North Bay Village 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 8,302 people and two constituent neighborhoods, North Bay Village is the 234th largest community in Florida.
North Bay Village is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.08% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, North Bay Village is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Bay Village who work in management occupations (18.81%), sales jobs (14.10%), and office and administrative support (9.12%).
Of important note, North Bay Village is also a city of artists. North Bay Village has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape North Bay Village’s character.
North Bay Village is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in North Bay Village enrolled in college, North Bay Village has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
North Bay Village 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.
One downside of living in North Bay Village is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In North Bay Village, the average commute to work is 30.41 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though North Bay Village is a smaller city, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the bus for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding cities.
The citizens of North Bay Village are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.03% of adults in North Bay Village have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in North Bay Village in 2010 was $30,722, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $122,888 for a family of four. However, North Bay Village contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
North Bay Village is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Bay Village home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in North Bay Village, accounting for 60.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of North Bay Village residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in North Bay Village include Irish, German, Polish, and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of North Bay Village's cultural character, accounting for 51.32% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in North Bay Village is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Portuguese.