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%).
A relatively large number of people in Callahan telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.95% 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.
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.
As is often the case in a small town, Callahan doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
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.