Daytona Beach has the 425th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 6.1% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Unemployment in the Daytona Beach area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Daytona Beach has the 147th largest local economy in the US, and a low cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Daytona Beach is below average at $36,980, and the median cost of a home in Daytona Beach is $113,000, which is below the national average. 19% of workers in Daytona Beach hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 85% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Daytona Beach. 82% of Daytona Beach workers drive to work alone, 0% take public transit, 8% carpool, and 8% walk. People in Daytona Beach spend an average of 18 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.