By 1895, Jensen was known as the “Pineapple Capital of the World,” shipping over a million bins of pineapples each year through the June and July season 4 To help handle the increased pineapple manufacturing, a pineapple factory was built.
John Laurence Jensen, an immigrant from Denmark, arrived in 1881, and set up his pineapple plantation, which became the town of Jensen. The primary public beach in Jensen Beach is on Hutchinson Island and is known as Jensen Sea Turtle Beach. All Saints Episcopal Church erected in 1898 is the oldest church building in Jensen Beach as well as in Martin County.
By 1894, the Florida East Coast Railway reached Jensen Beach, and freight shipments have been loaded immediately onto the freight automobiles. Complicated has full fitness center, billiards game room, two swimming pools, hot tub, grills, tennis, social room with kitchen and pool side social room.
There have been 5,059 households out of which 23.eight% had children under the age of 18 dwelling with them, forty seven.2% had been married couples living together, 8.8% had a feminine householder with no husband present, and forty.2% have been non-households.
John Laurence Jensen, an immigrant from Denmark, arrived in 1881, and arrange his pineapple plantation, which grew to become the town of Jensen. The primary public beach in Jensen Beach is on Hutchinson Island and is named Jensen Sea Turtle Beach. All Saints Episcopal Church erected in 1898 is the oldest church constructing in Jensen Beach in addition to in Martin County.