Saint Johns, FL
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Saint Johns is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 47,569 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Saint Johns is the 78th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Saint Johns, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Saint Johns, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Saint Johns’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Saint Johns does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $100,552.00.

Housing costs in Saint Johns are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.

Saint Johns is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.72% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Saint Johns is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saint Johns who work in management occupations (17.34%), sales jobs (13.80%), and office and administrative support (11.44%).

Also of interest is that Saint Johns has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.70% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

Because of many things, Saint Johns is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Saint Johns a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Saint Johns has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Saint Johns’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Saint Johns is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Saint Johns, the average commute to work is 33.54 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Saint Johns is a decent-sized town, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the town has no real transit system.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Saint Johns. 50.59% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Saint Johns in 2010 was $39,636, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,544 for a family of four.

Saint Johns is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Saint Johns home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saint Johns residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Saint Johns include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Saint Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.