Bonita Springs, FL
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Living in Bonita Springs

Bonita Springs is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 54,904 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Bonita Springs is the 66th largest community in Florida.

Bonita Springs home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Bonita Springs real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

A relatively large number of people in Bonita Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.18% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Another notable thing is that Bonita Springs is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Bonita Springs 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.

The education level of Bonita Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 39.97% of adults in Bonita Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Bonita Springs in 2018 was $54,019, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $216,076 for a family of four. However, Bonita Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bonita Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bonita Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bonita Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bonita Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.11% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bonita Springs include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

Bonita Springs also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.07%.

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