Fernandina Beach is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,339 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Fernandina Beach is the 190th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Fernandina Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Fernandina Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fernandina Beach is a city of service providers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fernandina Beach who work in management occupations (11.44%), office and administrative support (9.21%), and food service (8.31%).
Fernandina 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 education level of Fernandina Beach citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.48% of adults in Fernandina Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fernandina Beach in 2010 was $31,896, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $127,584 for a family of four. However, Fernandina Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fernandina Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fernandina Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fernandina Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fernandina Beach include German, English, Polish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Fernandina Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.