Winter Park, FL

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Living in Winter Park

Winter Park is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 30,879 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Winter Park is the 102nd largest community in Florida.

Winter Park home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Winter Park real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Winter Park is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 93.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Winter Park is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winter Park who work in management occupations (18.11%), sales jobs (12.60%), and office and administrative support (10.34%).

Of important note, Winter Park is also a city of artists. Winter Park has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Winter Park’s character.

Also of interest is that Winter Park has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.47% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Winter Park, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Winter Park is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 60.59% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.

The per capita income in Winter Park in 2010 was $56,122, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,488 for a family of four. However, Winter Park contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winter Park is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winter Park home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winter Park residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Winter Park include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

The most common language spoken in Winter Park is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.