Starke, FL


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Starke is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 5,397 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Starke is the 267th largest community in Florida.

Starke is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 85.82% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Starke is a city of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Starke who work in management occupations (12.01%), office and administrative support (10.75%), and law enforcement and fire fighting (10.50%).

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

As is often the case in a small city, Starke doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

The percentage of adults in Starke who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 17.54% of the adults in Starke have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Starke in 2010 was $21,297, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $85,188 for a family of four. However, Starke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Starke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.

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