Dade City, FL

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Dade City profile

Living in Dade City

Dade City is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 7,232 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Dade City is the 244th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Dade City is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Dade City is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Dade City who work in office and administrative support (13.73%), management occupations (10.02%), and food service (9.78%).

Also of interest is that Dade City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

As is often the case in a small city, Dade City doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Dade City with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 15.94% of adults in Dade City have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Dade City in 2010 was $20,489, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $81,956 for a family of four. However, Dade City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dade City is an extremely 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 24.03% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Dade City include Irish, German, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Dade City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.