Fernandina Beach, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Fernandina Beach, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Fernandina Beach had a population of 12,314 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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

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Fernandina Beach, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)

POPULATION

Total Population 12,314
Population in Households 12,127
Population in Familes 9,027
Population in Group Qrtrs 187
Population Density2 1,103
Diversity Index3 38
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $57,946
Average Household Income $84,753
Per Capita Income $38,057

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,702 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,681 (47.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,825 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,196 (28.5%)
Median Home Value $295,971
Average Home Value $399,335
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,506
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,365
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.74% 1.15%
Households 0.64% 1.1%
Families 0.5% 0.98%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   3.43%

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, 2018 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 Density # 564 39th
Diversity Index # 565 39th
Median Household Income # 278 70th
Per Capita Income # 206 78th

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