Altamonte Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 43,159 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Altamonte Springs is the 70th largest community in Florida.
Altamonte Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.45% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Altamonte Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Altamonte Springs who work in office and administrative support (16.93%), sales jobs (15.53%), and management occupations (9.89%).
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.
Of important note, Altamonte Springs is also a city of artists. Altamonte Springs has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Altamonte Springs’s character.
In terms of college education, Altamonte Springs is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.32% of adults in Altamonte Springs have a college degree.
The per capita income in Altamonte Springs in 2010 was $26,647, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,588 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 24.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Altamonte Springs include Irish, English, European, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Altamonte Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.