Ocklawaha is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 8,144 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Ocklawaha is the 223rd largest community in Florida.
Ocklawaha is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Ocklawaha is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocklawaha who work in office and administrative support (15.07%), sales jobs (11.41%), and maintenance occupations (11.08%).
The town 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, Ocklawaha has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Ocklawaha a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One downside of living in Ocklawaha, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.39 minutes every day commuting to work.
The population of Ocklawaha has one of the lowest overall levels of education in the country: only 4.97% of people over 25 hold a college degree. The national average for all municipalities is 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ocklawaha in 2010 was $16,715, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $66,860 for a family of four. Ocklawaha also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 32.93% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Ocklawaha is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Ocklawaha home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ocklawaha residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Ocklawaha include Irish, English, Italian, and African.
The most common language spoken in Ocklawaha is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.