Explore Duck Key, FL

Duck Key, FL Neighborhood Guides

View our featured Duck Key luxury communities. Check each page to get detailed information on each neighborhood and lifestyle. Contact us for any real estate questions.

Credit: Photo by Tracy Chacksfield | Source


Luxury Homes for Sale in Duck Key, Florida Keys, Florida

Some believe the name Duck Key is derived from the handful of duck breeds that inhabit the Florida Keys; in reality, the name originates from the islands’ shape, which bears a striking resemblance to the shape of a duck’s head.

Standing alone between the vast aquamarine waters of the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, Duck Key was originally utilized as a salt manufacturing site in the 1820’s and 1830’s. Since the 1950’s, Duck Key has been known as a luxury island resort destination and through the years has also become a luxury home destination, with some of the most notable addresses in the Middle Keys. Featuring crystal-clear free flowing canals, with lovely bridges interconnecting Duck Key’s five islands, and lush tropical landscape, Duck Key Florida homes for sale offer the most discerning homebuyer a place to enjoy a sophisticated island lifestyle.

ENDLESS ACTIVITIES: Year-round, Duck Key residents and visitors have access to a myriad of activities both on and off the water. When considering a Duck Key property for sale, along with boating, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and all things aquatic, you are sure to appreciate the close-knit community and events, such as the Heroes Salute Celebration and Firework show in September, the Turkey Trot in November, and the Holiday Golf Cart Parade in December. Looking to mingle? Join Club Duck Key, a private social and recreational center where you can meet your neighbors and build new friendships. With such an array of activities, there is no end to how much you can do.

FAVORABLE COMMUNITY: Perfectly situated between Marathon and Islamorada, homes for sale in Duck Key Florida offer the ideal location for those seeking a quiet island life while still being a short drive to shopping, restaurants, art galleries, and more. The location allows you to snorkel in the morning and enjoy a fine dining experience that evening. If you’re not up for the drive, hop on your golf cart and head to one of the restaurants on the island. From condos to oceanfront estates, homes for sale, Duck Key, Florida, appeal to a variety of homebuyers.

LUXURIOUS RESIDENCES: Duck Key, Florida offers an elevated island lifestyle and is known as a prestigious address with well-appointed properties in the Florida Keys. The community boasts a mile and a half of ocean frontage, where you are sure to find an open water view when looking at homes for sale in Duck Key Florida. With over six miles of waterfront properties, the community also has numerous homes located on free-flowing deep-water canals. Duck Key appeals to luxury homebuyers looking for a relaxed lifestyle with the turquoise waters of the Atlantic and Gulf as their playground.

Market Overview

Duck Key, FL Real Estate Information

Median Listing Price


Median Price Per Sq Ft


Average Days on Market


Median Price of Sold Homes


Home Ownership Percentage


Median Rent


Homes in Duck Key, FL

10 Real Estate Facts About Duck Key, Florida Homes for Sale

  • Most expensive Duck Key house for sale in 2022 sold for $3,250,000
  • Most expensive condo/townhome in 2022 sold for $1,100,000
  • Most expensive vacant land transaction in 2022 was $825,000
  • 3,636 was largest size single-family home transaction in 2022
  • 1,364 was largest size condo/townhome transaction in 2022
  • Least expensive Duck Key house for sale in 2022 sold for $549,000
  • Least expensive condo/townhome in 2022 sold for $348,000
  • Least expensive vacant land transaction in 2022 was $150,000
  • 1,159 sqft was smallest size single-family home transaction in 2022
  • 510 sqft was smallest size condo/townhome transaction in 2022
On the map

Duck Key, FL Neighborhoods Map

Near Mile Marker 61, as you travel along Overseas Highway, Duck Key’s dramatic Indies inspired island entrance is hard to miss. Continue a short distance down Duck Key Drive where you will find the Truman Bridge, named after Harry S. Truman, commemorating the 33rd President of the United States visit to Duck Key in March 1964.

a drawn out map of Duck Key, FL
Duck Key, FL Map

Duck Key, FL Interactive Map

Click on any neighborhood for a brief introduction

Take the next step

Ready to take the next step?

As your dedicated real estate partner, I will provide a well-executed and enjoyable experience. I draw on my professional work ethic, expert industry knowledge, and genuine love for what I do to help my clients achieve their real estate goals. If you are ready to buy, sell, or invest in the Keys, you need an informed, trusted and determined real estate partner who knows the landscape and has an outstanding network of contacts. I’ll focus on understanding your needs; then, I’ll confidently guide you to the opportunities that are right for you.

Meet the locals

Who Lives in Duck Key, FL



Median Age


Median Household Income




Household size


Cost of living



Things to do in Duck Key, FL

Hawks Cay Marketplace

The friendly staff at the Hawks Cay Resort are always glad to serve you anything from wraps, salads, and sandwiches to pizza.

Dolphin Research Center

Visitors can watch dolphin and sea lion shows, interact with these sea mammals and view them up close at this animal sanctuary.

Oceanfront Park

Dog friendly oceanfront park for picnics, kite flying and launching kayaks.

Best Bet Sportfishing

This fishing facility offers Wreck, Reef, Offshore, and Tarpon trips for fishermen at all skill levels. They specialize in fishing with light tackle techniques.


Schools in Duck Key, FL

Stanley Switlik Elementary SchoolK - 5Public
Marathon High School6 - 12Public
Around Duck Key, FL

Featured Neighborhoods in Duck Key, FL