Largo, FL

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Living in Largo

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 84,754 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Largo is the 31st largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Largo isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Largo are a mix 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 (16.06%), sales jobs (12.60%), and management occupations (8.59%).

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.

One of the nice things about Largo is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The population of Largo overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Largo, 21.28% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Largo in 2010 was $27,714, 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 $110,856 for a family of four. However, Largo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Largo is a very 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 11.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Largo include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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