Ocklawaha, FL


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Living in Ocklawaha

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 (14.55%), sales jobs (12.83%), and maintenance occupations (10.85%).

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 31.08 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Ocklawaha have a very low rate of college education: just 6.10% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, compared to a national average of 21.84% for all cities.

The per capita income in Ocklawaha in 2010 was $18,470, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,880 for a family of four.

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 Polish.

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

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