Apopka, FL

Apopka profile

Living in Apopka

Apopka is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 54,873 people and 19 constituent neighborhoods, Apopka is the 63rd largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Apopka isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Apopka are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Apopka is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Apopka who work in office and administrative support (11.87%), management occupations (10.84%), and sales jobs (10.67%).

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

One downside of living in Apopka, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 32.85 minutes every day commuting to work.

The education level of Apopka citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.36% of adults in Apopka have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Apopka in 2018 was $30,161, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $120,644 for a family of four. However, Apopka contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Apopka is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Apopka home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Apopka residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Apopka also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apopka include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Jamaican.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Apopka's cultural character, accounting for 17.91% of the city’s population.

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