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Stock Island, Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing CDP boundaries
|• Total||2.10 sq mi (5.45 km2)|
|• Land||0.84 sq mi (2.17 km2)|
|• Water||1.27 sq mi (3.28 km2)|
|Elevation||3 ft (1 m)|
|• Density||5,641.58/sq mi (2,179.22/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||1867211|
Stock Island is a census-designated place (CDP) and unincorporated community on an island of the same name in Monroe County, Florida, United States. The population of the CDP was 4,410 at the 2000 census. It is located on the portion of the island south of US 1. It is supposedly named for the herds of livestock formerly kept there. Alternatively, some local historians suggest that it may be named for an early settler.
Stock Island is located at(24.570075, -81.737376).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.9 mi² (2.4 km²), of which 0.9 mi² (2.3 km²) is land and 1.10% is water.
|Black or African American (non-Hispanic)||895||18.95%|
|Hispanic or Latino||2,016||42.69%|
As of the 2020 United States census, there were 4,722 people, 1,584 households, and 1,081 families residing in the CDP.
About the community
The community tends to be residential in character, rather than the tourist-oriented Key West, with a year-round population. Stock Island has little in the way of restaurants or nightlife. It is home to the Key West Golf Club and residential complex, which takes up nearly one-quarter of the island.
Monroe County School District operates public schools serving Stock Island. Three schools in the City of Key West, Gerald Adams on Stock Island and Horace O'Bryant Middle School and Key West High School, located on Key West Island, serve Stock Island. College of the Florida Keys is located here as well.
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