Apalachicola is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,281 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Apalachicola is the 351st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Apalachicola isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Apalachicola are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apalachicola is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Apalachicola who work in food service (14.94%), teaching (11.62%), and maintenance occupations (8.30%).
Also of interest is that Apalachicola has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Apalachicola is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 17.85 minutes getting to work every day.
The education level of Apalachicola citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.63% of adults in Apalachicola have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Apalachicola in 2010 was $25,364, 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 $101,456 for a family of four. However, Apalachicola contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Apalachicola is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Apalachicola home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apalachicola residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Apalachicola include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Apalachicola is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.