Clay County Florida is a wonderful place to set up your business. With many Jacksonville suburbs and a growing population, you’ll want to take advantage of all Clay County has to offer. Livability, affordability, growing population numbers, strong skilled workforce and a robust economy make Clay County the perfect choice if you are looking to invest in commercial real estate, move your business, or start a new venture.
About Clay County
Clay County is comprised of about 600 miles of area and is located Southwest of Jacksonville and West of St. Augustine. Since the 1970s the county has experienced tremendous growth, from just under 33,000 people in 1970 to over 212,000 as of 2017. The county is not only one of the fastest growing in the state of Florida, but in the country. Even during the recession years, Clay County’s population growth was unimpeded due to all of the opportunities and diversity of the area.
The County is a short drive to the ocean, however many residents enjoy the numerous outdoor recreation areas that the county has to offer. Clay County has a nice mix of rural, suburban and city options for any type of business.
Clay County Commercial Real Estate Facts
Why is Clay County the perfect place to invest in commercial real estate? The stats beyond the strong demographic numbers are even more encouraging. While many Florida counties have aging populations, Clay County boasts a very spread out age demographic. 54% of the county’s residents are between the ages of 18-44, according to 2017 numbers. The median age for Clay County is 38.9 years. This means a larger workforce and more desired commercial buying power.
Clay County is also a great choice because it is one of the richest counties in the state of Florida. Clay County has a median household income of over $61,000, second only to St. John’s County (our next door neighbors). The expected median household income in Clay County is estimated to be as high as $68,000 by 2022.
Clay County: It’s not a secret anymore
More people are becoming aware of all that Clay County can do for them. If you are considering a commercial investment into the county don’t delay. Commercial properties are going fast. Browse our Clay County commercial real estate listings and let us know how we can help you make the right investment.