Largo Jobs

  • Solo Company Tank Truck Driver - CDL-A - OTR

    Indian River Transport - Largo, FL

    Long haul runs now open for Solo and Team company drivers! Indian River Transport is Now Offering a $1,500 Sign-On Bonus! Operating throughout the 48 contiguous states and Canada,...

    from Indian River Transport - 6 days ago
  • Critical Care Nurse

    U.S. Air Force - Largo, FL

    Critical Care Nurse U.S. Air Force Position Summary You earned the degree - now get the respect. Nurses are vital to quality patient care, and in the Air Force, they're treated...

    from U.S. Air Force - 6 hours ago
  • Experienced Class A CDL Truck Driver

    USA Truck - Largo, FL

    We’ve completed our transformation from a company famous for CDL Training to one that’s perfect for Experienced Drivers, too. We’ve upgraded our pay, driver-support teams,...

    from USA Truck - 5 days ago
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Largo, Florida

Largo is the third largest city in Pinellas County, Florida, USA and is part of the Tampa Bay Area. Centrally located, it is the crossroads of the county. As of the 2000 census, the City had a total population of 69,371. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau was 71,704 . Largo was first incorporated in 1905. In 1913, it became the first municipality in Pinellas County to adopt a Council-Manager government. It switched back and forth from "town" to "city" a few times, and became a city again in 1974. It was an exporter of agricultural products until the 1960's when the influx of people began to transform it into a bedroom community. From 1905 to 2005, Largo grew in area from 9/16ths of a square mile to about 17 square miles, and in population from about 300 people to more than 70,000. Largo began as a rural farming community and became the third largest city in Florida's most densely populated county. Largo is sister city to Tosayamada, Kochi, Japan. In...more

Largo Economy

The decline of agriculture with the influx of new residents beginning in the 1960's largely transformed Largo into a bedroom community. Electronics, though important, could not fill the gap left by agriculture. Other light manufacturers fill various niches. The vast majority of jobs in Largo are in services and in retail sales. The health care industry continues to grow to meet the needs of an aging population. Hospitals are among the area's strongest employers. Largo Medical Center Hospital, owned by HCA, was built in 1978. It is the only hospital in Pinellas County with all private rooms. Sun Coast Hospital, a not-for-profit owned by a community foundation, was founded in 1957.

Largo Careers

Among the most common occupations in Largo are Sales and office occupations, 31%; Management, professional, and related occupations, 29%; and Service occupations, 12%. Approximately 82 percent of workers in Largo, Florida work for companies, 7 percent work for the government and 3 percent are self-employed.

Largo Industries

The leading industries in Largo, Florida are Retail trade, 20%; Educational services, and health care, and social assistance, 18%; and Professional, scientific, and management, and administrative and waste management services, 11%. Simply Hired's Largo job listings indicate that the following industries in Largo are hiring the most workers:

Largo Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Largo, Florida is $30,090, and the median income of households in Largo was $36,613.
 

Average Salaries in Largo, FL

Largo, FL

$30,000
 

According to our Largo Trends data, the number of Largo, Florida jobs has decreased by 6% since September 2013.
Largo job trends

Largo Employment Statistics

Population of Largo
Total population 71,269
Male 47.76%
Female 52.24%
Median age 46.5
  
Largo Housing
Owner-occupied homes 65.1%
Median cost of a home $117,100
Median mortgage payment $739
Renter-occupied homes 34.9%
Vacant housing 18.6%
Median monthly rent $745
  
Average Income
Median for all workers $25,075
Median for all male full-time $34,675
Median for all female full-time $25,504
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 8%
$10,000 to $14,999 8%
$15,000 to $24,999 17%
$25,000 to $34,999 14%
$35,000 to $49,999 25%
$50,000 to $74,999 14%
$75,000 to $99,999 8%
$100,000 to $149,999 4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1%
$200,000 or more 1%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 3%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 11%
High school graduate 36%
Some college, no degree 22%
Associate's degree 8%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 6%
  
Marital Status
Never married 23%
Currently married 52%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 15%
  
Race
White 90%
Black or African American 5%
Asian 2%
Other 2%
  
Largo Commute
Carpool 0.0%
Public transportation 0.0%
Average travel time 22 minutes
  

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