Apopka, FL

Apopka profile

Living in Apopka

Apopka is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 53,447 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Apopka is the 68th largest community in Florida.

Apopka is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (11.56%), sales jobs (11.46%), and management occupations (10.04%).

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 32.25 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Apopka is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.52% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Apopka in 2018 was $29,583, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,332 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 27.77% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Apopka include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Jamaican.

Apopka also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 15.21%.

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