St. Johns County Profile

Geography
Area: 608 Square Miles
County Seat: St. Augustine
Nearest MSA: Jacksonville MSA
Time Zone: Eastern
Local Area Code(s): 904

 

Climate
Average Temperature: High Low
January: 66 45
July: 91 73
Florida Mean Annual Precipitation: 53
Average Annual Rain Days: 116

 

Population

Total population in St. Johns County's grew to 190,039 in 2010, a 54.3% rise in the last 10 years, compared to Florida's growth rate of 17.6%.

1980 51,303
1990 83,829
2000 123,148
2010 190,039
2015* 219,957
2030* 311,900
% Change 2000-2010 54.3%

*Projected (ESRI), SOURCE: U.S. Census 2010 and ESRI

 

Migration (2008)
In-Migration 13,905
Out-Migration 9,433
Net Migration 4,472

 

Miles to*
Tallahassee 182
Orlando 97
Tampa 154
Jacksonville 37
Miami 394
Atlanta 325
Chicago 897
Dallas 936
New York 853

* Miles from county seat

Labor Force (2008)

As of July 2011, St. Johns County has the lowest average unemployment rate in Northeast Florida.

  2010 2011
Total Labor Force 98,425 98,446
Employment 88,951 90,299
Unemployment Rate 9.6% 8.3%

SOURCE: FL Agency for Workforce Innovation July 2011