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 84,996 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Largo is the 31st largest community in Florida.

Largo is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (15.29%), sales jobs (12.21%), and management occupations (8.26%).

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 citizens of Largo are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 22.37% of adults in Largo having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Largo in 2010 was $28,279, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,116 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 11.26% 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.