St. Augustine Beach is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,849 people and two constituent neighborhoods, St. Augustine Beach is the 249th largest community in Florida.
St. Augustine Beach home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but St. Augustine Beach real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
St. Augustine Beach is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 91.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, St. Augustine Beach is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Augustine Beach who work in sales jobs (16.05%), management occupations (15.81%), and food service (14.33%).
A relatively large number of people in St. Augustine Beach telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.73% 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.
One of the nice things about St. Augustine Beach 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, St. Augustine Beach does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in St. Augustine Beach. 58.68% 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 St. Augustine Beach in 2010 was $44,383, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $177,532 for a family of four. However, St. Augustine Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call St. Augustine Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Augustine Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in St. Augustine Beach include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in St. Augustine Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.