Chipley is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,526 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Chipley is the 305th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Chipley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Chipley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Chipley who work in sales jobs (15.05%), office and administrative support (13.19%), and maintenance occupations (9.14%).
The citizens of Chipley are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 13.61% of adults in Chipley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Chipley in 2010 was $13,503, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $54,012 for a family of four. Chipley also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 33.61% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Chipley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Chipley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Chipley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Chipley include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Chipley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.