Apollo Beach is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 15,083 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Apollo Beach is the 159th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns, Apollo Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Apollo Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apollo Beach is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Apollo Beach who work in management occupations (15.81%), office and administrative support (13.73%), and sales jobs (13.20%).
Also of interest is that Apollo Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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, Apollo Beach has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Apollo Beach a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Apollo Beach 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.
One downside of living in Apollo Beach is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Apollo Beach, the average commute to work is 33.20 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Apollo Beach citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.21% of adults in Apollo Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Apollo Beach in 2010 was $38,106, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $152,424 for a family of four. However, Apollo Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Apollo Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Apollo Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apollo Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Apollo Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.36% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apollo Beach include German, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Apollo Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.