Mary Esther is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 4,238 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mary Esther is the 297th largest community in Florida.
Mary Esther is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Mary Esther is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Mary Esther who work in office and administrative support (13.82%), food service (12.22%), and sales jobs (10.71%).
Also of interest is that Mary Esther has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Mary Esther 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.
As is often the case in a small city, Mary Esther doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The overall education level of Mary Esther citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.99% of adults in Mary Esther have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Mary Esther in 2010 was $36,628, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,512 for a family of four. However, Mary Esther contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Mary Esther home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mary Esther residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Mary Esther include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Mary Esther is English. Other important languages spoken here include Thai and Spanish.