Mexico Beach 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 1,145 people and just one neighborhood, Mexico Beach is the 411th largest community in Florida.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Mexico Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Mexico Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Mexico Beach is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mexico Beach who work in management occupations (11.28%), office and administrative support (11.06%) and healthcare (9.79%).
Mexico Beach is home to a number of people employed in the armed forces. When you visit or walk around Mexico Beach, some of the people you will bump into will be military people In and out of uniform, jogging, shopping and generally out and about town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Mexico Beach 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!) Mexico Beach 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. Mexico Beach has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Mexico Beach than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Mexico Beach may be for you.
Mexico 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.