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 (15.27%), sales jobs (13.66%), and management occupations (9.15%).
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: 25.49% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Longwood in 2010 was $25,101, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,404 for a family of four. However, Longwood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Longwood is an extremely 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 15.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Longwood include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Longwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Urdu.