Altamonte Springs, Florida is a town with just over 42,000 residents. It's a great place to set out on your own, as young professionals make up a higher percentage of the population here (19%) than nationally (15%). By a small 55%-45% margin, renters are slightly more common than homeowners in Altamonte Springs. At $1,143 per month, the average rent is roughly on par with the state average.
Altamonte Springs has an average commute time of about 27 minutes. Driving is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 49% of residents, while public transportation isn't used widely. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.
Compared to the national average (21%), Altamonte Springs has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree (27%). Many Altamonte Springs residents work in one of three industries: healthcare, retail, and entertainment. Together, these industries account for 23% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's workers are in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of about $62,000, Altamonte Springs workers take home a bit less than their peers elsewhere in Florida. The city's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.