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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.65% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
One of the nice things about Venice is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
The population of Venice 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: 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.