Oviedo, FL


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Oviedo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 39,337 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Oviedo is the 91st largest community in Florida.

Oviedo is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.68% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oviedo is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oviedo who work in office and administrative support (15.49%), management occupations (13.22%), and sales jobs (12.48%).

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.

Because there are quite a few people attending college in Oviedo, it is thought of as a college town. To the benefit of the many students in the area, Oviedo provides a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards their needs and activities.

Because of many things, Oviedo is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oviedo really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oviedo perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

One downside of living in Oviedo, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 31.76 minutes every day commuting to work.

Oviedo is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.17% of adults in Oviedo 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 Oviedo in 2010 was $31,251, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,004 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 Black or African-American. Oviedo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oviedo include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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