The Villages is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 79,077 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, The Villages is the 40th largest community in Florida. Much of the housing stock in The Villages was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local The Villages economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in The Villages, where the median household income is $67,239.00.
Also of interest is that The Villages 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: 23.59% 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.
The town of The Villages is a decent size, but despite this, it doesn't have a viable public transit system that people can use to get to work.
The Villages is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.84% of adults in The Villages have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in The Villages in 2018 was $48,988, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $195,952 for a family of four.
The people who call The Villages home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of The Villages residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in The Villages include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in The Villages is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Spanish.