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 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 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.

The percentage of people in Longwood who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.10% of adults in Longwood 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 upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. 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.