Green Cove Springs, FL
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Green Cove Springs profile

Living in Green Cove Springs

Green Cove Springs is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 9,786 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Green Cove Springs is the 213th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Green Cove Springs was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Green Cove Springs economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Green Cove Springs, where the median household income is $54,329.00.

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, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Green Cove Springs who work in office and administrative support (11.76%), sales jobs (10.28%), and maintenance occupations (7.97%).

Also of interest is that Green Cove Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.79% 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.

Green Cove Springs is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The citizens of Green Cove Springs are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.86% of adults in Green Cove Springs having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Green Cove Springs in 2018 was $26,368, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,472 for a family of four. However, Green Cove Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Green Cove Springs is a very 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 13.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Green Cove Springs include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Green Cove Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.