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Population (year 2000): 10,549. Estimated population in July 2005: 11,264 (+6.8% change)
Males: 5,032 (47.7%), Females: 5,517 (52.3%)

Zip codes:

Median resident age: 43.0 years
Median household income: $40,893 (year 2000)
Median house value: $134,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Fernandina Beach:

  • White Non-Hispanic (80.0%)
  • Black (16.2%)
  • Hispanic (2.3%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: English (15.9%), United States (13.0%), Irish (12.1%), German (11.0%), French (4.4%), Italian (3.7%).Beach, Florida

Elevation: 25 feet

Land area: 10.7 square miles

Fernandina

For population 25 years and over in Fernandina Beach

  • High school or higher: 87.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 32.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work: 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fernandina Beach city

  • Never married: 22.1%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.9%
  • Widowed: 9.0%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

5.2% Foreign born (2.3% Latin America, 1.6% Europe, 0.9% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +1,308 (+14.2%).


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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: FL Jacksonville, (27.8 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (777.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: FL (8.7 miles Yulee, Marys, GA St. (10.4 miles Bay Base, GA (12.1 miles Kings GA (17.6 miles Kingsland, Beach, FL Atlantic (22.9 miles Beach, FL Neptune (24.2 miles Village-Ratliff, FL (25.8 miles Nassau Beach, FL (26.5 miles Jacksonville


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 121 buildings, average cost: $103,500
  • 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

Latitude: 30.66 N, Longitude: 81.45 W

Area code: 904


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.4%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (17.4%), Retail trade (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +3,211 (+30.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,290 (50.3%)


 

Crime in Fernandina Beach by Year

Type 1999 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 9.5 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 3 5 7 4 6
    per 100,000 28.4 47.4 66.4 37.9 56.9
Robberies 16 9 8 6 6
    per 100,000 151.7 85.3 75.8 56.9 56.9
Assaults 46 40 39 11 8
    per 100,000 436.1 379.2 369.7 104.3 75.8
Burglaries 138 93 95 73 54
    per 100,000 1308.2 881.6 900.6 692.0 511.9
Thefts 478 327 359 274 297
    per 100,000 4531.2 3099.8 3403.2 2597.4 2815.4
Auto thefts 30 16 23 25 14
    per 100,000 284.4 151.7 218.0 237.0 132.7
439.7 327.7 339.8 224.4 214.0

Average climate in Fernandina Beach, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Fernandina

Fernandina Beach-area historical tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 32% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/2/1994, a category 2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 8.2 miles away from the Fernandina Beach city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 2/25/1960, a category 2 tornado 16.0 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Fernandina Beach:
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - NASSAU (1250 S 18TH ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Fernandina Beach:
  • CAMDEN MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; SAINT MARYS, GA)
  • BAPTIST MEDICAL CENTER - BEACHES (about 27 miles; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • SHANDS JACKSONVILLE MEDICAL CENTER (about 27 miles; JACKSONVILLE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Fernandina Beach:
  • JACKSONVILLE INTL (about 21 miles; JACKSONVILLE, FL; ID: JAX)
  • BRUNSWICK GOLDEN ISLES (about 41 miles; BRUNSWICK, GA; ID: BQK)
  • ST AUGUSTINE (about 50 miles; ST AUGUSTINE, FL; ID: SGJ)
Other public-use airports nearest to Fernandina Beach:
  • FERNANDINA BEACH MUNI (about 5 miles; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; ID: 55J)
  • ST MARYS (about 10 miles; ST MARYS, GA; ID: 4J6)
  • CRAIG MUNI (about 23 miles; JACKSONVILLE, FL; ID: CRG)

