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 48,263 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, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.17 minutes every day commuting to work.

The citizens of Ocoee are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 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.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Ocoee's cultural character, accounting for 20.57% of the city’s population.

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