Flagler 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 5,279 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Flagler Beach is the 281st largest community in Florida.
Flagler Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Flagler Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 24.75% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Flagler Beach has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Flagler Beach has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Flagler Beach than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Flagler Beach may be for you.
One of the nice things about Flagler Beach 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Flagler Beach doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Flagler Beach citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.67% of adults in Flagler Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Flagler Beach in 2018 was $43,402, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $173,608 for a family of four. However, Flagler Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Flagler Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Flagler Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Flagler Beach include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Flagler Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.