Loxahatchee is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 24,939 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 where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Loxahatchee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Loxahatchee is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Loxahatchee who work in office and administrative support (14.05%), management occupations (10.81%), and sales jobs (7.93%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Loxahatchee has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Loxahatchee has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Loxahatchee than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Loxahatchee may be for you.
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 36.91 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Loxahatchee citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.53% of adults 25 and older in Loxahatchee have a college degree.
The per capita income in Loxahatchee in 2010 was $28,211, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,844 for a family of four. However, Loxahatchee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Loxahatchee is a very 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 16.11% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Loxahatchee include Irish, Italian, English, and Jamaican.
Loxahatchee also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 18.44%.
The most common language spoken in Loxahatchee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.