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.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, St. James City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (15.78%), healthcare (13.79%) and office and administrative support (13.01%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that St. James City is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) St. James City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. St. James City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in St. James City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, St. James City may be for you.
One of the nice things about St. James City is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy 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.