Bonita Springs is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 59,637 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Bonita Springs is the 65th largest community in Florida.
Bonita Springs is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Bonita Springs is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Bonita Springs who work in sales jobs (13.28%), management occupations (11.69%), and maintenance occupations (10.46%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.70% 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.
Another notable thing is that Bonita Springs is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
Bonita Springs is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
The citizens of Bonita Springs are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 37.36% of adults in Bonita Springs have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Bonita Springs in 2018 was $51,800, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $207,200 for a family of four. However, Bonita Springs contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Bonita Springs is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Bonita Springs home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Bonita Springs residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Bonita Springs also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Bonita Springs include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Bonita Springs has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.25%).
The most common language spoken in Bonita Springs is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.