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 5,795 people and four constituent neighborhoods, De Funiak Springs is the 271st largest community in Florida.
De Funiak Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 87.36% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. 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 maintenance occupations (17.53%), sales jobs (12.96%), and office and administrative support (12.51%).
It is a fairly quiet city because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) De Funiak Springs has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. De Funiak Springs has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in De Funiak Springs than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, De Funiak Springs may be for you.
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.
The percentage of adults in De Funiak Springs who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.01% of the adults in De Funiak Springs have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in De Funiak Springs in 2010 was $17,698, 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 $70,792 for a family of four. However, De Funiak Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
De Funiak Springs is an extremely 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. De Funiak Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.34% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in De Funiak Springs include English, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in De Funiak Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.