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. St. Cloud has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in St. Cloud, where the median household income is $54,979.00.
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 (17.89%), sales jobs (9.66%), and food service (8.43%).
One downside of living in St. Cloud, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.56 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of adults in St. Cloud who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.67% of the adults in St. Cloud have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in St. Cloud in 2018 was $22,551, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,204 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 38.67% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in St. Cloud include German, Irish, Italian, English, and French.
The most common language spoken in St. Cloud is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Indo-European.