Loxahatchee is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 26,062 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Loxahatchee is the 116th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Loxahatchee are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Unlike some towns, Loxahatchee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Loxahatchee are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Loxahatchee is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Loxahatchee who work in management occupations (11.79%), office and administrative support (11.64%), and sales jobs (8.03%).
Loxahatchee is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Loxahatchee’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Loxahatchee is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Loxahatchee, the average commute to work is 37.39 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Loxahatchee citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 21.82% of adults in Loxahatchee have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Loxahatchee in 2010 was $33,235, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $132,940 for a family of four. However, Loxahatchee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Loxahatchee is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Loxahatchee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Loxahatchee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Loxahatchee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.92% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Loxahatchee include Irish, German, Italian, English, and Jamaican.
In addition, Loxahatchee has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (21.94%).
The most common language spoken in Loxahatchee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.