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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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in St. Johns, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to St. Johns, and putting down their money on brand new construction. St. Johns’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. St. Johns does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because 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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 23.16% 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, St. Johns is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making St. Johns a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, St. Johns has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.59 minutes every day commuting to work.

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 2022 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.