Brandon, FL

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Living in Brandon

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 (17.04%), sales jobs (11.12%), and management occupations (9.39%).

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 that you will notice about Brandon is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Brandon a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.

The overall education level of Brandon citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.20% 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 2010 was $28,087, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,348 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 25.38% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brandon include German, Irish, English, Italian, and French.

In addition, Brandon has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (15.54%).

The most common language spoken in Brandon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.