Fernandina Beach, Florida

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Population in 2013: 11,952 (89% urban, 11% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.3%
 
Males: 5,520  (46.2%)
Females: 6,432  (53.8%)
Median resident age:  50.0 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 32034, 32097.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $47,749 (it was $40,893 in 2000)
Fernandina Beach:

$47,749
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $30,887 (it was $24,517 in 2000)

Fernandina Beach city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $248,660 (it was $134,800 in 2000)
Fernandina Beach:

$248,660
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2009: All housing units: $380,945; Detached houses: $384,260; Townhouses or other attached units: $373,052; In 2-unit structures: $500,267; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,272; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $323,120; Mobile homes: $154,593

Median gross rent in 2012: $927.

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Fernandina Beach races chart
  • White alone - 8,404 (72.6%)
  • Black alone - 1,750 (15.1%)
  • Hispanic - 970 (8.4%)
  • Two or more races - 204 (1.8%)
  • Asian alone - 110 (1.0%)
  • Other race alone - 67 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 43 (0.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 25 (0.2%)

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

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fernandina Beach: 91.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (13.2%), English (12.1%), German (10.9%), United States (8.0%), Polish (4.1%), French (3.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles.

Population density: 1,115 people per square mile   (low).

Fernandina Beach,FL real estate house value index trend

Fernandina Beach, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Fernandina Beach:

  • High school or higher: 90.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 31.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fernandina Beach city:

  • Never married: 22.7%
  • Now married: 54.3%
  • Separated: 3.7%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 12.8%

340 residents are foreign born (1.5% Europe, 0.8% Asia, 0.6% Latin America).

This city:  2.9%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 26 registered sex offenders living in Fernandina Beach, Florida as of June 02, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Fernandina Beach to the number of sex offenders is 450 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,946 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,204 (0.8%)

Fernandina Beach satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Jacksonville, FL (26.8 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (736.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Yulee, FL (2.8 miles ), St. Marys, GA (3.1 miles ), Black Hammock, FL (3.1 miles ), Kings Bay Base, GA (3.4 miles ), Kingsland, GA (4.0 miles ), Nassau Village-Ratliff, FL (4.8 miles ), Atlantic Beach, FL (4.8 miles ), Callahan, FL (4.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 86 buildings, average cost: $121,200
  • 1998: 106 buildings, average cost: $108,400
  • 1999: 131 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2000: 192 buildings, average cost: $307,200
  • 2001: 112 buildings, average cost: $180,600
  • 2002: 87 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2003: 95 buildings, average cost: $173,100
  • 2004: 137 buildings, average cost: $148,300
  • 2005: 138 buildings, average cost: $188,000
  • 2006: 158 buildings, average cost: $180,200
  • 2007: 79 buildings, average cost: $143,500
  • 2008: 68 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $189,600
  • 2010: 44 buildings, average cost: $266,100
  • 2011: 59 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2012: 54 buildings, average cost: $245,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 30.66 N, Longitude: 81.45 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Shark's Tooth Capital of the World

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,267 (+36.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,092 (47.3%)

Area code: 904

Fernandina Beach household income distribution Fernandina Beach home values distribution

Crime rates in Fernandina Beach by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 100001100000
per 100,000 9.20.00.00.00.08.78.80.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 574682744244
per 100,000 46.263.535.653.169.617.561.334.834.117.134.433.9
Robberies 986668717221548
per 100,000 83.272.553.553.152.269.861.3147.8187.8128.034.467.9
Assaults 40391184138382530263629
per 100,000 369.6353.598.070.8356.7331.8332.7217.3256.1221.8309.2246.1
Burglaries 93957354731139087108738574
per 100,000 859.4861.2650.4477.7635.1986.6787.9756.2922.0622.8730.0628.0
Thefts 327359274297270369294362340274257248
per 100,000 3021.63254.52441.42627.22348.83221.62573.83146.52902.52337.72207.12104.7
Auto thefts 1623251412282591041011
per 100,000 147.8208.5222.8123.8104.4244.5218.978.285.434.185.993.4
Arson 150212600100
per 100,000 9.245.30.017.78.717.552.50.00.08.50.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 311.7314.6202.2198.4259.9301.9293.7270.0289.5212.1220.8208.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Fernandina Beach detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 40 (30 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.55
Florida average:

2.45

Fernandina Beach tourist attractions:

Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +1,308 (+14.2%).
Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (8%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

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

Average climate in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Fernandina Beach-area historical tornado activity is below Florida state average. It is 45% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/2008, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.6 miles away from the Fernandina Beach city center injured 9 people and caused $13 million in damages.

