Fleming Island is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 28,476 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Fleming Island is the 104th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fleming Island, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fleming Island, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fleming Island’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fleming Island does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $88,672.00.
Fleming Island is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fleming Island is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fleming Island who work in management occupations (15.75%), office and administrative support (13.56%), and sales jobs (11.40%).
Also of interest is that Fleming Island has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Fleming Island is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Fleming Island’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Fleming Island is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Fleming Island, the average commute to work is 31.55 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Fleming Island ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Fleming Island, 43.99% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Fleming Island in 2010 was $34,154, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,616 for a family of four.
The people who call Fleming Island home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fleming Island residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fleming Island include English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fleming Island is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.