Oviedo, FL
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Living in Oviedo


Oviedo is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 40,059 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Oviedo is the 87th largest community in Florida.

Housing costs in Oviedo are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.

Oviedo is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.81% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oviedo is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oviedo who work in management occupations (15.35%), office and administrative support (14.03%), and teaching (10.35%).

Also of interest is that Oviedo 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: 13.63% 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.

Because of many things, Oviedo is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oviedo really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oviedo perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.

In Oviedo, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.58 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Oviedo. 53.15% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Oviedo in 2018 was $38,209, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $152,836 for a family of four. However, Oviedo contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oviedo is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oviedo home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oviedo residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oviedo also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 20.63% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oviedo include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

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