DeLand is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 30,195 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, DeLand is the 105th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, DeLand is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, DeLand is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in DeLand who work in office and administrative support (13.25%), sales jobs (10.48%), and management occupations (9.20%).
In addition, DeLand is a college town. There are a lot of students in DeLand attending college, and as a result DeLand provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared to the needs and activities of students.
The population of DeLand overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in DeLand, 23.46% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in DeLand in 2010 was $21,309, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,236 for a family of four. However, DeLand contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
DeLand is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call DeLand home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of DeLand residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. DeLand also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.12% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in DeLand include English, Irish, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in DeLand is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.