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 11,283 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Lighthouse Point is the 203rd 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 86.58% 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 sales jobs (18.73%), management occupations (17.66%), and office and administrative support (11.74%).

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 11.76% 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.

Lighthouse Point is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 48.58% of adults in Lighthouse Point have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Lighthouse Point in 2010 was $62,195, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $248,780 for a family of four.

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 Asian. 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 11.36% 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 German/Yiddish.