Homosassa, FL
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Homosassa is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,547 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Homosassa is the 336th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some towns, Homosassa isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Homosassa are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Homosassa is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Homosassa who work in food service (19.15%), office and administrative support (16.01%), and healthcare (13.54%).

Another notable thing is that Homosassa is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the town’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.

Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Homosassa is worth considering.

One of the nice things about Homosassa 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.

As is often the case in a small town, Homosassa doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The citizens of Homosassa are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.53% of adults in Homosassa having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Homosassa in 2010 was $26,550, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,200 for a family of four.

The people who call Homosassa home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Homosassa residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Homosassa include English, French , Irish, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Homosassa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.