Coconut Creek, FL

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 57,833 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Coconut Creek is the 61st 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 (18.28%), sales jobs (12.97%), and management occupations (11.24%).

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.25% 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.

The citizens of Coconut Creek are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.43% of adults in Coconut Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Coconut Creek in 2018 was $39,424, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,696 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 23.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coconut Creek include Italian, Irish, German, Brazilian, and Jamaican.

Coconut Creek also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 29.58%.

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