Indian Rocks Beach is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 4,276 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Indian Rocks Beach is the 291st largest community in Florida.
Indian Rocks Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Indian Rocks Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Indian Rocks Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.14% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Indian Rocks Beach is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Indian Rocks Beach who work in management occupations (18.70%), sales jobs (14.83%), and office and administrative support (11.80%).
Of important note, Indian Rocks Beach is also a city of artists. Indian Rocks Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Indian Rocks Beach’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 12.38% 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.
One of the nice things about Indian Rocks 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Indian Rocks Beach doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Indian Rocks Beach is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 44.89% of adults in Indian Rocks Beach have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Indian Rocks Beach in 2010 was $54,498, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $217,992 for a family of four. However, Indian Rocks Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Indian Rocks Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Indian Rocks Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Indian Rocks Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Indian Rocks Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.