A town in Florida, Daytona Beach has just over 65,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (20%) here than nationally (14%). Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the area, and 56% of residents are renting. The trend is driven in part by a relatively reasonable average rent of $867 per month, which is $287 less than the state average.
Compared to the national average, Daytona Beach has a relatively high concentration of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or equivalent (23%). Further, 10% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are three primary industries in Daytona Beach: retail, entertainment, and healthcare. Combined, these industries make up 20% of the labor force in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 7% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of about $43,000, Daytona Beach workers earn less than the average Florida resident. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345.
Daytona Beach has an average commute time of about 21 minutes, outperforming the Florida average of about 29 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the prevailing mode of getting to work, chosen by 34% of workers, while public transportation isn't used widely. Not many workers commute on foot.