Coconut Creek, FL

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Coconut Creek profile

Living in Coconut Creek

Coconut Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 61,361 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Coconut Creek is the 55th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Coconut Creek isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Coconut Creek are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coconut Creek is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coconut Creek who work in office and administrative support (16.13%), sales jobs (14.42%), and management occupations (11.12%).

Also of interest is that Coconut Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In terms of college education, Coconut Creek 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: 33.38% of adults in Coconut Creek have a college degree.

The per capita income in Coconut Creek in 2018 was $31,280, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $125,120 for a family of four. However, Coconut Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Coconut Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Coconut Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coconut Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Coconut Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coconut Creek include Italian, German, Irish, Brazilian, and Polish.

Coconut Creek also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 28.35%.

The most common language spoken in Coconut Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.