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 89.15% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Starke is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Starke who work in office and administrative support (20.78%), management occupations (12.52%), and sales jobs (9.63%).
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.
Also of interest is that Starke has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Being a small city, Starke does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The percentage of adults in Starke with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 16.01% of adults in Starke have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Starke in 2010 was $20,767, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $83,068 for a family of four. However, Starke contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Starke is an extremely 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 German, English, African, and French .
The most common language spoken in Starke is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.