Summerland Key, FL


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Summerland Key is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,743 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Summerland Key is the 247th largest community in Florida.

Summerland Key home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Summerland Key real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Summerland Key is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Summerland Key is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerland Key who work in management occupations (15.95%), office and administrative support (9.99%), and sales jobs (9.58%).

Also of interest is that Summerland Key has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Another notable thing is that Summerland Key is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the town experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller town.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Summerland Key has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Summerland Key has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Summerland Key than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Summerland Key may be for you.

One downside of living in Summerland Key is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Summerland Key, the average commute to work is 30.90 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Summerland Key is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.88% of adults in Summerland Key have a college degree.

The per capita income in Summerland Key in 2010 was $41,132, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $164,528 for a family of four. However, Summerland Key contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Summerland Key home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Summerland Key residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Summerland Key also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.49% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Summerland Key include Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Summerland Key is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Arabic.

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