Fernandina Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Fernandina Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Fernandina Beach had a population of 11,935 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fernandina Beach is located at latitude 30.6587 and longitude -81.4492 in Nassau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fernandina Beach (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.16 sq. miles and a water area of 0.7 sq. miles. Nassau County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Fernandina Beach (GNIS ID: 2403607) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fernandina Beach is located within Fernandina Beach CCD of Nassau County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fernandina Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fernandina Beach: Amelia Beach, Egmont Town, Fernandina.


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Fernandina Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 11,935
Population in Households 11,747
Population in Familes 8,817
Population in Group Qrtrs 188
Population Density1 1,070
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,371
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 3,286
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,387 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,421 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,951 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,016 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $290,379
Average Home Value $387,705
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $53,138
Average Household Income $78,434
Per Capita Income $35,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.48% 0.61%
Households 0.44% 0.58%
Families 0.28% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fernandina Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fernandina Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 288 69th
Population Density1 # 568 38th
Diversity Index2 # 562 39th
Median Household Income # 295 68th
Per Capita Income # 197 79th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.