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Archer, FL

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Overview


Archer is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,143 people and just one neighborhood, Archer is the 422nd largest community in Florida.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities, Archer isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Archer are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Archer is a city of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Archer who work in management occupations (15.59%), maintenance occupations (15.00%), and office and administrative support (13.82%).

And if you like science, one thing you'll find is that Archer has lots of scientists living in town - whether they be life scientists, physical scientists (like astronomers), or social scientists (like geographers!). So, if you're scientific-minded, you might like it here too.

Also of interest is that Archer 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: 12.08% 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

One downside of living in Archer is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Archer, the average commute to work is 31.52 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small city, Archer doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Demographics

The overall education level of Archer citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.58% of adults in Archer have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Archer in 2022 was $43,386, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $173,544 for a family of four. However, Archer contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Archer also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.69% of its population below the federal poverty line.

Archer is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Archer home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Archer residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Archer include German, Irish, English, Polish, and French.

The most common language spoken in Archer is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

The way a neighborhood looks and feels when you walk or drive around it, from its setting, its buildings, and its flavor, can make all the difference. This neighborhood has some really cool things about the way it looks and feels as revealed by NeighborhoodScout's exclusive research. This might include anything from the housing stock to the types of households living here to how people get around.

People

With more than 1.7% of residents living with a same sex partner, is truly a neighborhood that stands out from the rest in this regard. In fact, exclusive analysis by NeighborhoodScout reveals that this neighborhood has a greater concentration of same sex couples than 95.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

In addition, if you are an executive or professional seeking a neighborhood affording an executive lifestyle, or just wanting to find where other executives live in the area, the neighborhood should be on your list. It has an enviable mix of spacious homes, relatively stable real estate values, and residents that include a number of wealthy executives, managers, and professionals. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis places it as one of the top 14.0% executive lifestyle neighborhoods in the state of Florida. In addition to being an excellent choice for highly educated executives, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lebanese and Scots-Irish ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 1.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry and 3.9% have Scots-Irish ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Archer are upper-middle income, making it an above average income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 78.3% of the neighborhoods in America. With 14.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 58.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

What we choose to do for a living reflects who we are. Each neighborhood has a different mix of occupations represented, and together these tell you about the neighborhood and help you understand if this neighborhood may fit your lifestyle.

In the neighborhood, 55.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 25.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (10.9%), and 8.7% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The languages spoken by people in this neighborhood are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 86.1% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Archer, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (14.8%). There are also a number of people of English ancestry (12.2%), and residents who report Irish roots (9.1%), and some of the residents are also of Asian ancestry (7.8%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (5.5%), among others. In addition, 11.7% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

Even if your neighborhood is walkable, you may still have to drive to your place of work. Some neighborhoods are located where many can get to work in just a few minutes, while others are located such that most residents have a long and arduous commute. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (61.5% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (5.4%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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