North Port, FL


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North Port is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 62,345 people and eight constituent neighborhoods, North Port is the 47th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in North Port was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local North Port economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in North Port, where the median household income is $50,855.00.

Unlike some cities, North Port isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Port are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Port is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Port who work in sales jobs (14.96%), office and administrative support (12.41%), and food service (8.57%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, North Port has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes North Port a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

The citizens of North Port are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 16.44% of adults in North Port have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree

The per capita income in North Port in 2010 was $24,241, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $96,964 for a family of four. However, North Port contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Port is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Port home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Port residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in North Port include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in North Port is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.