Gulf Breeze is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,323 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Gulf Breeze is the 260th largest community in Florida.
Gulf Breeze home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Gulf Breeze real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Gulf Breeze is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.48% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Gulf Breeze is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gulf Breeze who work in management occupations (18.20%), sales jobs (14.23%), and healthcare (11.35%).
Also of interest is that Gulf Breeze has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Gulf Breeze 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 city’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, Gulf Breeze’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One of the nice things about Gulf Breeze is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Gulf Breeze doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Gulf Breeze. 51.07% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.
The per capita income in Gulf Breeze in 2010 was $48,464, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $193,856 for a family of four.
The people who call Gulf Breeze home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gulf Breeze residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Gulf Breeze include English, Irish, Scottish, and European.
The most common language spoken in Gulf Breeze is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.