Neptune Beach, Florida is a laid-back beach town in Duval County, at the Atlantic oceans edge of Jacksonville, Florida. One of Jacksonville’s eclectic beach communities, Neptune Beach is a middle ground from sleepier Atlantic Beach to the north and more lively Jacksonville Beach to the south.
About the area
The city has a total area of 6.8 square miles, of which 4.5 is water. Neptune Beach is conveniently located just 30 minutes from downtown Jacksonville and just 45 minutes from JAX airport.
The city has a mile of white sandy beach, although beach access in the south end of Neptune Beach can be challenging. While Neptune Beach is mostly residential, Neptune Beach Town Center is a charming seaside spot packed with restaurants, bars and shops located on Atlantic Boulevard, adjacent to Atlantic Beach Town Center.
The Town Center offers nightlife, shopping, dining for all taste and the occasional art festival or “Dancing in the Streets” festival. Town center also offers the easiest parking to access Neptune Beach.
About the residents of Neptune Beach
The population of Neptune Beach is 7,500. The city is popular with families due to the well-rated schools, and the average median age of Neptune Beach residents is 42, the same as the state average. The median household income in the city is $79,000; 60% higher than the state average.
History of Neptune Beach
Neptune Beach was originally part of Jacksonville Beach. In 1922, John Wheeler, one of the areas few residents, grew tired of walking home from Mayport each evening, Wheeler built his own train station near his home, naming it “Neptune”. Neptune seceded from Jacksonville Beach and incorporated as its own municipality in 1931, following a tax revolt.
Real Estate in Neptune Beach
As we all know, real estate will always be about location, location, location. Neptune Beach is a destination location, offering a lifestyle and ambiance that is unparalleled anywhere along the Southeast Coast.
While home prices range from the mid $100,000’s to several million for a direct oceanfront estate, Neptune Beach has successfully demonstrated an uncanny ability to come together without bias to income bracket. A true community. The inventory is constantly changing, so let us know what you are looking for, and we will find it. The lifestyle you have always dreamed of can become a reality here.
Killebrew & Company Realty: Your Neptune Beach Real Estate Experts
Killebrew and Company Realty Inc., specializes in selling real estate in Neptune Beach and the surrounding Jacksonville Beaches areas. Kirk was born and raised in Jacksonville Florida, where he still resides today. With over 20 years of experience serving the real estate needs of the local area, Kirk and his team have helped thousands of local home buyers and sellers smoothly through all their real estate transitions.
“Kirk has been my trusted realtor for over 10 years. I give him my strongest possible recommendation because he truly knows all aspects of real estate, looks after his customers best interests, and is still there long after the closing. I’ve used many realtors in my life, and none can light a candle to Kirk Killebrew!” ~Brad Bruner
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