Mount Dora, FL

Mount Dora profile

Living in Mount Dora

Mount Dora is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 16,341 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Mount Dora is the 165th largest community in Florida.

Mount Dora is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.66% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Mount Dora is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Mount Dora who work in office and administrative support (16.51%), management occupations (10.92%), and healthcare (10.46%).

Also of interest is that Mount Dora 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 Mount Dora telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 17.65% 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.

The population of Mount Dora is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.26% of adults in Mount Dora have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Mount Dora in 2018 was $34,642, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $138,568 for a family of four. However, Mount Dora contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Mount Dora is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Mount Dora home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Mount Dora residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Mount Dora also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.29% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Mount Dora include English, German, Irish, Italian, and Scottish.

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