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 5,160 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Flagler Beach is the 281st largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Flagler Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Flagler Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Flagler Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Flagler Beach is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Flagler Beach who work in sales jobs (15.31%), office and administrative support (10.12%), and food service (9.50%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 18.77% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Flagler 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.
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%): 34.63% of adults in Flagler Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Flagler Beach in 2018 was $39,431, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,724 for a family of four. However, Flagler Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Flagler Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. 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, Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Flagler Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.