DeBary, FL

DeBary profile

Living in DeBary

DeBary is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 21,305 people and four constituent neighborhoods, DeBary is the 133rd largest community in Florida.

DeBary is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.32% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, DeBary is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in DeBary who work in office and administrative support (15.65%), management occupations (13.02%), and sales jobs (11.54%).

Also of interest is that DeBary 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: 9.31% 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.

The overall education level of DeBary is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 27.53% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in DeBary in 2018 was $32,755, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,020 for a family of four. However, DeBary contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

DeBary is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call DeBary home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of DeBary residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. DeBary also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 11.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in DeBary include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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