Old Town is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 11,278 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Old Town is the 191st largest community in Florida.
Old Town is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Old Town is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Old Town who work in office and administrative support (14.69%), law enforcement and fire fighting (14.18%), and teaching (8.11%).
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Old Town is worth considering.
Old Town is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
As is often the case in a small town, Old Town doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Old Town has a very low overall level of education: only 6.95% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.
The per capita income in Old Town in 2010 was $17,238, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $68,952 for a family of four.
The people who call Old Town home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Old Town residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Old Town include German, English, French , and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Old Town is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.