Brooksville, FL

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Living in Brooksville

Brooksville is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 8,564 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Brooksville is the 224th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brooksville is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brooksville is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Brooksville who work in office and administrative support (12.75%), healthcare suport services (10.90%), and sales jobs (10.24%).

Brooksville 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 citizens of Brooksville are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.62% of adults in Brooksville having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Brooksville in 2018 was $22,423, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $89,692 for a family of four. However, Brooksville contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

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