St. Cloud, FL

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Living in St. Cloud

St. Cloud is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 54,579 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, St. Cloud is the 84th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in St. Cloud, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to St. Cloud, and putting down their money on brand new construction. St. Cloud’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. St. Cloud does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $55,440.00.

St. Cloud is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, St. Cloud is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in St. Cloud who work in office and administrative support (17.51%), sales jobs (9.19%), and management occupations (7.49%).

In St. Cloud, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 34.77 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, St. Cloud is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.23% of adults 25 and older in St. Cloud have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in St. Cloud in 2018 was $22,793, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $91,172 for a family of four. However, St. Cloud contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

St. Cloud is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call St. Cloud home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of St. Cloud residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. St. Cloud also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 41.28% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Cloud include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in St. Cloud is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.