Davenport, FL


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Living in Davenport

Davenport is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,534 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, Davenport is the 322nd largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Davenport, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Davenport, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Davenport’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Davenport does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $36,234.00.

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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Davenport who work in office and administrative support (17.63%), sales jobs (14.27%), and food service (10.24%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Davenport is worth considering.

Davenport is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of people in Davenport with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.84% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Davenport in 2010 was $17,605, 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 $70,420 for a family of four. However, Davenport contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Davenport is a very 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 36.66% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Davenport include German, Italian, Irish, and French .

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