DeBary, FL


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DeBary is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,998 people and four constituent neighborhoods, DeBary is the 133rd largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, DeBary is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, DeBary is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in DeBary who work in office and administrative support (16.84%), sales jobs (12.90%), and management occupations (9.28%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.83% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, DeBary has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes DeBary a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The percentage of people in DeBary who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.25% of adults in DeBary have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in DeBary in 2010 was $27,116, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,464 for a family of four. However, DeBary contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call DeBary home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of DeBary residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. DeBary also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.50% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in DeBary include Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in DeBary is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.