Kissimmee is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 69,152 people and 30 constituent neighborhoods, Kissimmee is the 44th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Kissimmee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Kissimmee is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Kissimmee who work in office and administrative support (16.72%), sales jobs (14.24%), and food service (11.70%).
In terms of college education, the citizens of Kissimmee rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.92% of adults 25 and older in Kissimmee have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Kissimmee in 2010 was $17,373, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $69,492 for a family of four. However, Kissimmee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Kissimmee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kissimmee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Kissimmee, accounting for 61.66% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Kissimmee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Kissimmee include Irish, English, Italian, and Haitian.
In addition, Kissimmee has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.94%).
The most common language spoken in Kissimmee is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Arabic.