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 $48,182.00.

Davenport is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (16.35%), sales jobs (12.68%), and food service (10.13%).

In Davenport, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 36.76 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly 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 citizens of Davenport are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.05% of adults in Davenport having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Davenport in 2018 was $23,848, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $95,392 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Davenport, accounting for 44.32% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Davenport residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Davenport include German, Irish, French, European, and Polish.

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