Shalimar is a tiny coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 796 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Shalimar is the 430th largest community in Florida.
Shalimar is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 92.33% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Shalimar is a town of professionals, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Shalimar who work in food service (14.67%), management occupations (13.00%), and sales jobs (12.33%).
Also of interest is that Shalimar has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Shalimar 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.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Shalimar spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 17.88 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the town are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small town, Shalimar doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Shalimar ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Shalimar, 48.30% 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 Shalimar in 2010 was $41,161, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,644 for a family of four. However, Shalimar contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Shalimar is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Shalimar home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Shalimar residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Shalimar include Irish, German, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Shalimar is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Korean.