Wauchula is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 4,935 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wauchula is the 275th largest community in Florida.
Wauchula is a blue-collar town, with 35.80% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wauchula is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wauchula who work in office and administrative support (24.59%), food service (7.75%), and management occupations (7.75%).
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, Wauchula has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Wauchula a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
In Wauchula, just 12.72% of people have at least a bachelor's degree, which is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Wauchula in 2010 was $17,879, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $71,516 for a family of four. However, Wauchula contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wauchula is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wauchula home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wauchula residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wauchula also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 36.06% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wauchula include German, English, Haitian, and French .
Wauchula also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 19.80%.
The most common language spoken in Wauchula is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.