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 9,467 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Wimauma is the 216th largest community in Florida. There's nothing like the smell of a brand new house, and in Wimauma, you'll find that a large proportion of houses were recently built. New growth in residential real estate is an indication that people are choosing to move to Wimauma, and putting down their money on brand new construction. Wimauma’s real estate is, on average, some of the newest in the nation. Wimauma does seem to be experiencing an influx of affluent people, because the median household income is $46,296.00.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.97% 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.

Wimauma’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Wimauma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Wimauma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Wimauma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Wimauma may be for you.

One downside of living in Wimauma is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Wimauma, the average commute to work is 32.05 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The population of Wimauma has a very low overall level of education: only 9.95% of people over 25 hold a 4-year college degree or higher.

The per capita income in Wimauma in 2018 was $18,103, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,412 for a family of four. However, Wimauma contains both very wealthy and poor people as well. Wimauma also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 30.74% of its population below the federal poverty line.

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 56.38% 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, Polish, Irish, English, and French.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Wimauma's cultural character, accounting for 24.43% of the town’s population.

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

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