Crystal River is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,186 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Crystal River is the 314th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Crystal River isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Crystal River are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Crystal River is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Crystal River who work in healthcare (13.19%), maintenance occupations (10.69%), and food service (8.99%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Crystal River has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Crystal River a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Crystal River is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 19.00 minutes getting to work every day.
Being a small city, Crystal River does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Crystal River citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.07% of adults in Crystal River have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Crystal River in 2018 was $30,618, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $122,472 for a family of four. However, Crystal River contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Crystal River is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Crystal River home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Crystal River residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Crystal River include English, German, Scottish, Irish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Crystal River is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.