Orlando, FL
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Orlando profile

Living in Orlando

Orlando is a large city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 309,154 people and 196 constituent neighborhoods, Orlando is the fourth largest community in Florida.

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

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.72% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.

One thing noticeable about Orlando, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Orlando is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Orlando a great place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun. In fact, Orlando is one of the top larger cities in America for educated single professionals to flock.

The education level of Orlando ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Orlando, 40.08% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Orlando in 2018 was $36,596, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $146,384 for a family of four. However, Orlando contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Orlando is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Orlando home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Orlando residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Orlando also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 34.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Orlando include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Haitian.

In addition, Orlando has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.85%).

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