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 12,652 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Jensen Beach is the 194th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Jensen Beach are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 10.79% 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.
Jensen 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Jensen Beach citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.05% of adults in Jensen Beach have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Jensen Beach in 2018 was $41,025, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $164,100 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Jensen Beach include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Jensen Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.