Ocoee, FL

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Living in Ocoee

Ocoee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 47,295 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 (12.82%), sales jobs (11.73%), and management occupations (11.08%).

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.

One downside of living in Ocoee is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Ocoee, the average commute to work is 32.17 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Ocoee is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.90% of adults in Ocoee have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ocoee in 2018 was $30,411, 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 $121,644 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 27.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ocoee include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Jamaican.

Ocoee also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 20.57%.

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