The City of Fernandina Beach had a population of 12,171 as of July 1, 2017.
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, 2017.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Fernandina Beach: Amelia Beach, Egmont Town, Fernandina.
|Population in Households||11,984|
|Population in Familes||8,989|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||187|
|Average Household Size||2.2|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||7,508 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,472 (46.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,970 (26.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||2,066 (27.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$288,753|
|Average Home Value||$381,027|
|Median Household Income||$57,199|
|Average Household Income||$83,116|
|Per Capita Income||$37,315|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.22%|
|Per Capita Income||2.45%|
The table below compares Fernandina Beach to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.
|Total Population||# 286||69th|
|Population Density1||# 564||39th|
|Diversity Index2||# 563||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 259||72nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 197||79th|
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