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Bradenton, FL
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Bradenton profile

Living in Bradenton

Bradenton 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 56,961 people and 61 associated neighborhoods, Bradenton is the 62nd largest community in Florida.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.45% 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.

Bradenton 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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

In terms of college education, Bradenton is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.00% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Bradenton in 2018 was $32,378, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,512 for a family of four. However, Bradenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Bradenton is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bradenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bradenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bradenton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bradenton include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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