Lutz, FL
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Living in Lutz

Lutz is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 23,707 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Lutz is the 134th largest community in Florida.

Housing costs in Lutz 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.

Lutz is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 88.02% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lutz is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lutz who work in management occupations (13.69%), office and administrative support (10.50%), and sales jobs (9.57%).

Also of interest is that Lutz has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 12.64% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

Because of many things, Lutz is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Lutz really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Lutz perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Lutz, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.02 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

As is often the case in a small town, Lutz doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

Lutz is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 49.49% of adults in Lutz have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Lutz in 2018 was $46,908, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $187,632 for a family of four.

Lutz is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Lutz home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lutz residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Lutz also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.43% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Lutz include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Lutz is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.