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On behalf of the county and the business community, we'd like to welcome you to your new home. We think you'll love it here just like we do.

We understand moving and starting someplace new can be a bit overwhelming, and we wanted to make things a little easier. This page has all the information you need to settle in as a new resident, including utility information, how to get an updated driver's license, and even how to get to the beach.

If there are any questions we didn't answer here, feel free to check out the rest of our website, especially our member directory. With over 1,000 businesses connected with the St. Johns County Chamber of Commerce, we are sure to have the perfect match for what you are looking for.

If you are looking for business opportunities in order to network, we have that available as well. Our business members meet regularly to discuss all kinds of interesting topics, and we are certain you'll fit right in.

As one of the fastest-growing counties in the nation, we know we have a lot to live up to, but we are proud to be the healthiest, most educated county in the state of Florida and home to the most historic place in our country.

Again, welcome to St. Johns County. we hope you create wonderful memories on your new adventure. Please reach out to us for all of your business needs.

About St. Johns County

Did You Know?

Healthy-for-Life

St. Johns County has been named the one of the Healthiest County in the State of Florida and has 5 major providers:

SJC School District

The St. Johns County School District has been ranked among the best schools in the state! Plus, the local schools offer Advanced Placement Courses, the International Baccalaureate Program, the Advanced International Certificate of Education Program career and technical education programs, and transferrable credit hours toward AA and AS degrees. https://www.stjohns.k12.fl.us

Within St. Johns County

Demographics

2021 Population: 292,466
% change 2010 - 2020: 44%

2030 Population Projection: 366,381
% under 18 years of age: 23%
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program (PEP)

Unemployment Rate

2021: 3.0%

Per Capital Personal Income

2021: $73,944

Crime Rate

Index of Crimes per 100,000 population

St. Johns County: 978.9
Florida:                 2,152.3

Source: Florida Legislature Office of Economic and Demographic Research

things to do

Several of St. Johns County's annual events are loved and come highly anticipated, made popular by their design to bring the community together. There are more than 150 special events in our county each year from weekly farmers' markets to concerts at the pier, in the Plaza, and at the St. Augustine Amphitheater to major annual events like THE PLAYERS Championship.

To learn more about what to do in Ponte Vedra, check out Ponte Vedra Naturally.

To find out more about special events in St. Johns County, go online to www.floridashistoriccoast.com

For more details on other events happening in St. Johns County, check out Visit St. Augustine.

To purchase a St. Augustine parking pass, visit ParkNowYou can get a discount on parking with the Park Now card, and you should download the ParkStAug app. Register a local address to get the discount there, as well.

take me to the beach

CLICK HERE for information on beach access, parking passes to park on the beach, and more.

In addition to the wide selection of wonderful restaurants, boutiques, shopping centers, and historic sites that are popular with both visitors and residents, there is plenty to do in St. Johns County just by going outside. Popular outdoor recreational activities include boating, sailing, canoeing, fishing nature walks, bicycling, riding, and golfing. And of course, numerous beaches beckon sun and surf lovers year-round:

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