Fruitland Park is a very small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 4,483 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Fruitland Park is the 292nd largest community in Florida.
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 service providers, sales and office workers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Fruitland Park who work in sales jobs (14.02%), office and administrative support (13.24%), and maintenance occupations (9.14%).
Of important note, Fruitland Park is also a city of artists. Fruitland Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Fruitland Park’s character.
In Fruitland Park, just 10.45% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Fruitland Park in 2010 was $18,947, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $75,788 for a family of four. However, Fruitland Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Fruitland Park is a very 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 Irish, English, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Fruitland Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Pacific Island languages and Spanish.