Crystal River 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 3,186 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Crystal River is the 314th largest community in Florida.
Crystal River is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Crystal River is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crystal River who work in food service (15.32%), healthcare (11.90%), and maintenance occupations (10.69%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Crystal River is worth considering.
One of the nice things about Crystal River 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.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.70 minutes getting to work every day.
Crystal River is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The population of Crystal River overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Crystal River, 22.31% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Crystal River in 2018 was $32,190, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,760 for a family of four. However, Crystal River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Crystal River is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crystal River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crystal River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crystal River include English, Irish, Italian, German, and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Crystal River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.