St. James City is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,784 people and just one neighborhood, St. James City is the 300th largest community in Florida.
Real Estate Prices
Housing costs in St. James City are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
St. James City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, St. James City is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. James City who work in office and administrative support (18.32%), sales jobs (16.46%) and healthcare (12.30%).
Of important note, St. James City is also a town of artists. St. James City has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape St. James City’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.38% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Setting & Lifestyle
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, St. James City has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes St. James City a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
St. James City is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Being a small town, St. James City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.