Zolfo Springs is a very small town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 1,803 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Zolfo Springs is the 368th largest community in Florida.
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Zolfo Springs is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 51.83% of the Zolfo Springs workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Zolfo Springs is a town of farmers, fishers, or foresters, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Zolfo Springs who work in farm management occupations (26.68%), sales jobs (12.65%), and office and administrative support (12.20%).
In addition, many people in Zolfo Springs have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Zolfo Springs is worth considering.
Zolfo Springs ranks among the bottom of the nation in terms of college education compared to other cities and towns: only 2.99% of people over 25 have a college degree.
The per capita income in Zolfo Springs in 2010 was $10,190, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $40,760 for a family of four. Zolfo Springs also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 38.56% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Zolfo Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Zolfo Springs 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 Zolfo Springs, accounting for 73.54% of the town’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Zolfo Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Zolfo Springs include Irish, German, Scots-Irish, and Finnish.
Zolfo Springs also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 24.86%.
The most common language spoken in Zolfo Springs is Spanish. Other important languages spoken here include English and African languages.