Layton is a tiny coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 190 people and just one neighborhood, Layton is the 468th largest community in Florida.
Real Estate Prices
Layton home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Layton real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Layton is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Layton is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Layton who work in office and administrative support (25.68%), sales jobs (21.62%) and healthcare (14.86%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 16.22% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Layton is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Layton has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Layton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Layton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Layton may be for you.
One of the nice things about Layton 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Layton spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.21 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
Layton is a very car-oriented city. 100.00% of residents commute to work in a private automobile rather than by other means, such as public transit, bicycling, or walking. This is because Layton is a small city , and most people who live here have to drive out of town for work, and the town population is not large nor dense enough to support an extensive public transportation system. Layton has a lot of rural roads, and houses can be far apart. Many residents drive out of town for regular shopping trips as well.
Layton is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.