Port Orange, FL

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Living in Port Orange

Port Orange is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 64,842 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Port Orange is the 50th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Port Orange is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Port Orange is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Port Orange who work in sales jobs (13.83%), office and administrative support (12.95%), and management occupations (7.94%).

Port Orange 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. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

The percentage of people in Port Orange who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 25.79% of adults in Port Orange have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Port Orange in 2018 was $28,388, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,552 for a family of four. However, Port Orange contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Port Orange is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Port Orange home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Port Orange residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Port Orange include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Port Orange is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.