Jensen Beach, FL
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Jensen Beach is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,730 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Jensen Beach is the 184th largest community in Florida.

Jensen Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Jensen Beach is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jensen Beach who work in office and administrative support (18.67%), sales jobs (15.93%), and management occupations (11.81%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.70% 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.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Jensen Beach is worth considering.

One of the nice things about Jensen 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 percentage of people in Jensen Beach who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.39% of adults in Jensen Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Jensen Beach in 2010 was $27,403, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,612 for a family of four. However, Jensen Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Jensen Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jensen Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Jensen Beach include German, English, Italian, and French .

The most common language spoken in Jensen Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.

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