Groveland is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 11,528 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Groveland is the 214th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Groveland was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Groveland economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Groveland, where the median household income is $49,603.00.
Unlike some cities, Groveland isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Groveland are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Groveland is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Groveland who work in office and administrative support (22.96%), management occupations (9.89%), and food service (9.68%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.48% 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.
One downside of living in Groveland, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.83 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of adults in Groveland who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.50% of the adults in Groveland have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Groveland in 2010 was $17,988, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,952 for a family of four. However, Groveland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Groveland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Groveland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Groveland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Groveland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.93% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Groveland include Irish, Italian, English, and French .
The most common language spoken in Groveland is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.