De Funiak Springs is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,719 people and four constituent neighborhoods, De Funiak Springs is the 271st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, De Funiak Springs isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in De Funiak Springs are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, De Funiak Springs is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in De Funiak Springs who work in office and administrative support (17.02%), food service (13.34%), and maintenance occupations (10.49%).
One of the nice things about De Funiak Springs is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
De Funiak Springs 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.
In terms of college education, De Funiak Springs is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.72% of adults 25 and older in De Funiak Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in De Funiak Springs in 2010 was $23,660, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,640 for a family of four. However, De Funiak Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
De Funiak Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call De Funiak Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of De Funiak Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in De Funiak Springs include German, Irish, English, Scottish, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in De Funiak Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.