Minneola is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 10,351 people and just one neighborhood, Minneola is the 207th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in Minneola was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Minneola economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Minneola, where the median household income is $52,500.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Minneola isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Minneola are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Minneola is a city of sales and office workers, service providers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Minneola who work in office and administrative support (15.37%), sales jobs (11.37%) and management occupations (9.74%).
A relatively large number of people in Minneola telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.20% 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Minneola is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Minneola’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Minneola is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.