Winter Springs, FL
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Winter Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 36,635 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Winter Springs is the 92nd largest community in Florida.

Winter Springs is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.28% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Winter Springs is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Winter Springs who work in management occupations (13.78%), sales jobs (13.64%), and office and administrative support (12.80%).

Also of interest is that Winter Springs 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 Winter Springs telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.53% 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.

Because of many things, Winter Springs is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Winter Springs a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Winter Springs has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Winter Springs’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

The citizens of Winter Springs are among the most well-educated in the nation: 41.59% of adults in Winter Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Winter Springs in 2010 was $34,200, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $136,800 for a family of four. However, Winter Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Winter Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Winter Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Winter Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Winter Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 19.83% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Winter Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

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