Fisher Island is a census-designated place in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, located on a barrier island of the same name. As of 2015, Fisher Island had the highest per capita income of any place in the United States. The CDP had only 218 households and a total population of 467.
Fisher Island is located at 25°45′41″N 80°8′39″W / 25.76139°N 80.14417°W / 25.76139; -80.14417 (25.761644, -80.144252).
According to recent census data, the CDP has a total area of 0.343 square miles (0.89 km), all of it land. The entire island, is slightly larger at 0.938 km (0.362 sq mi).
As of the census of 2000, there were 467 people, 218 households, and 149 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,362.6 people per square mile (530.3/km²). There were 532 housing units at an average density of 1,552.3/sq mi (604.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 92.08% White (77.9% were Non-Hispanic White,) 3.21% African American, 2.14% Asian, 0.64% from other races, and 1.93% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino people of any race were 14.8% of the population.
There were 218 households out of which 19.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.5% were married couples living together, 5.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.2% were non-families. 26.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.14 and the average family size was 2.51.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 15.6% under the age of 18, 3.2% from 18 to 24, 20.3% from 25 to 44, 45.6% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 51 years. For every 100 females, there were 101.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.0 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was in excess of $200,000, as is the median income for a family. Males had a median income of over $100,000 versus $85,789 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $236,238. None of the population or families are below the poverty line.
As of 2000, English was the first language for 84.61% of all residents, while Spanish was the mother tongue for 15.38% of the population.
In April 2018, Bloomberg reported that the average income for Fisher Island, was $2.5 million in 2015, according to a Bloomberg analysis of 2015 Internal Revenue Service data. This makes Fisher Island’s zip code the wealthiest in the United States.