Englewood, FL


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Englewood is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 15,578 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Englewood is the 154th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some towns, Englewood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Englewood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Englewood is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood who work in office and administrative support (13.19%), sales jobs (13.17%), and food service (11.01%).

A relatively large number of people in Englewood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.51% 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.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Englewood is worth considering.

Englewood is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

As is often the case in a small town, Englewood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The education level of Englewood citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.35% of adults in Englewood have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Englewood in 2010 was $29,688, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $118,752 for a family of four. However, Englewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Englewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Englewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

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