The City of St. Augustine, Florida

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St. Augustine, Florida is the country’s oldest permenant European city in the United States. The city’s rich history has created a beautiful, Spanish-inspired culture; brilliantly displayed in the remaining colonial homes and architecture throughout St. Augustine. This natural antique beauty paired with a contemporary residential and commercial lifestyle makes it a wonderful city in which to live and do business.


City of St. Augustine – Demographics

Population in July 2008:  12,404
Males:  5,683  (45.8%)
Females: 6,721 (54.2%)

Dec. 2009 cost of living index: 93.2 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Land area:  8.37 square miles.

Median resident age:  41.5 years
Florida median age:  38.7 years

Zip codes:  32084

Estimated median household income in 2008:  $43,310 (it was $32,358 in 2000)
St. Augustine:  $43,310
Florida:  $47,778

Estimated per capita income in 2008:  $27,305
Estimated median house/ condo value in 2008:  $255,066 (it was $111,800 in 2000)
St. Augustine:  $255,066
Florida: $218,700

Mean Housing prices in 2008
All housing units:  $361,573
Detached houses: $347,744
Townhouses or other attached units:  $412,936
2-unit structures: $404,489
3-to-4-unit structures: $627,063
5-or-more-unit structures: $197,154
Mobile homes: $29,100
Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $65,000

Races in St. Augustine
White Non-Hispanic (79.3%)
Black (15.1%)
Hispanic (3.1%)
Two or more races (1.6%)
American Indian (1.1%)
Other race (0.9%)

For population 25 years and over
High school or higher: (82.5%)
Bachelor's degree or higher: (29.5%)
Graduate or professional degree: (11.3%)
Unemployed: (5.4%)
Mean travel time to work: 18.7 minutes

Most common industries for males
Accommodation and food services (17%)
Construction (11%)
Administrative/support/waste/services (5%)
Transportation equipment (5%)
Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
Healthcare (4%)

Most common industries for females
Educational services (14%)
Accommodation and food services (13%)
Healthcare (12%)
Used and other miscellaneous stores (6%)
Finance and insurance (6%)
Personal and laundry services (4%)
Food and beverage stores (3%)

Most common occupations for males
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (7%)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (3%)

Most common occupations for females
Retail sales workers except cashiers (8%)
Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (5%)
Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
Waiters and waitresses (4%)
Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)