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St. Johns, FL
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St. Johns profile

Living in St. Johns

St. Johns is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 66,684 people and nine associated neighborhoods, St. Johns is the 58th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in St. Johns was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local St. Johns economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in St. Johns, where the median household income is $142,175.00.

Housing costs in St. Johns are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 23.16% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

St. 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, St. Johns’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

One downside of living in St. Johns is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In St. Johns, the average commute to work is 32.59 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

If knowledge is power, St. Johns is a pretty powerful place. 53.93% of the adults in St. 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 St. Johns in 2018 was $52,873, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,492 for a family of four.

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

The most common language spoken in St. Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.