Maitland, FL


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Maitland is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 17,463 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Maitland is the 149th largest community in Florida.

Housing costs in Maitland 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.

Maitland is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 92.47% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Maitland is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Maitland who work in management occupations (15.72%), sales jobs (13.97%), and office and administrative support (12.42%).

Of important note, Maitland is also a city of artists. Maitland has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Maitland’s character.

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

A relatively large number of people in Maitland telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.90% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Maitland, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Maitland is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 57.16% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Maitland in 2010 was $39,685, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $158,740 for a family of four. However, Maitland contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Maitland is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Maitland home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Maitland residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Maitland also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Maitland include Irish, German, Italian, and French .

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