Green Cove Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 8,577 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Green Cove Springs is the 238th largest community in Florida. Green Cove Springs has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Green Cove Springs, where the median household income is $57,009.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Green Cove Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Green Cove Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Green Cove Springs who work in sales jobs (14.48%), office and administrative support (11.26%), and business and financial occupations (7.29%).
The overall education level of Green Cove Springs is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.36% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Green Cove Springs in 2018 was $27,201, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,804 for a family of four. However, Green Cove Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Green Cove Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Green Cove Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Green Cove Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Green Cove Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Green Cove Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Green Cove Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.