Altamonte Springs, FL

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Living in Altamonte Springs

Altamonte Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 46,231 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Altamonte Springs is the 74th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Altamonte Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Altamonte Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Altamonte Springs is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Altamonte Springs who work in office and administrative support (14.73%), sales jobs (11.33%), and management occupations (10.19%).

Also of interest is that Altamonte Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.71% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Altamonte Springs, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.

The education level of Altamonte Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.01% of adults in Altamonte Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Altamonte Springs in 2018 was $32,446, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,784 for a family of four. However, Altamonte Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Altamonte Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Altamonte Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Altamonte Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Altamonte Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Altamonte Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

Altamonte Springs also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.11%.

The most common language spoken in Altamonte Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.