On 10/2/1994, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 7.4 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fernandina Beach-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Florida state average. It is 95% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 172.7 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 230.1 miles away from Fernandina 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 149.9 miles away from the city center
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 438.4 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 182.8 miles away from Fernandina 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 346.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Nassau County (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Fires: 4, Floods: 4, Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Freeze: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Fernandina Beach topographic map

Birthplace of: Nicholas J. Cutinha - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Travis Taylor (American football) - College football player.

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Fernandina Beach: Nicholas J. Cutinha.

Hospitals and medical centers in Fernandina Beach:

  • AMELIA ISLAND CARE CENTER (2700 ATLANTIC AVENUE)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU (Government - Local, provides emergency services, 1250 S 18TH ST)
  • AMELIA ISLAND DIALYSIS (1525 LIME ST STE 120)
  • ANGEL WATCH HOME CARE INC (1869 SOUTH 8TH STREET SUITE A)
  • QUALITY HEALTH OF FERNANDINA BEACH (1625 LIME STREET)

Airports and heliports located in Fernandina Beach:

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

  • Jacksonville University (about 24 miles; Jacksonville, FL; Full-time enrollment: 3,335)
  • Florida State College at Jacksonville (about 26 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 21,810)
  • University of North Florida (about 28 miles; Jacksonville, FL; FT enrollment: 13,870)
  • College of Coastal Georgia (about 33 miles; Brunswick, GA; FT enrollment: 2,447)
  • Flagler College-St Augustine (about 54 miles; Saint Augustine, FL; FT enrollment: 2,644)
  • Saint Johns River State College (about 72 miles; Palatka, FL; FT enrollment: 4,698)
  • Florida Gateway College (about 75 miles; Lake City, FL; FT enrollment: 2,179)

Private elementary/middle schools in Fernandina Beach:

  • ST MICHAEL'S ACADEMY (Students: 220; Location: 228 N 4TH ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • AMELIA ISLAND MONTESSORI (Students: 102; Location: 1423 JULIA ST; Grades: PK - 6)
See full list of schools located in Fernandina Beach, School District: NASSAU COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Fernandina Beach:

  • NASSAU COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $1,503,962; Location: 25 N. 4TH ST.; 161,967 books; 7,114 audio materials; 7,002 video materials; 7 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 133 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fernandina Beach: Deland Country Club (A), Amelia Island Light (B), Amelia Plaza (C), Fort Clinch (D), Fernandina Beach Police Department (E), Fernandina Beach Fire Department Station 1 (F), Fernandina Beach Fire Department Station 2 (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Center: Amelia Island Shopping Center (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Fernandina Beach: Saint Peters Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Bosquebello Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Fernandina Beach include: Central Park (1), Fort Clinch State Park (2), Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Amelia Island Museum of History (233 South 3rd Street) (1), Amelia Island Tourism Information (961687 Gateway Boulevard Suite 201H) (2). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Amelia Hotel & Suites (1997 South Fletcher Avenue) (1), Analytical and Information Services Inc (4111 South Fletcher Avenue) (2), Beachside Motel Inn (3172 South Fletcher Avenue) (3), Best Western Inn At Amelia Isl (2707 Sadler Road) (4), American Beach Villas (5553 Greeg Street Ofc) (5), Bailey House (28 South 7th Street) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Nassau 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 60.7. This is better than average.

City:

60.7
U.S.:

74.2

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 8.20. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 15.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.20
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.551. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.551
U.S.:

1.929

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 23.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 15.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

23.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2007 was 22.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.4
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 7.31. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 22.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.31
U.S.:

9.14

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 0.00333. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.00333
U.S.:

0.01468

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fernandina Beach and their reported violations in the past:

FERNANDINA BEACH WTP (Population served: 16,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2013 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-10-2014), St Public Notif received (MAR-01-2014)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-12-2011)
  • 3 minor monitoring violations
  • 9 other older monitoring violations
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.1%
(12.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.2% for Black residents, 10.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 19.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

People in group quarters in Fernandina Beach in 2010:

  • 115 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 81 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 30 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Fernandina Beach in 2000:

  • 133 people in nursing homes
  • 88 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 24 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Fernandina Beach, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Fernandina Beach compared to Florida state average:

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Banks with most branches in Fernandina Beach (2011 data):

