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Hobe Sound, FL
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Living in Hobe Sound



Hobe Sound is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 13,163 people and five associated neighborhoods, Hobe Sound is the 184th largest community in Florida.

A relatively large number of people in Hobe Sound telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 15.04% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 of the nice things about Hobe Sound is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

Hobe Sound 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 overall education level of Hobe Sound is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.82% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Hobe Sound in 2018 was $42,522, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $170,088 for a family of four. However, Hobe Sound contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Hobe Sound is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Hobe Sound home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hobe Sound residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hobe Sound also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.85% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hobe Sound include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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


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