Miramar Beach, FL
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Living in Miramar Beach

Miramar 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 8,002 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Miramar Beach is the 231st largest community in Florida.

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

Miramar Beach is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Miramar Beach is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Miramar Beach who work in management occupations (19.53%), sales jobs (15.03%), and office and administrative support (12.96%).

Of important note, Miramar Beach is also a town of artists. Miramar Beach has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Miramar Beach’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Miramar Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 16.16% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Another notable thing is that Miramar Beach is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Miramar Beach’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.

One of the nice things about Miramar Beach 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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Miramar Beach. 53.43% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Miramar Beach in 2018 was $51,305, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $205,220 for a family of four.

Miramar Beach is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Miramar Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Miramar Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Miramar Beach include English, Irish, German, Swedish, and Danish.

The most common language spoken in Miramar Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

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