Orlando, a mid-size city in Florida, has a population of just over 267,000. It's a great place to start a career, as young professionals account for a larger portion of the population here (21%) than nationally (15%), while retirees are less well-represented. Overall, the city's population, at an average age of just over 36, skews younger than most cities in Florida. Homeowners tend to be in the minority in the city, and 63% of residents are renters. The average rent of $1,141 a month is roughly on par with the state average.
Orlando has a relatively high number of college graduates compared to the national average (13%), as 16% of the city's residents over the age of 25 possess a Bachelor's Degree. In addition, 6% have a Master's or Doctoral degree. There are three primary industries in Orlando: entertainment, retail, and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 25% of the city's labor force. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of around $61,000, Orlando workers earn around $5,000 less than the average Florida resident. Orlando's average income also falls below the national average of $73,345.
Orlando has an average commute time of about 28 minutes. Driving a vehicle is the most common means of commuting to work, opted for by 45% of workers, while public transportation isn't widely used. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.