  • Synovus Bank: Fernandina Beach Branch at 1750 South 14th Street, branch established on 1987/10/15. Info updated 2011/01/25: Bank assets: $26,863.3 mil, Deposits: $22,415.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 296 total offices, Holding Company: Synovus Financial Corp.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Eighth Street Branch at 1822 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1985/07/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • SunTrust Bank: Amelia Island Branch at 5211 S Fletcher Avenue, branch established on 2000/10/25. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • CBC NATIONAL BANK: Cbc National Bank at 1891 South 14th Street, branch established on 2000/05/10. Info updated 2008/09/26: Bank assets: $477.6 mil, Deposits: $356.2 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Coastal Banking Company, Inc.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Five Points Branch at 1860 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1979/07/23. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Citizens State Bank: Downtown Fernandina Beach Branch at 715 Centre Street, branch established on 2003/11/05. Info updated 2008/08/26: Bank assets: $69.6 mil, Deposits: $63.6 mil, headquarters in Kingsland, GA, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: South Banking Company
  • First Federal Bank of Florida: Fernandina Beach Branch at 1500 Sadler Rd, branch established on 2006/11/06. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $978.4 mil, Deposits: $771.4 mil, headquarters in Lake City, FL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices
  • Compass Bank: Fernandina Beach Branch at 1742 South Eighth Street, branch established on 1985/08/28. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $63,107.0 mil, Deposits: $46,232.4 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 720 total offices, Holding Company: Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria, S.A.
  • Regions Bank: Fernandina Beach Branch at 1409 Sadler Road, branch established on 2003/09/22. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fernandina Beach, Florida:

  • Comfort Suites, 2801 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 , Phone: (904) 261-0193, Fax: (904) 261-4501
  • Golden Isle Motel, 2811 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • Surf Inn, 3199 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • Seaside Inn, 1998 S Fletcher Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • The Inn At Fernandina Beach, 2707 Sadler Rd, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 , Phone: (904) 277-2300
  • Florida House Inn, 20 S 3RD St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • Bailey House, 28 South 7TH St, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • Hoyt House, 804 Atlantic Ave, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034
  • 7 other hotels and motels
All 15 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Fernandina Beach city (based on Nassau County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 48.52%
Here: 48.5%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Presbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents60.1%10.7%7.7%4.3%3.4%
Congregations32.8%1.6%9.8%13.1%1.6%
NameAssemblies of GodEpiscopal ChurchLDS (Mormon) Church Non-Charismatic Churches IndependentOther
Adherents2.8%2.2%2.0%1.7%5.0%
Congregations6.6%3.3%3.3%3.3%24.6%
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: 11
Nassau County:

1.61 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Nassau County:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 33
Nassau County:

4.83 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 61
Here:

8.93 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

9.7%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Nassau County:

24.6%
Florida:

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

10.4%
State:

14.0%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 10$46,202$55,4422$3,990
Other Government Administration 6$24,356$48,7127$13,995
Judicial and Legal 2$14,617$87,7020$0
Police Protection - Officers 31$150,864$58,3995$5,549
Police - Other 11$33,493$36,5380$0
Firefighters 30$158,757$63,5030$0
Fire - Other 2$6,888$41,3280$0
Streets and Highways 15$56,430$45,1440$0
Airports 1$4,598$55,1761$2,907
Sewerage 16$63,909$47,9320$0
Parks and Recreation 11$39,715$43,32528$21,541
Natural Resources 1$6,992$83,9040$0
Water Supply 9$46,935$62,5802$5,930
Other and Unallocable 28$124,022$53,1523$4,840
Totals for Government 173$777,778$53,95048$58,752

8.02% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($59,482 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.02%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.11% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,142 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.11%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Duval County, FL  2.40% ($39,430 average AGI)
from Camden County, GA  0.47% ($31,386)
from Clay County, FL  0.24% ($46,582)


7.22% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($40,931 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.22%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($369 average AGI)
Nassau County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Duval County, FL  2.44% ($30,365 average AGI)
to Camden County, GA  0.37% ($30,922)
to Clay County, FL  0.15% ($37,000)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fernandina Beach:

  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WOBS (1530 AM; daytime; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WORD BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WGSR (1570 AM; 50 kW; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: RJM COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WWIO (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. MARYS, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSVE (1280 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WILLIS & SONS, INC.)
  • WROS (1050 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THE ROSE OF JACKSONVILLE)
  • WEWC (1160 AM; 5 kW; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CIRCLE BROADCASTING OF AMERICA, INC.)
  • WQOP (1600 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • WFXJ (930 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fernandina Beach:

