Orlando, FL
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Orlando profile

Living in Orlando

Orlando is a large city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 309,154 people and 196 constituent neighborhoods, Orlando is the fourth largest community in Florida.

Also of interest is that Orlando has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.72% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Orlando is a popular destination for single career-starters. One thing that you will notice when you are out and about town is that there is a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters out at restaurants, listening to live music, and enjoying other activities. They are a real visible part of the culture of Orlando. This makes Orlando a good place to live for young professionals. With so many people in this demographic, Orlando presents many opportunities for single professionals to enjoy themselves, socialize, and to create lasting relationships.

The education level of Orlando ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Orlando, 40.08% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Orlando in 2018 was $36,596, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,384 for a family of four. However, Orlando contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Orlando is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Orlando home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orlando residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Orlando also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Orlando include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Haitian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Orlando's cultural character, accounting for 22.85% of the city’s population.

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