Indian Harbour Beach 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 8,471 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Indian Harbour Beach is the 219th largest community in Florida.
Indian Harbour Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Indian Harbour Beach is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Indian Harbour Beach who work in sales jobs (17.71%), healthcare (12.35%), and office and administrative support (11.66%).
Also of interest is that Indian Harbour Beach 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: 7.90% 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.
One of the nice things about Indian Harbour Beach 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.
The population of Indian Harbour Beach is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 37.18% of adults in Indian Harbour Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Indian Harbour Beach in 2010 was $35,231, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,924 for a family of four. However, Indian Harbour Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Indian Harbour Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Indian Harbour Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Indian Harbour Beach include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Indian Harbour Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.