Welcome to Valrico
Valrico is a medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 38,146 people and 14 constituent neighborhoods, Valrico is the 82nd largest community in Florida.
Valrico is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 86.64% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Valrico is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Valrico who work in office and administrative support (16.25%), management occupations (13.59%), and sales jobs (11.42%).
Also of interest is that Valrico has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.47% 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.
In Valrico, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 32.69 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
In terms of college education, Valrico is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 32.13% of adults in Valrico have a college degree.
The per capita income in Valrico in 2010 was $31,598, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $126,392 for a family of four. However, Valrico contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.