Oviedo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 38,551 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Oviedo is the 91st largest community in Florida.
Oviedo is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.03% 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 (15.40%), sales jobs (14.27%), and management occupations (13.94%).
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.
Oviedo is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Oviedo enrolled in college, Oviedo has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
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.
In Oviedo, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.10 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The citizens of Oviedo are among the most well-educated in the nation: 42.57% of adults in Oviedo have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oviedo in 2010 was $28,457, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,828 for a family of four. However, Oviedo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oviedo is a somewhat 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 19.50% 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 French Creole.