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 7,297 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Neptune Beach is the 236th 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.
Neptune Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 90.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Neptune Beach is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Neptune Beach who work in sales jobs (13.74%), healthcare (12.59%), and management occupations (10.80%).
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: 7.36% 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small city, Neptune Beach doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Neptune Beach, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Neptune Beach is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 52.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Neptune Beach in 2010 was $50,123, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,492 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Neptune Beach include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Neptune Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.