Longwood, FL

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Living in Longwood

Longwood is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 15,061 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Longwood is the 164th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Longwood isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Longwood are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Longwood is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Longwood who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (13.80%), and management occupations (12.00%).

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.

In terms of college education, Longwood is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.10% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Longwood in 2010 was $27,247, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,988 for a family of four. However, Longwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Longwood is a very 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 14.69% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Longwood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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