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Crescent Beach, Florida
Location in St. Johns County and the state of Florida
Location in St. Johns County and the state of Florida
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  St. Johns
 • Total 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Land 1.5 sq mi (3.9 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
7 ft (2 m)
 • Total 985
 • Density 656.7/sq mi (252.6/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
Area code(s) 904
FIPS code 12-15325
GNIS feature ID 0307927
Location of Crescent Beach, Florida

Crescent Beach is an unincorporated census-designated place in St. Johns County, Florida, United States. The population was 985 at the 2000 census.


Crescent Beach is located at 29°45′56″N 81°15′11″W / 29.76556°N 81.25306°W / 29.76556; -81.25306 (29.765550, -81.253023).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the community has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km2), all land.


As of the census of 2000, there were 985 people, 530 households, and 299 families residing in the community. The population density was 646.2 people per square mile (250.2/km²). There were 1,535 housing units at an average density of 1,007.1/sq mi (389.9/km²). The racial makeup of the community was 97.36% White, 0.10% African American, 0.51% Native American, 0.41% Asian, 0.20% Pacific Islander, and 1.42% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.81% of the population.

There were 530 households out of which 9.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.8% were married couples living together, 3.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 43.4% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.86 and the average family size was 2.33.

The population is spread out with 8.8% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 17.6% from 25 to 44, 32.8% from 45 to 64, and 36.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females there were 105.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 100.4 males.

The median income for a household in the community was $39,821, and the median income for a family was $49,712. Males had a median income of $42,750 versus $29,091 for females. The per capita income for the community was $32,279. None of the families and 8.9% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 4.8% of those over 64.

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