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 25,703 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Sebastian is the 128th largest community in Florida.

Sebastian is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sebastian is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Sebastian who work in office and administrative support (13.42%), sales jobs (8.35%), and management occupations (8.03%).

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.

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.

A relatively large number of people in Sebastian telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.50% 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.

As is often the case in a small city, Sebastian doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The overall education level of Sebastian is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.05% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sebastian in 2018 was $32,400, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,600 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 Polish.

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