Oviedo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 40,059 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Oviedo is the 87th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Oviedo are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Oviedo is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oviedo is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oviedo who work in management occupations (15.35%), office and administrative support (14.03%), and teaching (10.35%).
Also of interest is that Oviedo 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: 13.63% 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.
Oviedo is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Oviedo’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
In Oviedo, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
If knowledge is power, Oviedo is a pretty powerful place. 53.15% of the adults in Oviedo have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Oviedo in 2018 was $38,209, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,836 for a family of four. However, Oviedo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oviedo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oviedo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oviedo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oviedo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.63% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oviedo include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Oviedo is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.