Redington Shores is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,168 people and just one neighborhood, Redington Shores is the 355th largest community in Florida.
Real Estate Prices
Redington Shores home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Redington Shores real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Redington Shores is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 93.44% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Redington Shores is a town of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Redington Shores who work in sales jobs (21.37%), management occupations (19.28%) and healthcare (9.94%).
Also of interest is that Redington Shores has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Of important note, Redington Shores is also a town of artists. Redington Shores has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Redington Shores’s character.
A relatively large number of people in Redington Shores telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.48% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Another notable thing is that Redington Shores is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Redington Shores’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
One of the nice things about Redington Shores is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.