Eastpoint is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,404 people and just one neighborhood, Eastpoint is the 345th largest community in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Eastpoint is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.18% of the Eastpoint workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Eastpoint is a town of service providers, farmers, fishers, or foresters and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Eastpoint who work in farm management occupations (23.79%), food service (12.92%) and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.23%).
Setting & Lifestyle
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, Eastpoint has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Eastpoint a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Eastpoint 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 of the benefits of Eastpoint is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.77 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Eastpoint is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.