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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 316,081 people and 196 associated 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.

A relatively large number of people in Orlando telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.10% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 thing noticeable about Orlando, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Orlando is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Orlando a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Orlando is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.

Orlando is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 41.65% of adults in Orlando have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

The per capita income in Orlando in 2018 was $40,253, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $161,012 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Orlando, accounting for 34.81% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Orlando residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Orlando include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Haitian.

Orlando also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.53%.

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