Lighthouse Point, FL

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Living in Lighthouse Point

Lighthouse Point is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,486 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lighthouse Point is the 208th largest community in Florida.

Lighthouse Point home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Lighthouse Point real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Lighthouse Point is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.87% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lighthouse Point is a city of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lighthouse Point who work in management occupations (17.80%), sales jobs (17.59%), and office and administrative support (11.16%).

A relatively large number of people in Lighthouse Point telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.88% 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.

The citizens of Lighthouse Point are among the most well-educated in the nation: 46.73% of adults in Lighthouse Point have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Lighthouse Point in 2018 was $62,584, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $250,336 for a family of four. However, Lighthouse Point contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lighthouse Point is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lighthouse Point home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lighthouse Point residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Lighthouse Point also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lighthouse Point include Irish, Italian, German, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Lighthouse Point is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.