Ocoee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 43,608 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Ocoee is the 81st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Ocoee is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ocoee is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocoee who work in office and administrative support (15.10%), management occupations (12.81%), and sales jobs (11.53%).
Also of interest is that Ocoee has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The overall education level of Ocoee citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.43% of adults in Ocoee have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Ocoee in 2010 was $25,386, 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 $101,544 for a family of four. However, Ocoee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Ocoee is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Ocoee home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Ocoee residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Ocoee also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.49% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ocoee include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
Foreign born people are also an important part of Ocoee's cultural character, accounting for 18.36% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Ocoee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.