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 9,784 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Green Cove Springs is the 213th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Green Cove Springs, 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 Green Cove Springs, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Green Cove Springs’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Green Cove Springs does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $59,200.00.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.39% 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.

Being a small city, Green Cove Springs does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, Green Cove Springs is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.25% 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 $27,963, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $111,852 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 14.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Green Cove Springs include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Guyanese.

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