Florida City is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,644 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Florida City is the 186th largest community in Florida.
One of the nice things about Florida City 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.
One downside of living in Florida City is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Florida City, the average commute to work is 35.79 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Florida City, even though it is a small city, has many people who use public transportation every day to get to and from work. This is a great benefit for people in the, city who have a need for low-cost transportation.
In Florida City, just 7.02% of people over 25 hold a college degree, which is very low compared to the rest of the nation, whereas the average among all cities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Florida City in 2018 was $14,514, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,056 for a family of four. However, Florida City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Florida City also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 31.91% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Florida City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Florida City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Florida City residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Florida City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 48.68% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Florida City include Haitian, German, Bahamian, Jamaican, and Turkish.
Florida City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 31.17%.
The most common language spoken in Florida City is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and French Creole.