Apopka, FL


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Living in Apopka

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.

Unlike some cities, Apopka isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Apopka are a mix of both white- and blue-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 office and administrative support (13.80%), sales jobs (11.70%), and management occupations (10.02%).

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.

One downside of living in Apopka, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.07 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Apopka is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.78% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Apopka in 2010 was $27,011, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,044 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 25.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apopka include Irish, English, Jamaican, and Italian.

Apopka also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.03%.

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