Fort White is a tiny town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 566 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fort White is the 445th largest community in Florida. Fort White 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 Fort White, where the median household income is $51,210.00.
Fort White is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Fort White is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fort White who work in office and administrative support (36.21%), sales jobs (14.66%), and teaching (11.64%).
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Fort White has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Fort White a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small town, Fort White doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of people in Fort White with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.23% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Fort White in 2010 was $18,890, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,560 for a family of four. However, Fort White contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fort White is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Fort White home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fort White residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fort White include Irish, Italian, English, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fort White is English. Other important languages spoken here include Scandinavian languages and Spanish.