Dade City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,955 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Dade City is the 244th largest community in Florida.
Dade City is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Dade City is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dade City who work in office and administrative support (15.98%), sales jobs (13.08%), and food service (9.69%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Dade City rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.64% of adults 25 and older in Dade City 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 Dade City in 2010 was $17,371, 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 $69,484 for a family of four. However, Dade City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Dade City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 36.24% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Dade City is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dade City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dade City residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Dade City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dade City include Irish, English, African, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Dade City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.