Summerland Key is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,756 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.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Summerland Key is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Summerland Key is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Summerland Key who work in management occupations (12.61%), sales jobs (11.64%), and office and administrative support (11.06%).
A relatively large number of people in Summerland Key telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.00% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
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.
The population of Summerland Key is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 39.53% of adults in Summerland Key have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Summerland Key in 2010 was $50,212, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $200,848 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. Important ancestries of people in Summerland Key include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Summerland Key is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.