Bradenton Beach is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,219 people and just one neighborhood, Bradenton Beach is the 403rd largest community in Florida.
Real Estate Prices
Bradenton Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Bradenton Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Bradenton Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bradenton Beach is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Bradenton Beach who work in food service (22.69%), sales jobs (11.45%) and management occupations (7.49%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Bradenton Beach is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
One of the nice things about Bradenton 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.
Bradenton Beach, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.