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.
Homosassa is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Homosassa is a town of managers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Homosassa who work in management occupations (21.10%), sales jobs (14.89%), and healthcare (14.01%).
Of important note, Homosassa is also a town of artists. Homosassa has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Homosassa’s character.
Another notable thing is that Homosassa is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.
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.
Being a small town, Homosassa does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The education level of Homosassa citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.61% of adults in Homosassa have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Homosassa in 2010 was $35,083, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $140,332 for a family of four. However, Homosassa contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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, Irish, German, Italian, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Homosassa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.