Longwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 14,085 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Longwood is the 164th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Longwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Longwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Longwood who work in office and administrative support (14.28%), sales jobs (12.60%), and food service (9.20%).
Also of interest is that Longwood has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The citizens of Longwood are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.04% of adults in Longwood having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Longwood in 2010 was $24,834, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,336 for a family of four. However, Longwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Longwood is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Longwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Longwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Longwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.59% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Longwood include Irish, English, Italian, and European.
The most common language spoken in Longwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Indic languages.