Wilton Manors, FL


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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 (15.06%), management occupations (9.52%), and office and administrative support (9.42%).

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.

A relatively large number of people in Wilton Manors telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 12.11% 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.

In Wilton Manors, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Wilton Manors is a relatively small city. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.

The citizens of Wilton Manors are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 38.05% of adults in Wilton Manors have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wilton Manors in 2010 was $41,991, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,964 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 14.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Wilton Manors include Irish, English, Haitian, and Italian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Wilton Manors's cultural character, accounting for 21.04% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Wilton Manors is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.