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 26,118 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Sebastian is the 120th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Sebastian isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sebastian are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Sebastian is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sebastian who work in office and administrative support (15.23%), sales jobs (8.76%), and management occupations (7.54%).
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.
One of the nice things about Sebastian 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.
Being a small city, Sebastian does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Sebastian overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Sebastian, 24.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sebastian in 2018 was $29,148, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $116,592 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 German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Sebastian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.