Atlantic Beach is a city located in the Jacksonville metropolitan area, which is part of Florida, United States.
The character of Atlantic Beach is exemplified by its slower-paced environment. This city is good for those who enjoy quiet surroundings, as there tend to be low levels of noise from traffic. Lastly, there are a few green spaces close by for residents to unwind in and they are very well-spread out, making it easy to get to them.
Single detached homes are the most common housing type, representing around 60% of the dwellings in Atlantic Beach, and the rest of the houses are mainly small apartment buildings and townhouses. This city has quite a good variety of unit sizes, ranging from lofts to four or more bedrooms. Around 60% of the population of this city own their home and 40% are renters. Roughly 40% of homes in this city were constructed in the 1960s and 1970s, while most of the remaining buildings were built pre-1960 and in the 1980s.
A supermarket is typically accessible within a rather short walk from anywhere in Atlantic Beach. A small selection of restaurants and coffee shops is available as well. With regards to education, both primary and secondary schools are convenient to access on foot from most homes for sale in this city. At the elementary level, both public and private schools can be found.
The preferred way to get around in Atlantic Beach is very often a car. It is very convenient to find a parking spot. In contrast, Atlantic Beach is not very transit friendly. Thankfully, there are a few bus lines crossing the city, and most homes are close to a bus stop. This part of the Jacksonville metropolitan area is not especially conducive to traveling on foot as few daily errands can be run without having to resort to a car.