Coconut Creek, FL


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Coconut Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 59,302 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Coconut Creek is the 55th largest community in Florida.

Coconut Creek is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.60% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Coconut Creek is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coconut Creek who work in office and administrative support (15.51%), sales jobs (14.81%), and management occupations (10.23%).

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.

The overall education level of Coconut Creek citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.88% of adults in Coconut Creek have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Coconut Creek in 2010 was $28,217, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $112,868 for a family of four. However, Coconut Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Coconut Creek is a very 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 23.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coconut Creek include Irish, German, Russian, and Polish.

In addition, Coconut Creek has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.83%).

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