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Indian Rocks Beach

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Indian Rocks Beach is a city in Pinellas County, Florida, United States. The population of the city was 5,072 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population was 5,255. It lies on a barrier island between the Gulf of Mexico and the Intracoastal Waterway. It is north of Indian Shores and south of Belleair Shore and Belleair Beach. Tourism is its primary industry. It was incorporated in 1956. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.6 square kilometers, out of which 2.4 of its area is covered by land and 1.2 square kilometers is occupied by water.

As of the census of 2000, there were 5,072 people, 2,700 households, and 1,393 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,105.7 per square kilometers. There were 4,032 housing units at an average density of 1,673.9 per square kilometers. There were 2,700 households out of which 11.3 percent had children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.2 percent were married couples living together, 5.0 percent had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.4 percent were non-families.

In the city the population was spread out with 10.1 percent under the age of 18, 4.3 percent from 18 to 24, 30.0 percent from 25 to 44, 36.9 percent from 45 to 64, and 18.7 percent who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females there were 102.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 102.1 males.

Indian Rocks Beach, justifiably so, enjoys a very positive reputation with worldwide travelers, and is one of the most visited place. It is also said the place of best geographical environment and can trace its origin back to prehistoric times.

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