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 91.76% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Indian Rocks Beach is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Indian Rocks Beach who work in sales jobs (17.95%), management occupations (12.53%), and healthcare (12.31%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Indian Rocks Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.75% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Indian Rocks Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The education level of Indian Rocks Beach ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Indian Rocks Beach, 46.73% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Indian Rocks Beach in 2010 was $44,857, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $179,428 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.