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.
Unlike some towns, Jensen Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Jensen Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Jensen Beach is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jensen Beach who work in management occupations (13.90%), sales jobs (12.71%), and food service (10.13%).
A relatively large number of people in Jensen Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.54% 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.
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 overall education level of Jensen Beach citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.23% of adults in Jensen Beach have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Jensen Beach in 2018 was $37,253, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $149,012 for a family of four. However, Jensen Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Jensen Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Jensen Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.