Oldsmar is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 14,617 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Oldsmar is the 165th largest community in Florida.
Oldsmar is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oldsmar is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oldsmar who work in office and administrative support (14.47%), sales jobs (12.93%), and management occupations (10.41%).
Also of interest is that Oldsmar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.31% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One of the nice things about Oldsmar is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The percentage of people in Oldsmar who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.55% of adults in Oldsmar have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oldsmar in 2010 was $28,609, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,436 for a family of four. However, Oldsmar contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oldsmar is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oldsmar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oldsmar residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oldsmar also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oldsmar include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Oldsmar is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.