Venice is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 22,211 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Venice is the 126th largest community in Florida.
Venice is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.30% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Venice is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Venice who work in office and administrative support (14.27%), sales jobs (13.04%), and management occupations (10.63%).
Also of interest is that Venice has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Venice telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.65% 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.
Venice is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The education level of Venice citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.32% of adults in Venice have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Venice in 2010 was $41,469, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $165,876 for a family of four. However, Venice contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Venice home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Venice residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Venice include Irish, English, Italian, and French .
The most common language spoken in Venice is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.