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Sebastian, FL
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Sebastian profile

Living in Sebastian

Sebastian is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 26,364 people and ten associated neighborhoods, Sebastian is the 128th largest community in Florida.

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

Of important note, Sebastian is also a city of artists. Sebastian has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Sebastian’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Sebastian telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.41% 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.

Sebastian 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

One downside of living in Sebastian, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.48 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Sebastian citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.47% of adults in Sebastian have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sebastian in 2018 was $39,802, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,208 for a family of four. However, Sebastian contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Sebastian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.