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. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in North Port, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to North Port, and putting down their money on brand new construction. North Port’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. North Port does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $52,571.00.

North Port is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, North Port is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Port who work in sales jobs (13.98%), office and administrative support (12.65%), and management occupations (7.15%).

Residents will find that the city is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, North Port is worth considering.

In North Port, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.56 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, North Port is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.08% of adults 25 and older in North Port have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Port in 2010 was $25,040, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $100,160 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 Slavic languages.