Brandon is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 111,054 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Brandon is the 18th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Brandon is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Brandon is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandon who work in office and administrative support (18.53%), sales jobs (11.40%), and management occupations (9.97%).
Also of interest is that Brandon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing noticeable about Brandon, although not a huge town, is that it has a large population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. That’s because Brandon is full of single people in their 20s and 30s and who have undergraduate or graduate degrees and are starting careers in professional occupations. This makes Brandon a pretty good place for young, educated career starters looking to find many people like themselves, with good opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The education level of Brandon citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 29.71% of adults in Brandon have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brandon in 2010 was $27,248, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,992 for a family of four. However, Brandon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brandon is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Brandon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brandon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brandon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 26.03% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brandon include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
The most common language spoken in Brandon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.