Flagler Beach, Florida
The Flagler Beach beachfront in Volusia County
Flagler Beach was named for oil magnate and Florida railroad developer Henry Morrison Flagler. The town straddles the county line between Volusia and Flagler Counties, incorporating about six miles of sandy, uncrowded beaches within its borders. Flagler Beach serves as the southern terminus of the A1A Scenic and Historic Coastal Byway and home to the famous Flagler Beach Municipal Pier.
The population of Flagler Beach has dropped almost 10% since 2000, probably due to the fact that Flagler County has sustained one of the highest unemployment rates in all of Florida since 2007.
High School or Higher: 89.9%
Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 31.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree: 11.6%
Median Resident Age: 56.5 Years
Cost of Living Index for Flagler Beach: 94.4
Median Household Income: $43,800
Median Home Value: $282,200
Population Density: 1,217 People per Square Mile
Construction, Waste Management Services, Manufacturing, Retail Services, Finance & Insurance Services, Government, Lodging & Food Services, Health Care, Social Services, Real Estate Services
Unemployed (March 2015): 9.2%