Eatonville is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,271 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Eatonville is the 353rd largest community in Florida.
Eatonville is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Eatonville is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Eatonville who work in sales jobs (19.88%), office and administrative support (15.78%), and maintenance occupations (14.42%).
In Eatonville, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.25 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Despite the fact that it is a small town, Eatonville has quite a few people who take public transportation – mostly the bus - for their daily commute to work. This helps to fill a real need in the town for affordable transportation.
Eatonville ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 5.20% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Eatonville in 2010 was $12,685, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $50,740 for a family of four. Eatonville also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 42.99% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Eatonville is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Eatonville home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Eatonville residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Eatonville include Jamaican, English, African, and Irish.
The most common language spoken in Eatonville is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.