Living in St. Augustine, FL

Living in St. Augustine, FL

Fast Facts About St. Augustine, FL

Here’s what to know about living in St. Augustine…

Population (2020): 86,400

Distance from: 

  • Jacksonville, FL: 30min
  • Orlando, FL: 2hrs 20min
  • Miami, FL: 5hrs

Nearest airport:

Median income (2020): 

  • Individual: $32,409
  • Family: $56,055

County: St Johns

Type of location: unincorporated community

Why is St. Augustine a Nice Place to Live?

St. Augustine, Florida, lies on the Northeast Coast of Florida. While flush with natural beauty and pristine southern beaches, it is also one of the oldest cities in America. It has roots that date back to Spanish settlements in the New World even before the colonization of the English. This combination of location, natural beauty, and history makes this a desirable and fantastic city to live in.

It’s hard not to see the marks of the past in just about every place you go around St. Augustine. The European influences are evident in the architecture throughout the town. This is only one facet of this vibrant North Florida city. It has something for everyone.

St. Augustine is known for a number of attractions and events that offer a wide appeal. Here are a few you can enjoy while living in St. Augustine

The Castillo De San Marcos

Explore an imperial age fortress from the 16th century. Built by the Spanish it looms over Matanzas Bay, a now vacant stronghold that once defended the city.

Colonial Quarter

Explore the many eras of history through interactive exhibits. From Spanish settlers to British settlers, explore America’s history in new ways.

St. Augustine Beaches

Miles of beaches await you while living in St. Augustine. Soak up the Florida sun while you enjoy beautiful views.

St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum

Tour the lighthouse while exploring hundreds of years of maritime history. Also enjoy incredible ocean views at the top of this iconic lighthouse.

What Are the Best Restaurants?

Here are some top rated restaurants you can enjoy while living in St. Augustine

  • Ice Plant Bar, Enjoy drinks at this converted ice house with three different types of ice cubes
  • Prohibition Kitchen, Cool off with scrumptious fresh milkshakes!
  • Uptown Scratch Kitchen, Great burgers and delectable french fries
  • Woodpeckers Backyard Barbeque, Strange name but great homestyle barbeque
  • La Cocina International Restaurant, Fresh seafood with local flare!

To learn more about purchasing a home in St. Augustine, check out the median home price and inventory here or call me at (904) 544-5252 to get immediate help.


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