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 85.67% 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 managers. There are especially a lot of people living in De Funiak Springs who work in maintenance occupations (15.32%), management occupations (14.75%), and sales jobs (10.93%).
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, De Funiak Springs is worth considering.
De Funiak Springs is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
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 education level of De Funiak Springs citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.87% of adults 25 and older in De Funiak Springs have a college degree.
The per capita income in De Funiak Springs in 2010 was $16,498, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $65,992 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 14.47% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in De Funiak Springs include German, English, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in De Funiak Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.