Chiefland is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,218 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Chiefland is the 350th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chiefland is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chiefland is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chiefland who work in food service (16.40%), farm management occupations (12.11%), and healthcare suport services (10.04%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Chiefland has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Chiefland a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Chiefland does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Chiefland has a very low overall level of education: only 7.55% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Chiefland in 2010 was $15,379, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $61,516 for a family of four. Chiefland also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.30% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Chiefland is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chiefland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chiefland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chiefland include Italian, English, German, and French .
The most common language spoken in Chiefland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and African languages.