Lower Keys

National Key Deer Refuge.

Welcome to Lower Keys

The Lower Keys are a hidden gem in the Florida Keys, offering a laid-back lifestyle with access to some of the area's most beautiful natural attractions. This area includes Big Pine Key, Summerland Key, Ramrod Key, Cudjoe Key, Saddlebunch Key, Sugarloaf Key, Boca Chica, Geiger Key, Key Haven, Big Coppitt, and Stock Island, and offers a range of unique living options.


Big Pine Key is known for its native Key deer population and beautiful beaches, making it an ideal location for nature enthusiasts. The area also boasts a range of shops and restaurants, as well as easy access to the ocean for boating and fishing.


Summerland Key is a quieter island community that's perfect for those who want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life. The area is known for its pristine beaches and excellent fishing opportunities, and is home to the famous No Name Pub, a local institution that serves up delicious food and cold drinks.


Ramrod Key is a popular destination for boating enthusiasts, with easy access to the ocean and a range of marinas and boat ramps. The area is also home to several popular bars and restaurants, as well as a range of recreational activities, such as kayaking and paddleboarding.


Cudjoe Key is a small island community that offers a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. The area boasts a range of shops and restaurants, as well as excellent fishing and boating opportunities.


Saddlebunch Key is a quieter island that's perfect for those who want to escape the crowds. The area is known for its beautiful beaches and clear blue waters, and is popular among snorkeling and diving enthusiasts.


Sugarloaf Key is a popular destination for those who love the outdoors, with access to a range of recreational activities, such as hiking, fishing, and kayaking. The area is also home to the famous Sugarloaf Lodge, a popular spot for live music and good food.


Boca Chica is a secluded island community that offers a range of outdoor activities, such as fishing, kayaking, and birdwatching. The area is also home to the Boca Chica Naval Air Station, which offers a range of employment opportunities.


Geiger Key is a small island community that's perfect for those who want a quiet and relaxed lifestyle. The area is known for its beautiful beaches and excellent fishing opportunities, and is home to several popular bars and restaurants.


Key Haven is a small island community that's popular among boating enthusiasts, with easy access to the ocean and a range of marinas and boat ramps. The area is also home to several beautiful parks and nature preserves.


Big Coppitt and Stock Island are located just a few miles from Key West, making them ideal locations for those who want to be close to the city but still enjoy a quieter lifestyle. The areas boast a range of shops, restaurants, and recreational activities, as well as easy access to the ocean for boating and fishing.


Overall, the Lower Keys offer a unique and diverse range of living options, from secluded island communities to vibrant beach towns. With a strong sense of community, excellent healthcare facilities, and a range of recreational opportunities, the Lower Keys are an ideal destination for those who want to make the Florida Keys their home.

Overview for Lower Keys, FL

34,401 people live in Lower Keys, where the median age is 40.8 and the average individual income is $44,696. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,401

Total Population

40.8 years

Median Age

Low

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

$44,696

Average individual Income

Around Lower Keys, FL

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

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Latitudes, and Fury Surf Shack.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$ 4.86 miles 1307 reviews 4.3/5 stars
Shopping 4.91 miles 3 reviews 3.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lower Keys, FL

Lower Keys has 14,487 households, with an average household size of 2.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lower Keys do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 34,401 people call Lower Keys home. The population density is 236.31 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

34,401

Total Population

Low

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

40.8

Median Age

52.61 / 47.39%

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Total Households

2.29

Average Household Size

$44,696

Average individual Income

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Schools in Lower Keys, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Lower Keys. 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
Sigsbee Charter School
PUBLIC
K - 8th
4/5
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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