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 74,437 people and 22 constituent neighborhoods, Daytona Beach is the 44th largest community in Florida.
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 citizens of Daytona Beach are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.18% of adults in Daytona Beach having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Daytona Beach in 2018 was $26,196, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,784 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, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Daytona Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.