Crescent Beach, Florida

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Population in 2010: 931. Population change since 2000: -5.5%
Males: 381  (40.9%)
Females: 550  (59.1%)
Median resident age:  60.8 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32086.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $54,886 (it was $39,821 in 2000)
Crescent Beach:

$54,886
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $37,863 (it was $32,279 in 2000)

Crescent Beach CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $446,110 (it was $115,500 in 2000)
Crescent Beach:

$446,110
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $767,240; Detached houses: over $1,000,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $607,270; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $489,919; Mobile homes: $203,202

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,050.

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Crescent Beach races chart
  • White alone - 890 (95.6%)
  • Hispanic - 22 (2.4%)
  • Asian alone - 8 (0.9%)
  • Two or more races - 5 (0.5%)
  • Black alone - 4 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Other race alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Crescent Beach detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Crescent Beach: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: English (16.4%), United States (10.2%), Irish (9.7%), German (8.3%), Polish (6.8%), Welsh (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 1.52 square miles.

Population density: 611 people per square mile   (low).

Crescent Beach,FL real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Crescent Beach:

  • High school or higher: 101.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 56.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Crescent Beach CDP:

  • Never married: 25.4%
  • Now married: 52.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 13.5%

149 residents are foreign born (9.0% Europe, 2.3% North America).

This place:  15.5%
Florida:  19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $7,554 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,402 (0.4%)

Crescent Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Daytona Beach, FL (40.7 miles , pop. 64,112).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (45.4 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (787.5 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Matanzas, FL (1.5 miles ), Butler Beach, FL (1.6 miles ), St. Augustine Shores, FL (2.2 miles ), St. Augustine Beach, FL (2.4 miles ), St. Augustine South, FL (2.6 miles ), Marineland, FL (2.7 miles) , St. Augustine, FL (3.1 miles ), Villano Beach, FL (3.5 miles ).

Latitude: 29.77 N, Longitude: 81.25 W

Crescent Beach household income distribution Crescent Beach home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (19%)
  • Health care and social assistance (17%)
  • Other services, except public administration (14%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (13%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Educational services (33%)
  • Accommodation and food services (17%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (12%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (17%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (13%)
  • Painters and paperhangers (10%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (8%)
  • Carpenters (7%)
  • Librarians, curators, and archivists (6%)
  • Agricultural workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (10%)
  • Top executives (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (9%)
  • Food processing workers (8%)
  • Other financial specialists (8%)
  • Engineers (8%)

Work and jobs in Crescent Beach: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Crescent Beach, Florida

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Tornado activity:

Crescent Beach-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 15% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/15/1958, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.8 miles away from the Crescent Beach place center injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 2/7/1971, a category F3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Crescent Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 408.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 226.5 miles away from Crescent Beach center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 198.5 miles away from the city center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 293.2 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 236.9 miles away from Crescent Beach center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 370.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)
Crescent Beach topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Crescent Beach:

  • MOULTRIE CREEK NURSING AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • FLAGLER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • ST AUGUSTINE PSYCHIATRIC CENTER (Hospital, about 8 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • SAINT AUGUSTINE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • PONCE THERAPY CARE CENTER, THE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)
  • ST AUGUSTINE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SAINT AUGUSTINE, FL)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Crescent Beach:

  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 10 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,644)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 27 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Wyotech-Daytona (about 30 miles; Ormond Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,295)
  • University of North Florida (about 39 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • Bethune-Cookman University (about 41 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 3,733)
  • Daytona State College (about 41 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 11,389)
  • Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (about 42 miles; Daytona Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 9,244)

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St. Johns County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 77.8. This is about average.

City:

77.8
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 19.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

19.8
U.S.:

20.2
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.3%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This place:  1.9 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  57.3%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  5.7%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Crescent Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Crescent Beach travel time to work - commute Crescent Beach mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Crescent Beach CDP (based on St. Johns County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.57%
Here: 38.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents42.3%22.6%11.6%4.8%3.5%
Congregations9.5%21.6%6.8%9.5%4.1%
NameInternational Pentecostal Holiness ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)JewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchOther
Adherents2.6%2.6%2.5%2.0%5.5%
Congregations5.4%2.7%1.4%2.7%36.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 31
St. Johns County:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 12
St. Johns County:

0.69 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 57
St. Johns County:

3.25 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 184
Here:

10.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Johns County:

21.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.3%
State:

14.0%

9.71% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($67,927 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.71%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($688 average AGI)
St. Johns County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  2.84% ($65,076 average AGI)
from Clay County, FL  0.36% ($50,414)
from Flagler County, FL  0.25% ($34,213)


8.07% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($50,789 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.07%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($589 average AGI)
St. Johns County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Duval County, FL  2.43% ($47,727 average AGI)
to Flagler County, FL  0.30% ($33,481)
to Clay County, FL  0.25% ($43,376)

Strongest AM radio stations in Crescent Beach:

  • WAOC (1420 AM; 2 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: DOMAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSOS (1170 AM; daytime; 5 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WFOY (1240 AM; 1 kW; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: SHULL BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WAYR (550 AM; 5 kW; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GOOD TIDINGS TRUST, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Crescent Beach:

  • WSJF (105.5 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WAYL (91.9 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSOS-FM (94.1 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: 3 POINT MEDIA - FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WFCF (88.5 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: FLAGLER COLLEGE)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WJBT (92.7 FM; GREEN COVE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • W207AZ (89.3 FM; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: PENSACOLA CHRISTIAN COLLEGE, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Crescent Beach:

  • WQXT-CA (Channel 22; ST. AUGUSTINE, FL; Owner: AIA TV, INC.)
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Bridge Tenders Control House Over Intracoastal Water On Sr 206 (Lat: 29.768861 Lon: -81.258111), Type: Building, Overall height: 4 m, Call Sign: WHW825, Licensee ID: L00001437
    Assigned Frequencies: 156.450 MHz, 156.600 MHz, 156.650 MHz, 156.800 MHz
    Grant Date: 07/12/2011, Expiration Date: 10/08/2021
    Registrant: State Of Florida, 605 Suwannee St. Ms90, Tallahassee, FL 32399-0450, Phone: (850) 410-5600, Fax: (850) 410-5501

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$150,7106$148,64011$173,0054$171,223
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$01$108,4506$209,4722$236,725
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$04$168,0081$169,330
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$220,7800$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$143,6051$147,220
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$120,4300$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0212.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2005 and 2006 (pop. 50,000+)"
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