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, Brandon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Brandon are a mix 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 (15.79%), sales jobs (11.69%), and management occupations (9.05%).
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.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.88% 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.
Another interesting thing about Brandon, despite not being a huge town, is that there is a relatively high proportion of people living here who are young, single, and upwardly-mobile professionals. This makes it a good choice for other relocating single professionals. Here, these young singles will find many others like themselves, with opportunities for friendships, socializing, romance, and fun.
The overall education level of Brandon citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.83% of adults in Brandon have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Brandon in 2018 was $29,291, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $117,164 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 26.32% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brandon include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.
Brandon also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 16.40%.
The most common language spoken in Brandon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.