Apopka is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 48,382 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Apopka is the 68th largest community in Florida.
Apopka is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Apopka is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Apopka who work in sales jobs (13.20%), office and administrative support (13.05%), and management occupations (10.64%).
Also of interest is that Apopka has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Apopka, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.46 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Apopka is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.03% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Apopka in 2010 was $25,895, 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 $103,580 for a family of four. However, Apopka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Apopka is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Apopka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apopka residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Apopka also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.07% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apopka include Irish, English, Italian, and Jamaican.
Apopka also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.81%.
The most common language spoken in Apopka is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.