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 86.91% 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 (15.06%), office and administrative support (13.37%), and sales jobs (11.68%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.27% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.71 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: 34.98% 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 $33,511, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,044 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 18.27% 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.