Largo is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 81,000 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Largo is the 31st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Largo is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Largo is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Largo who work in office and administrative support (15.91%), sales jobs (12.49%), and management occupations (8.76%).
Also of interest is that Largo has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Largo is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
The education level of Largo citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.06% of adults 25 and older in Largo have a college degree.
The per capita income in Largo in 2010 was $26,635, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $106,540 for a family of four. However, Largo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Largo is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Largo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Largo residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Largo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Largo include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Largo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Serbo-Croatian.