Altamonte Springs is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 44,143 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Altamonte Springs is the 70th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Altamonte Springs is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Altamonte Springs is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Altamonte Springs who work in office and administrative support (14.12%), sales jobs (12.57%), and management occupations (9.90%).
Also of interest is that Altamonte Springs has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Altamonte Springs, while not large, also appears to be attractive to some younger, educated professionals, who help shape the character of the city.
The education level of Altamonte Springs citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 38.53% of adults in Altamonte Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Altamonte Springs in 2018 was $31,629, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,516 for a family of four. However, Altamonte Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Altamonte Springs is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Altamonte Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Altamonte Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Altamonte Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 28.22% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Altamonte Springs include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Haitian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Altamonte Springs's cultural character, accounting for 19.66% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Altamonte Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.