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 61,248 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Coconut Creek is the 55th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coconut Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. 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 (16.46%), sales jobs (13.08%), and management occupations (11.88%).

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 population of Coconut Creek is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.56% of adults in Coconut Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Coconut Creek in 2018 was $32,110, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,440 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 22.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coconut Creek include Italian, Irish, German, Brazilian, and Polish.

In addition, Coconut Creek has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.80%).

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