Osprey 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 6,690 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Osprey is the 252nd largest community in Florida. Osprey has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Osprey, where the median household income is $87,120.00.
Osprey home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Osprey real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
A relatively large number of people in Osprey telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 14.88% 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.
Osprey 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Osprey, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Osprey is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.23% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Osprey in 2018 was $62,816, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $251,264 for a family of four. However, Osprey contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Osprey home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Osprey residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Osprey include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Eastern European.
The most common language spoken in Osprey is English. Other important languages spoken here include German/Yiddish and Scandinavian languages.