Callahan is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,185 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Callahan is the 407th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Callahan is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Callahan is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Callahan who work in office and administrative support (18.65%), sales jobs (13.65%), and management occupations (10.77%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.95% 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.
One downside of living in Callahan, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.24 minutes every day commuting to work.
Callahan is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Callahan rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.25% of adults 25 and older in Callahan have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Callahan in 2010 was $17,645, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,580 for a family of four. However, Callahan contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Callahan home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Callahan residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Callahan include English, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Callahan is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.