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Land O’Lakes


Land O’ Lakes is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 35,929 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Land O’ Lakes is the 97th largest community in Florida.

Land O’ Lakes is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.74% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Land O’ Lakes is a town of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Land O’ Lakes who work in management occupations (13.95%), office and administrative support (12.30%), and sales jobs (11.59%).

Also of interest is that Land O’ Lakes 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 Land O’ Lakes telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 9.36% 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, Land O’ Lakes is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Land O’ Lakes 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 town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Land O’ Lakes has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Land O’ Lakes’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

One downside of living in Land O’ Lakes is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Land O’ Lakes, the average commute to work is 34.01 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

The education level of Land O’ Lakes citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 37.55% of adults in Land O’ Lakes have a bachelor’s degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Land O’ Lakes in 2018 was $35,657, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $142,628 for a family of four. However, Land O’ Lakes contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Land O’ Lakes is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Land O’ Lakes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Land O’ Lakes residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Land O’ Lakes also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 18.04% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Land O’ Lakes include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Land O’ Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.


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