Fruitland Park is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,730 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fruitland Park is the 292nd largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Fruitland Park, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Fruitland Park, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Fruitland Park’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Fruitland Park does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $60,319.00.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Fruitland Park is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Fruitland Park is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Fruitland Park who work in sales jobs (16.77%), office and administrative support (16.17%), and management occupations (9.45%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.10% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Being a small city, Fruitland Park does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Fruitland Park citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.05% of adults in Fruitland Park have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Fruitland Park in 2018 was $32,299, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $129,196 for a family of four. However, Fruitland Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fruitland Park is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Fruitland Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Fruitland Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Fruitland Park include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French Canadian.
The most common language spoken in Fruitland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Pacific Island languages.