Land O' Lakes, FL

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Living in Land O' Lakes

Land O' Lakes is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 33,381 people and ten constituent neighborhoods, Land O' Lakes is the 95th largest community in Florida.

Land O' Lakes is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.20% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Land O' Lakes is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Land O' Lakes who work in management occupations (13.60%), sales jobs (12.42%), and office and administrative support (11.76%).

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 8.72% 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.

Because of many things, Land O' Lakes is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Land O' Lakes really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Land O' Lakes perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Land O' Lakes, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.90 minutes every day commuting to work.

The town of Land O' Lakes is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.

The population of Land O' Lakes is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 36.70% of adults in Land O' Lakes have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Land O' Lakes in 2010 was $34,377, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $137,508 for a family of four. However, Land O' Lakes contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Land O' Lakes is a very 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 17.93% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Land O' Lakes include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Land O' Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.