Crescent Beach, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Crescent Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The Crescent Beach Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in St. Johns County at latitude 29.7303 and longitude -81.2417. St. Johns County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the Crescent Beach Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Crescent Beach, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Crescent Beach indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Crescent Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

Crescent Beach Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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Crescent Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 971
Population in Households 971
Population in Familes 704
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 678
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 519
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 300
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 1,753 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (21.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 ( 8.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,234 (70.4%)
Median Home Value $313,953
Average Home Value $450,067


Median Household Income $60,079
Average Household Income $86,965
Per Capita Income $45,201
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.99% 2.84%
Households 1.17% 2.74%
Families 1.38% 2.6%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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.


Crescent Beach, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crescent Beach to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 744 19th
Population Density1 # 658 29th
Diversity Index2 # 874 5th
Median Household Income # 157 83rd
Per Capita Income # 78 92nd

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