butterfly and Nature Conservatory. The island is also known for its colorful festivals and events, such as Fantasy Fest, Hemingway Days, and the Key West Songwriters Festival.


For those who love to eat, Key West is a paradise of fresh seafood, international cuisine, and local specialties. The island is home to a range of restaurants and cafes, from casual seafood shacks to upscale dining experiences.


With its beautiful tropical climate, relaxed atmosphere, and range of cultural and recreational opportunities, Key West is an ideal destination for those who want to experience the best of island living. Whether you're looking for a vacation home or a permanent residence, Key West has something for everyone.

Overview for Key West, FL

28,684 people live in Key West, where the median age is 47.3 and the average individual income is $46,385.42. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,684

Total Population

47.3 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,385.42

Average individual Income

Around Key West, FL

There's plenty to do around Key West, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

69
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
87
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
23
Minimal Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Woody Wagon Key West, Beef Jerky Experience, and The Retro Room.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 1.77 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.73 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.78 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.57 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.66 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 0.5 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Key West, FL

Key West has 12,191 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Key West do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 28,684 people call Key West home. The population density is 2,827 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

28,684

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

47.3

Median Age

53.38 / 46.62%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
12,191

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$46,385.42

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Key West, FL

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Key West. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Key West High School
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
4/5
Gerald Adams Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
Monroe Virtual Instruction Program
PUBLIC
K - 12th
No rating available
Montessori Children's School Of Key West
PRIVATE
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
The Basilica School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Monroe County Detention Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Monroe Virtual Franchise
PUBLIC
5th - 12th
4/5
Monroe Virtual Instruction Program (District Provided)
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Poinciana Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
7th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Monroe Virtual Academy (Course Offerings)
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Horace O'Bryant School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
3/5
May Sands Montessori School
PUBLIC
PreK - 8th
4/5
Lower Keys Academic Connections For Excellence
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Monroe Juvenile Detention Center
PUBLIC
8th - 12th
No rating available

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