St. Johns is an unincorporated community in northwest St. Johns County, Florida. It is located in the Jacksonville metropolitan area and lies approximately halfway between downtown Jacksonville and downtown St. Augustine, on the western side of I95, south of Julington Creek Rd. and north of CR210.
Saint Johns is made up of the entire 32259 ZIP code, including the communities of Fruit Cove, Switzerland and Julington Creek, a land area of roughly 58 square miles.
In Saint Johns, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Saint Johns, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Saint Johns’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Saint Johns does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is above $100k.
Because of many things, Saint Johns is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Saint Johns a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The counties good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Saint Johns has a high rate of owner-occupied single-family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Saint Johns’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.