Saint Johns is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 49,725 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Saint Johns is the 78th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Saint Johns was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Saint Johns economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Saint Johns, where the median household income is $115,451.00.
Saint Johns home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Saint Johns real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Saint Johns is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 91.69% 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 (16.47%), sales jobs (12.22%), and business and financial occupations (10.43%).
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: 8.30% 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.
Saint Johns is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Saint Johns’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
One downside of living in Saint Johns, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.81 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Saint Johns. 54.41% 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 $45,202, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,808 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 Asian. Important ancestries of people in Saint Johns include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Saint Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.