Wilton Manors is a somewhat small city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 12,385 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Wilton Manors is the 187th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Wilton Manors are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Wilton Manors is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Wilton Manors is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wilton Manors who work in sales jobs (13.81%), office and administrative support (11.93%), and management occupations (8.18%).
Also of interest is that Wilton Manors 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: 11.22% 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 population of Wilton Manors 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: 36.29% of adults in Wilton Manors have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Wilton Manors in 2010 was $39,809, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $159,236 for a family of four. However, Wilton Manors contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Wilton Manors is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Wilton Manors home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Wilton Manors residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Wilton Manors also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 16.38% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilton Manors include English, Irish, Haitian, and Italian.
Wilton Manors also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.84%.
The most common language spoken in Wilton Manors is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.