Tavares, FL

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Living in Tavares

Tavares is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 19,003 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Tavares is the 160th largest community in Florida.

Tavares is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tavares is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tavares who work in sales jobs (15.64%), office and administrative support (14.58%), and healthcare (7.76%).

It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Tavares 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. Tavares has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Tavares than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Tavares may be for you.

In terms of college education, Tavares is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 20.58% of adults 25 and older in Tavares have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tavares in 2018 was $26,203, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $104,812 for a family of four. However, Tavares contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Tavares is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tavares home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tavares residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tavares also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 12.31% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tavares include German, English, Irish, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Tavares is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.