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Overview

Introduction to Neptune Beach, States

Neptune Beach, Florida, in Duval county, is 15 miles E of Jacksonville, Florida

Neptune Beach History

Neptune Beach, named after the King of the Sea, Neptune, was originally a part of Jacksonville Beach. It continued to be so till the 1931, when the residents voted to incorporate the area as their own town. The place was given its present name in 1922 and in the same year, one of the residents constructed a private train station. Neptune Beach is a part of the community of Jackson Beaches.

Neptune Beach and Nearby Attractions

  • Museum of Science & History.
  • Big Talbot Island State Park.
  • Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens.
  • Cumberland Island National Seashore.
  • Saint Augustine Lighthouse & Museum.
  • Little Talbot Island State Park.

Things To Do In Neptune Beach

The city of Neptune Beach has a number of museums located nearby such as the Saint Augustine Lighthouse & Museum, the Museum of Science & History, the Cummer Museum of Art and Gardens and the Spanish Quarter Museum. Some other attractions in the area are the Saint Augustine Alligator Farm and the Anheuser-Busch Brewery. Jacksonville Zoo is a popular animal park that is the ideal location for a day trip with children and family. Shoppers can enjoy the the Atlantic Village Shopping Center. Churches in the area include the Christ Church, and First Missionary Baptist Church.

Neptune Beach Transportation

Air transportation facilities are availabe at the Jacksonville International Airport.

Neptune Beach Higher Education

Florida Community College at Jacksonville, The University of Florida and Daytona Beach Community College offer opportunities for higher education.

Demographics

People

Total Population7,030
Male Share of the Population47%
Female Share of the Population53%
Senior Citizens15.9%
Employed Population 16+3,778
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married45.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher50.2%
Median Earnings25+$50,766
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$31,389
Median Earnings With High School Degree$31,274

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,039
% Above Poverty Level87.2%
% Below Poverty Level12.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home7.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.8%
% Using Public Transportation0.6%

Housing

People Living Alone32.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,263
Median House Value$349,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)16.9%
German15.7%
Irish11.8%
English9.8%
Italian9.3%
French Except Basque3.6%
Dutch2.7%
Scottish2.7%
Canadian2.4%
Russian1.5%
Brazilian1.4%
Polish1.3%
Danishn1.3%
Norwegian1.3%
Welsh1.3%
Austrian0.8%
Swedish0.7%
Greek0.7%
African0.5%
Jamaican0.4%
West Indian0.4%
Ukrainian0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Arab0.2%
South African0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
Hungarian0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Romanian0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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Neptune Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Duval County
Standard Zip Codes32266
Phone Area Codes904
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude30.31
Approximate Longitude-81.39

Neptune Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationJACKSONVILLE BEACH
Distance2 miles
Jan Temp46 to 64 F
Apr Temp59 to 76 F
Jul Temp74 to 89 F
Oct Temp65 to 79 F
Annual Precip50.9 inches
StationMAYPORT PILOT STN
Distance6.2 miles
Jan Temp46 to 64 F
Apr Temp59 to 77 F
Jul Temp74 to 91 F
Oct Temp66 to 80 F
Annual Precip41 inches
StationST AUGUSTINE WFOY
Distance27.7 miles
Jan Temp46 to 65 F
Apr Temp58 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 89 F
Oct Temp64 to 79 F
Annual Precip47.4 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Atlantic Beach13,224$95,427
Jacksonville867,313$61,957
Jacksonville Beach22,833$108,120
Orange Park8,558$60,671

Neptune Beach Public Schools

Duncan U. Fletcher High School
700 Seagate Ave
ZIP: 32266
(904) 247-5905
High
Total Enrollment 2194
Neptune Beach Elementary School
1515 Florida Blvd
ZIP: 32266
(904) 247-5954
Primary
Total Enrollment 935

Neptune Beach Private Schools

Beaches Chapel School
610 Florida Blvd
ZIP: 32266
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 243
New Leaf School For Change
407 3rd St
ZIP: 32266
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 21
The Beaches School
2049 Florida Blvd
ZIP: 32266
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 51
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