Mascotte is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 5,473 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Mascotte is the 272nd largest community in Florida. Mascotte has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Mascotte, where the median household income is $40,494.00.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Mascotte is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 39.94% of the Mascotte workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Mascotte is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mascotte who work in office and administrative support (12.55%), sales jobs (10.71%), and food service (8.98%).
Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Mascotte is worth considering.
In Mascotte, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.78 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
Being a small city, Mascotte does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Mascotte has a very low overall level of education: only 6.86% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Mascotte in 2010 was $14,415, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $57,660 for a family of four.
Mascotte is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mascotte home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mascotte residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mascotte also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 51.01% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mascotte include Irish, Italian, Polish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Mascotte is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.