Jupiter, FL

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Living in Jupiter

Jupiter is a larger medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 65,524 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Jupiter is the 51st largest community in Florida.

Jupiter home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Jupiter real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Jupiter is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.29% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Jupiter is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Jupiter who work in management occupations (14.20%), sales jobs (12.99%), and office and administrative support (12.16%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.82% 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.

Jupiter 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.

Jupiter is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 45.15% of adults in Jupiter have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Jupiter in 2010 was $50,717, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $202,868 for a family of four. However, Jupiter contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Jupiter is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Jupiter home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Jupiter residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Jupiter also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.06% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Jupiter include Irish, German, Italian, English, and French.

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