Nokomis, FL


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Nokomis is a very small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 3,312 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Nokomis is the 313th largest community in Florida.

Nokomis is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.05% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Nokomis is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Nokomis who work in food service (28.29%), sales jobs (15.83%), and office and administrative support (15.13%).

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

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!) Nokomis 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. Nokomis has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Nokomis than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Nokomis may be for you.

Nokomis is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

In terms of college education, Nokomis is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.46% of adults 25 and older in Nokomis have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Nokomis in 2010 was $25,104, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $100,416 for a family of four. However, Nokomis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Nokomis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Nokomis residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Nokomis include Irish, English, Italian, and French .

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

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