Wimauma, FL

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Living in Wimauma

Wimauma is a somewhat small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,839 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Wimauma is the 246th largest community in Florida.

Wimauma is a blue-collar town, with 57.67% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wimauma is a town of farmers, fishers, or foresters, construction workers and builders, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Wimauma who work in farm management occupations (21.81%), maintenance occupations (7.24%), and sales jobs (6.32%).

In terms of college education, Wimauma ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.84% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wimauma in 2010 was $14,912, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $59,648 for a family of four. However, Wimauma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Wimauma is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Wimauma home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Wimauma, accounting for 76.12% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Wimauma residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Wimauma include German, Irish, Polish, Scottish, and English.

In addition, Wimauma has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (30.53%).

The most common language spoken in Wimauma is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and Miao/Hmong.