Rotonda West 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 12,804 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Rotonda West is the 196th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns, Rotonda West isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Rotonda West are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Rotonda West is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Rotonda West who work in sales jobs (14.45%), office and administrative support (14.18%), and management occupations (11.23%).
Of important note, Rotonda West is also a town of artists. Rotonda West has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Rotonda West’s character.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.19% 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 town is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Rotonda West has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Rotonda West a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
One of the nice things about Rotonda West is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Rotonda West is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.10% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Rotonda West in 2018 was $36,172, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $144,688 for a family of four. However, Rotonda West contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Rotonda West home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Rotonda West residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Rotonda West include German, English, Irish, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Rotonda West is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.