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A quaint, peaceful, and serene environment in the Upper Keys.

Overview for Islamorada, FL

7,051 people live in Islamorada, where the median age is 55.3 and the average individual income is $60,315. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

55.3 years

Median Age


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


Average individual Income

Welcome to Islamorada

Great restaurants, beautiful neighborhoods, and amazing views make Islamorada's real estate options a fantastic choice when choosing to settle down in Florida. This community is close to Marathon, the center of commercial life in the Middle Keys. Bahia Honda State Park is located nearby, and the waters of Caloosa Beach attract swimmers throughout the year, alongside the gorgeous and luxurious Caloosa Cove Marina & Resort
Sportfishing, boating, and other outdoor activities are popular throughout the year in Islamorada, FL. Tarpon fishing is one of the most popular fishing seasons and attracts many people from across the United States from early March through June. Sailfishing attracts anglers in the winter months while Mahi bite in the spring and summer. Anglers come from around the world to fish the waters around Islamorada year-round. The island also houses many museums and state parks that preserve its essential historical features. Meaning “purple island” in Spanish, Islamorada offers some of the most amazing sunsets in the United States. 

What to Love

  • Breathtaking “purple” sunsets
  • A stunning variety of waterfront Islamorada homes and houses for sale
  • Morada Way Arts & Cultural District
  • Alligator Reef Lighthouse 
  • Some of the most amazing restaurants
  • Famous Islamorada Sandbar
  • Sport-fishing capital of the world

Local Lifestyle - Living in Islamorada

Life in Islamorada is composed of six beautiful islands that make up this amazing community. With roughly 6,000 residents in total, many different neighborhoods throughout the islands offer distinct characteristics. Plantation Key Colony, Indian Waterways, Key Heights, Grove Park, and Upper and Lower Matecumbe Beach are some highly sought-after Islamorada communities. Residents enjoy the quiet and peaceful island lifestyle. 
Those who live in the Islamorada area have quick access to the Lower Keys and can enjoy the Dry Tortugas National Park, and Fort Jefferson located just 90 miles west of Key West. Islamorada is an incredibly diverse community made up of several different neighborhoods with their own unique flair. Just a short drive on the overseas highway, and you are in an area of the Florida Keys with beautiful state parks and beaches. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping in Islamorada

It’s no surprise the most popular restaurants in Islamorada feature fresh seafood and shellfish. Kaiyo Grill & Sushi serves sushi rolls, sashimi, and nigiri. Popular specialty rolls include the blue marlin roll and the tuna squared roll. 
Residents can find great steaks at Ziggie & Mad Dog’s at mile marker 83. Wine pairings, unique cocktails, and fresh salads are also local favorites. Popular cuts at Ziggie & Mad Dog’s include the Delmonico ribeye, center-cut filet mignon, and the smothered medallions. Green Turtle Inn is also a great choice serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Residents particularly enjoy the prime rib, pan-seared black gulf grouper, and local yellowtail snapper. 

Things to Do in Islamorada

There are many museums, beaches, and entertainment venues in Islamorada. The History of Diving Museum is also an excellent place where residents can learn about the history of the Keys and the vessels that sank off the coast of the Florida Keys. The Florida Keys History & Discovery Center also contains historical information about the long role the Florida Keys have played in the history of the United States. Another favorite for history lovers is Indian Key Historic State Park due to its ancient relics and forgotten shores.
Support local artists and their creations at the Morada Way Arts & Cultural District. Every third Thursday, residents experience their “Art Walk,” where you enjoy delicious food, live music, wine and spirits, and late-night gallery openings. Theater of the Sea is a marine park that features beautiful lagoons filled with parrotfish and other marine animals. Trained dolphins and sea lions entertain theater visitors, and you have the option to swim in a wading pool with the majestic creatures for an ultra-special experience. 
Just a short four nautical miles from the shore, you’ll find the Alligator Reef Lighthouse. A lighthouse with a rich history home to over 500 species of marine life. For the exercise enthusiast, Islamorada puts on many organized races throughout the year, including the Islamorada Half Marathon & 10k, Rum Runner Run 5k, and Beach N’ Beer Mile


Schools in Islamorada are served by the Monroe County School District
  • Treasure Village Montessori Charter School
  • Island Christian School
  • St. James Children’s Center 
  • Plantation Key School
  • Coral Shores High School

Demographics and Employment Data for Islamorada, FL

Islamorada has 3,210 households, with an average household size of 2.15. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Islamorada do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 7,051 people call Islamorada home. The population density is 1,093.32 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


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


Median Age

53.77 / 46.23%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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