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Safety Harbor, FL
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Safety Harbor profile

Living in Safety Harbor

Safety Harbor is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 17,021 people and four associated neighborhoods, Safety Harbor is the 158th largest community in Florida.

Housing costs in Safety Harbor 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.

Of important note, Safety Harbor is also a city of artists. Safety Harbor has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Safety Harbor’s character.

Also of interest is that Safety Harbor has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Safety Harbor telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 19.60% 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.

One of the nice things about Safety Harbor is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

The education level of Safety Harbor ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Safety Harbor, 44.66% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Safety Harbor in 2022 was $52,790, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $211,160 for a family of four. However, Safety Harbor contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Safety Harbor is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.

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