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Ellenton, FL
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Ellenton profile

Living in Ellenton

Ellenton is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 4,129 people and three associated neighborhoods, Ellenton is the 302nd largest community in Florida. Ellenton has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Ellenton, where the median household income is $66,005.00.

Of important note, Ellenton is also a town of artists. Ellenton has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Ellenton’s character.

A relatively large number of people in Ellenton telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.62% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Ellenton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The percentage of people in Ellenton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.95% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ellenton in 2018 was $27,572, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $110,288 for a family of four. However, Ellenton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Ellenton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ellenton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ellenton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ellenton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 37.53% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ellenton include Irish, German, English, Welsh, and Italian.

The most common language spoken in Ellenton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.