Grant-Valkaria 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 3,968 people and just one neighborhood, Grant-Valkaria is the 298th largest community in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
Grant-Valkaria is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.17% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Grant-Valkaria is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Grant-Valkaria who work in office and administrative support (21.79%), management occupations (12.96%) and sales jobs (9.69%).
Also of interest is that Grant-Valkaria has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Grant-Valkaria is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Grant-Valkaria really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Grant-Valkaria perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
It is a fairly quiet town 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!) Grant-Valkaria 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. Grant-Valkaria has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Grant-Valkaria than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Grant-Valkaria may be for you.
Grant-Valkaria 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.