Saint Augustine sits in northeast Florida and is one of the oldest European-established settlements within the United States. The city itself has a population of just under 13,000 but the greater metropolitan area has approximately 69,000 residents. There are a large number of condominiums for sale within the city and most offer two- and three-bedroom living spaces.
St. Augustine Beach is a neighborhood within the city that offers beachside condominiums in low-rise buildings along 18 miles of sandy beaches. Residents here can enjoy great fishing, shopping on the beach and any number of great restaurants. Marsh Creek is a neighborhood just five miles south of downtown Saint Augustine. The community is located on 800 acres and residents have access to a private golf course on Anastasia Island. Inhabitants have easy access to the Intracoastal Waterway and major highways and can choose from patio homes, villas and larger estates. Downtown Saint Augustine is another neighborhood that offers condominium homes. This community is traditionally referred to as "Old Town" or "Ancient City" and residents of this neighborhood can enjoy cobblestone streets and historic 16th century landmarks as well as shopping, entertainment and restaurants. Anastasia Island gives residents access to beaches, sand dunes and salt marshes along with commercial businesses. There are great local restaurants and residents can enjoy an active nightlife.
Travel, leisure and retail sales provide ample employment opportunities in Saint Augustine and the surrounding area. The city’s top employer is the St. Johns County School District with just under 3,500 employees. Other top industries include healthcare, higher education and the military. The state’s headquarters for the U.S. Army National Guard is located in Saint Augustine and 1,300 people are employed there. There are also several major manufacturers in the area, providing ample employment choices for people of any career backgrounds. Saint Augustine is a great place to live and work for recent college graduates and seasoned professionals alike.