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 sales jobs (15.42%), office and administrative support (13.51%), and food service (10.36%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.38% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Englewood has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Englewood has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Englewood than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Englewood may be for you.
One of the nice things about Englewood 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.
The percentage of people in Englewood who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.03% of adults in Englewood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Englewood in 2010 was $28,975, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,900 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.