Kissimmee, FL


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Living in Kissimmee

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.

Kissimmee is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (17.31%), sales jobs (14.72%), and food service (11.89%).

One downside of living in Kissimmee, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.60 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Kissimmee rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.62% 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 $16,943, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $67,772 for a family of four. However, Kissimmee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Kissimmee is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Kissimmee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Kissimmee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Kissimmee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 62.09% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Kissimmee include English, Irish, Italian, and French .

In addition, Kissimmee has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.86%).

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