Daytona Beach is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 72,647 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Daytona Beach is the 44th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Daytona Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Daytona Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Daytona Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Daytona Beach who work in office and administrative support (13.40%), sales jobs (13.08%), and food service (8.26%).
Daytona Beach 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.
The population of Daytona Beach 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 Daytona Beach, 22.58% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Daytona Beach in 2018 was $24,292, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,168 for a family of four. However, Daytona Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Daytona Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Daytona Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Daytona Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Daytona Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Daytona Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.