Wimauma, FL


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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 49.49% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Wimauma is a town of service providers, construction workers and builders, and farmers, fishers, or foresters. There are especially a lot of people living in Wimauma who work in farm management occupations (20.31%), maintenance occupations (9.67%), and office and administrative support (9.18%).

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.

In terms of college education, Wimauma ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.13% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Wimauma in 2010 was $11,665, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,660 for a family of four. Wimauma also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 34.78% 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 72.12% 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, English, Scottish, and Italian.

Wimauma also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 33.92%.

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