A town in Florida, Largo has slightly more than 83,000 residents. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (25%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults are less well-represented. With an average age of just over 45, the city's residents skew older than most cities in Florida. Renters tend to be in the minority in the area, and 58% of residents own their homes. With a relatively low average rent of $1,026 per month in the city, renting remains an affordable option, particularly compared to other cities in Florida. Each month, renters in Largo will save around $127 compared to the state average.
Averaging about 25 minutes, the commute time for Largo residents is quicker than the state average of about 29 minutes. Many residents (39%) commute to work by car or truck, while public transportation isn't widely used. A small percentage of residents walk to work.
Many Largo residents work in one of three industries: retail, healthcare, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 20% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, 9% of residents work in sales, making it the top profession in the city. With an average annual income of just over $53,000, Largo workers earn less than the average Florida resident. The city's average income also trails the national average ($73,345). Largo has a large concentration of residents older than 25 who have an Associate's degree (8%) compared to the national average (5%). In addition, 11% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.