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, Ocoee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Ocoee are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Ocoee is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Ocoee who work in office and administrative support (13.61%), management occupations (11.95%), and sales jobs (10.88%).

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.

In Ocoee, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.66 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The education level of Ocoee citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.72% of adults in Ocoee have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Ocoee in 2018 was $29,479, 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 $117,916 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 24.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Ocoee include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Haitian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Ocoee's cultural character, accounting for 20.07% of the city’s population.

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