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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 1,152 people and just one neighborhood, Archer is the 422nd largest community in Florida.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Archer is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Archer is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Archer who work in management occupations (11.99%), sales jobs (11.27%), and office and administrative support (9.59%).

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.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.30% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 31.75 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Archer does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The citizens of Archer are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 24.48% of adults in Archer having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Archer in 2018 was $37,104, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,416 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 33.62% 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 Italian and Spanish.

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 10.3% 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 British and Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 3.0% of this neighborhood's residents have British ancestry and 1.4% have Lebanese ancestry.

is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 2.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Korean at home. While this may seem like a small percentage, it is higher than 97.1% of the neighborhoods in America.

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 78.5% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.3% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 55.8% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 55.5% 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 24.7% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in manufacturing and laborer occupations (11.9%), and 9.6% 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 83.9% of households. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, Tagalog (the first language of the Philippine region), Korean and Chinese.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Boston's Beacon Hill blue-blood streets, Brooklyn's Orthodox Jewish enclaves, Los Angeles' Persian neighborhoods. Each has its own culture derived primarily from the ancestries and culture of the residents who call these neighborhoods home. Likewise, each neighborhood in America has its own culture – some more unique than others – based on lifestyle, occupations, the types of households – and importantly – on the ethnicities and ancestries of the people who live in the neighborhood. Understanding where people came from, who their grandparents or great-grandparents were, can help you understand how a neighborhood is today.

In the neighborhood in Archer, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (12.8%). There are also a number of people of Asian ancestry (10.6%), and residents who report English roots (10.1%), and some of the residents are also of Irish ancestry (8.1%), along with some Scottish ancestry residents (4.7%), among others. In addition, 12.8% of the residents of this neighborhood were born in another country.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (57.6% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (80.0%) 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 (8.6%) . 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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