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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Jensen Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (22.67%), sales jobs (14.42%), and healthcare (8.11%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Jensen Beach has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Jensen Beach a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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%: 25.36% of adults in Jensen Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Jensen Beach in 2010 was $27,378, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,512 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.