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Gibsonton, FL
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Gibsonton profile

Living in Gibsonton

Gibsonton is a medium-sized coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 18,566 people and five associated neighborhoods, Gibsonton is the 152nd largest community in Florida. Gibsonton 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 Gibsonton, where the median household income is $73,167.00.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.98% 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.

Gibsonton is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Gibsonton, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.05 minutes every day commuting to work.

Gibsonton is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.

The education level of Gibsonton citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.79% of adults 25 and older in Gibsonton have a college degree.

The per capita income in Gibsonton in 2018 was $31,631, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,524 for a family of four. However, Gibsonton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Gibsonton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Gibsonton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Gibsonton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Gibsonton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.67% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Gibsonton include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Haitian.

Gibsonton also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.13%.

The most common language spoken in Gibsonton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.