Englewood, FL

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Living in Englewood

Englewood is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 15,578 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Englewood is the 154th largest community in Florida.

Englewood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Englewood is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Englewood who work in sales jobs (19.24%), office and administrative support (10.58%), and food service (8.77%).

Also of interest is that Englewood 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 Englewood telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.04% 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.

It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Englewood has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Englewood has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Englewood than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Englewood may be for you.

Englewood 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.

Being a small town, Englewood does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The population of Englewood overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Englewood, 24.24% have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Englewood in 2018 was $32,850, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $131,400 for a family of four. However, Englewood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Englewood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Englewood residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Englewood include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

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