Land O' Lakes is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 35,929 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Land O' Lakes is the 97th largest community in Florida. Land O' Lakes has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Land O' Lakes, where the median household income is $84,146.00.
Also of interest is that Land O' Lakes has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Land O' Lakes telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 13.02% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Land O' Lakes is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Land O' Lakes’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Land O' Lakes is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Land O' Lakes, the average commute to work is 33.40 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The citizens of Land O' Lakes are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 35.79% of adults in Land O' Lakes have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Land O' Lakes in 2018 was $36,877, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $147,508 for a family of four. However, Land O' Lakes contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Land O' Lakes is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Land O' Lakes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Land O' Lakes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Land O' Lakes also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.45% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Land O' Lakes include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Land O' Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.