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 15,430 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Tavares is the 160th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Tavares isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tavares are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Tavares is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tavares who work in office and administrative support (14.49%), food service (9.59%), and sales jobs (9.41%).

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Tavares has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Tavares a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

Being a small city, Tavares does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of adults in Tavares who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.26% of the adults in Tavares have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Tavares in 2010 was $22,635, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $90,540 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. Important ancestries of people in Tavares include German, Irish, Italian, and French .

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