Dunedin, FL

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Living in Dunedin

Dunedin is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 36,580 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Dunedin is the 83rd largest community in Florida.

Dunedin is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.73% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Dunedin is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Dunedin who work in office and administrative support (16.37%), sales jobs (15.87%), and management occupations (13.74%).

Also of interest is that Dunedin has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One of the nice things about Dunedin 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.

In terms of college education, Dunedin is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.39% of adults in Dunedin have a college degree.

The per capita income in Dunedin in 2010 was $32,573, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,292 for a family of four. However, Dunedin contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Dunedin is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Dunedin home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Dunedin residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Dunedin include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Dunedin is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.