Navarre is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 33,928 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Navarre is the 96th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Navarre is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Navarre is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Navarre who work in sales jobs (12.81%), office and administrative support (12.39%), and management occupations (10.07%).
There are quite a few people in the armed forces living in Navarre, and when you visit or drive around town, you will see military people in and out of uniform, shopping, enjoying life, and being part of the community.
Also of interest is that Navarre has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Navarre is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Navarre’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Navarre 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
One downside of living in Navarre is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Navarre, the average commute to work is 33.43 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
Even though Navarre is not a small town, it doesn't have a public transportation system that anybody uses for their daily commute to work.
The percentage of people in Navarre who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.80% of adults in Navarre have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Navarre in 2018 was $32,634, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,536 for a family of four. However, Navarre contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Navarre is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Navarre home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Navarre residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Navarre include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Navarre is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.