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.
DeLand is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, DeLand is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in DeLand who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), sales jobs (13.25%), and management occupations (9.36%).
Because there are quite a few people attending college in DeLand, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, DeLand provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.
The education level of DeLand citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.84% of adults in DeLand have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in DeLand in 2010 was $20,626, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $82,504 for a family of four. However, DeLand contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
DeLand is a very 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 14.81% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in DeLand include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in DeLand is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.