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South Daytona, FL
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Living in South Daytona


South Daytona is a somewhat small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,865 people and four constituent neighborhoods, South Daytona is the 192nd largest community in Florida.

South Daytona is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, South Daytona is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in South Daytona who work in sales jobs (13.07%), office and administrative support (12.11%), and food service (10.41%).

One of the nice things about South Daytona 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.

In terms of college education, South Daytona is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.02% of adults 25 and older in South Daytona have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in South Daytona in 2018 was $25,434, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,736 for a family of four. However, South Daytona contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in South Daytona is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.


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