Myakka City is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 4,419 people and just one neighborhood, Myakka City is the 294th largest community in Florida.
Real Estate Prices
Myakka City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Myakka City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Occupations and Workforce
Myakka City is a blue-collar town, with 35.04% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Myakka City is a town of sales and office workers, service providers and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Myakka City who work in office and administrative support (14.23%), farm management occupations (13.99%) and sales jobs (10.28%).
You will also find that a lot of people in Myakka City work in agricultural jobs - much more than in the average community in America. This will be quite apparent if you drive around town, as much of the landscape is dedicated to farms.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.79% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Myakka City has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Myakka City has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Myakka City than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Myakka City may be for you.
One downside of living in Myakka City is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Myakka City, the average commute to work is 34.93 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.