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Transport and Terminals 6 $15,631 $31,262 3 $3,658
Parks and Recreation 21 $50,749 $28,999 15 $10,034
Solid Waste Management 16 $45,533 $34,149 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $2,590 $31,080 0 $0
Sewerage 20 $53,986 $32,391 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 35 $133,688 $45,835 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 23 $65,092 $33,961 33 $15,480
Financial Administration 6 $18,396 $36,792 0 $0
Airports 0 $0   1 $1,304
Other Government Administration 22 $83,647 $45,625 1 $753
Police - Other 9 $22,501 $30,001 1 $582
Firefighters 29 $107,786 $44,601 0 $0
Fire - Other 1 $2,845 $34,140 0 $0
Streets and Highways 10 $26,167 $31,400 2 $3,297
Totals for Government 199 $628,612 $37,906 56 $35,107
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fernandina Beach:
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH FLORIDA (about 27 miles; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,256)
  • FLORIDA COMMUNITY COLLEGE AT JACKSONVILLE (about 27 miles; JACKSONVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 10,495)
  • SAINT JOHNS RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 71 miles; PALATKA, FL; FT enrollment: 2,509)
  • UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA (about 92 miles; GAINESVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 41,543)
  • ARMSTRONG ATLANTIC STATE UNIVERSITY (about 93 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; FT enrollment: 3,945)
  • SAVANNAH COLLEGE OF ART AND DESIGN (about 94 miles; SAVANNAH, GA; FT enrollment: 4,565)
  • SANTA FE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 95 miles; GAINESVILLE, FL; FT enrollment: 7,942)
Public high school in Fernandina Beach:
  • FERNANDINA BEACH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,660; Location: 435 CITRONA DRIVE; Grades: 08 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Fernandina Beach:
  • FERNANDINA BEACH MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 800; Location: 315 CITRONA DRIVE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • EMMA LOVE HARDEE ELEMENTARY (Students: 415; Location: 2200 SUSAN DRIVE; Grades: 01 - 08)
  • SOUTHSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 392; Location: 1112 JASMINE STREET; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ATLANTIC ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 356; Location: 1205 ATLANTIC AVENUE; Grades: 02 - 03)
  • NASSAU COMMUNITY ACADEMY (Students: 74; Location: 1201 ATLANTIC AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • NASSAU HALFWAY HOUSE (Students: 20; Location: 1781 LISA AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 12)
  • COUNTY SUPERINTENDENT'S OFFICE (Location: 1201 ATLANTIC AVENUE; Grades: N - N )
Library in Fernandina Beach:
  • NASSAU COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $953,470; Location: 25 N. 4TH STREET; 153,569 books; 6,457 audio materials; 2,935 video materials; 148 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Fernandina Beach: Amelia Island Light (A), Amelia Plaza (B), Fort Clinch (C).

Shopping Center: Amelia Island Shopping Center (1).

Church in Fernandina Beach: Saint Peters Church (A).

Cemetery: Bosquebello Cemetery (1).

Parks in Fernandina Beach include: Central Park (1), Fort Clinch State Park (2), Fernandina Plaza Historic State Park (3).


Fernandina Beach compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
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)
  • WIOJ (1010 AM; 10 kW; JACKSONVILLE BEACH, FL)
  • WWIO (1190 AM; daytime; 3 kW; ST. MARYS, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WCGA (1100 AM; daytime; 10 kW; WOODBINE, GA; Owner: COX BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • WBWL (600 AM; 5 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL)
  • WQOP (1600 AM; 5 kW; ATLANTIC BEACH, FL; Owner: QUEEN OF PEACE RADIO, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • WPLA (93.3 FM; CALLAHAN, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WNLE (91.7 FM; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: NASSAU BAPTIST MINISTRIES)
  • WEJZ (96.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKQL (96.9 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, 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.)
  • WJSJ (105.3 FM; FERNANDINA BEACH, FL; Owner: TAMA BROADCASTING, 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.)
  • W232AY (94.3 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WECC-FM (89.3 FM; FOLKSTON, GA; Owner: LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNCM-FM (88.1 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: NEW COVENANT EDUCATIONAL MINISTRIES)
  • WJFR (88.7 FM; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
TV broadcast stations around Fernandina Beach:
  • WJWB (Channel 17; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WJCT (Channel 7; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: WJCT, 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.)
  • WTLV (Channel 12; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • WTEV-TV (Channel 47; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPXC-TV (Channel 21; BRUNSWICK, GA; Owner: PAXSON JAX LICENSE, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • W45BZ (Channel 45; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: DEEPAK VISWANATH)
  • WWRJ-LP (Channel 27; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: U.S. INTERACTIVE, L.L.C.)

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