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 4,251 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 90.72% 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 (15.68%), sales jobs (15.46%), and food service (10.88%).
Also of interest is that Indian Rocks 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: 9.11% 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 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.
The citizens of Indian Rocks Beach are among the most well-educated in the nation: 45.87% of adults in Indian Rocks Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Indian Rocks Beach in 2010 was $48,138, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $192,552 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 English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Indian Rocks Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.