Jacksonville Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 23,515 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Jacksonville Beach is the 133rd largest community in Florida.
Jacksonville Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Jacksonville Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Jacksonville 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: 16.58% 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 Jacksonville 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.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Jacksonville Beach. 58.09% 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 Jacksonville Beach in 2018 was $65,452, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $261,808 for a family of four.
Jacksonville Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Jacksonville Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jacksonville Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jacksonville Beach include German, Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Jacksonville Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.