St. Johns is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 59,072 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, St. Johns is the 58th largest community in Florida. St. Johns has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in St. Johns, where the median household income is $121,543.00.
St. Johns home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but St. Johns real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
St. Johns is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, St. Johns is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Johns who work in management occupations (17.43%), sales jobs (12.94%), and office and administrative support (10.76%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 15.75% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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 is lower than average for the country.
In St. Johns, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.13 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in St. Johns. 52.12% 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. Johns in 2018 was $45,160, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $180,640 for a family of four.
St. Johns is a somewhat 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, German, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in St. Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.