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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Homosassa is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Homosassa is a town of managers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homosassa who work in management occupations (37.75%), healthcare (11.43%), and sales jobs (10.53%).
Also of interest is that Homosassa has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
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.
The town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Homosassa has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Homosassa a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
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.
Homosassa 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 Homosassa citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.06% of adults in Homosassa have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Homosassa in 2010 was $37,592, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $150,368 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, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Homosassa is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Polish.