Saint Johns is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 51,774 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Saint Johns is the 78th largest community in Florida. Saint 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 Saint Johns, where the median household income is $117,603.00.
Saint Johns home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Saint Johns real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Saint Johns is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Saint Johns is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Saint Johns who work in management occupations (15.65%), sales jobs (13.55%), and office and administrative support (9.81%).
Also of interest is that Saint 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: 9.80% 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.
Because of many things, Saint Johns is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Saint Johns really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Saint Johns perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Saint Johns, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.39 minutes every day commuting to work.
Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Saint Johns. 54.79% 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 Saint Johns in 2018 was $46,777, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,108 for a family of four.
Saint Johns is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Saint Johns home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Saint Johns residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Saint Johns include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Saint Johns is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.