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 $107,741.00.
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 92.73% 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 (18.51%), sales jobs (12.29%), and office and administrative support (11.08%).
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.
A relatively large number of people in Saint Johns telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.85% 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.
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 is lower than average for the country.
In Saint Johns, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.55 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The town of Saint Johns is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.
If knowledge is power, Saint Johns is a pretty powerful place. 54.00% of the adults in Saint Johns have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Saint Johns in 2010 was $42,097, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $168,388 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, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Saint Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.