Davenport, FL

Davenport profile

Living in Davenport

Davenport is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,005 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Davenport is the 322nd largest community in Florida. Davenport has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Davenport, where the median household income is $50,586.00.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Davenport is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Davenport is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Davenport who work in office and administrative support (14.75%), sales jobs (14.23%), and food service (10.05%).

One downside of living in Davenport is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Davenport, the average commute to work is 35.25 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

Being a small city, Davenport does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Davenport who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.74% of the adults in Davenport have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Davenport in 2018 was $26,103, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,412 for a family of four. However, Davenport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Davenport is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Davenport home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Davenport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Davenport also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.98% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Davenport include German, Irish, Polish, French, and Portuguese.

The most common language spoken in Davenport is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.