Neptune Beach is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 7,088 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Neptune Beach is the 245th largest community in Florida.
Neptune Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Neptune Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Also of interest is that Neptune Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 17.76% 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.
Neptune 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Neptune Beach 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.
If knowledge is power, Neptune Beach is a pretty powerful place. 62.27% of the adults in Neptune Beach have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Neptune Beach in 2018 was $64,394, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $257,576 for a family of four. However, Neptune Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Neptune Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Neptune Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Neptune Beach include English, Irish, German, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Neptune Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.