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 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Loxahatchee who work in office and administrative support (10.80%), management occupations (10.51%), and sales jobs (7.42%).
Because of many things, Loxahatchee is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Loxahatchee a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Loxahatchee has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Loxahatchee’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Loxahatchee, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 37.46 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Loxahatchee citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.18% of adults in Loxahatchee have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Loxahatchee in 2018 was $31,431, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,724 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 21.62% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Loxahatchee include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Jamaican.
In addition, Loxahatchee has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.78%).
The most common language spoken in Loxahatchee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.