Port St. Joe is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,442 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Port St. Joe is the 309th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Port St. Joe is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Port St. Joe is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Port St. Joe who work in sales jobs (15.84%), office and administrative support (12.77%), and personal care services (9.63%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Port St. Joe has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Port St. Joe a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Port St. Joe 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, Port St. Joe doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The citizens of Port St. Joe are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.16% of adults in Port St. Joe have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Port St. Joe in 2010 was $22,691, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,764 for a family of four. However, Port St. Joe contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Port St. Joe is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Port St. Joe home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Port St. Joe residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Port St. Joe include Irish, German, Italian, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Port St. Joe is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Pacific Island languages.