Homosassa, FL

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Living in Homosassa

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, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Homosassa who work in management occupations (42.81%), sales jobs (11.76%), and business and financial occupations (9.31%).

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.

Homosassa is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

One downside of living in Homosassa is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Homosassa, the average commute to work is 30.75 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

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 overall education level of Homosassa is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.21% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Homosassa in 2018 was $44,612, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $178,448 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.