  • WSOL-FM (101.5 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WWRR (100.7 FM; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WNLE (91.7 FM; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: NASSAU BAPTIST MINISTRIES)
  • WPLA (93.3 FM; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WJSJ (105.3 FM; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WQIK-FM (99.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WFYV-FM (104.5 FM; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WMXQ (102.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WFKS (97.9 FM; NEPTUNE BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WROO (107.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJCT-FM (89.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WAPE-FM (95.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWSN (103.3 FM; WAYCROSS, GA; Owner: QANTUM OF BRUNSWICK LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WKBX (106.3 FM; KINGSLAND, GA; Owner: RADIO KINGS BAY, INC.)
  • WECC-FM (89.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • W232AY (94.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WJFR (88.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNCM-FM (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES)

TV broadcast stations around Fernandina Beach:

  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, INC.)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • W09CF (Channel 9; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: BENJAMIN PEREZ)
  • WAWS (Channel 30; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WJEB-TV (Channel 59; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: JACKSONVILLE EDUCATORS BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WJXX (Channel 25; ORANGE PARK, FL; Owner: GANNETT RIVER STATES PUBLISHING CORPORATION)
  • WJXT (Channel 4; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPXJ-LP (Channel 41; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBXJ-CA (Channel 10; JACKSONVILLE, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • W50CO (Channel 50; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W54CS (Channel 54; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)
  • W45BZ (Channel 45; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Fernandina Beach fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total average daily traffic: 751
Total average daily truck traffic: 37
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 1,303
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Fernandina Beach)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fernandina Beach, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 112 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fernandina Beach)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 3 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fernandina Beach)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 68 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED26$191,97073$258,495259$221,18111$87,48694$257,0422$54,725
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$121,7406$208,53019$265,1743$16,2503$299,6100$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$168,28312$250,32896$263,4063$21,62737$301,6882$72,760
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$167,21516$200,68373$248,7782$70,40021$259,2440$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$264,8705$279,89015$246,5290$03$327,7130$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00 , 0502.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED3$200,2833$234,6402$201,435
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED1$163,1002$288,6350$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$02$174,8700$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$139,5331$205,0200$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00 , 0502.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 121
  • Hazardous Condition: 29
  • Service Call: 26
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Fernandina Beach

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fernandina Beach, FL
Most common first names in Fernandina Beach, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James16071.9 years
John13774.9 years
Robert12971.0 years
Mary12877.2 years
William12574.0 years
George7874.2 years
Charles7471.7 years
Elizabeth5678.2 years
Joseph5173.9 years
Thomas5173.5 years
Most common last names in Fernandina Beach, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson6774.9 years
Williams6673.8 years
Jones5775.4 years
Smith5472.4 years
Brown4772.7 years
Davis4774.7 years
Miller3177.9 years
Thomas2774.4 years
Cook2671.9 years
Harris2576.9 years
Businesses in Fernandina Beach, FL
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Lowe's1
Applebee's1Marriott1
Blockbuster1McDonald's1
CVS1New Balance1
Cold Stone Creamery1Pizza Hut1
Coldwater Creek1Publix Super Markets1
Comfort Suites1Sprint Nextel1
Curves1Staples1
Dairy Queen1Starbucks1
Domino's Pizza1T-Mobile2
Dunkin Donuts1Taco Bell1
FedEx6Talbots1
GameStop1Tire Kingdom1
H&R Block1U-Haul2
Hilton2UPS5
JoS. A. Bank1Walgreens1
KFC1Walmart1
Kmart1YMCA1
Little Caesars Pizza1

Fernandina Beach on our top lists:

  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Transportation, tourism, and lodging attendants (population 5,000+)"
  • #13 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Financial specialists: (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Paper (population 5,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Secretaries and administrative assistants (population 5,000+)"
  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Secondary school teachers (population 5,000+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Lumber and other construction materials merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the greatest earthquake activity"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most users submitting photos to our site per 10,000 residents (population 5000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most fire safe hotels and motels per 100,000 population (pop 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest Sulfur Oxides 24-hour air pollution readings in 2005 (µg/m3)"
  • #59 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Bush (Republican) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 1990-1999 to 2000-2003 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people moving in compared to moving out (pop. 50,000+)"
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  • Philippe F. Jubin (7)
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  • Patrick J. Whelan (2)
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Total of 62 patent applications in 2008-2015.



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