Hallandale Beach is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 39,488 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Hallandale Beach is the 77th largest community in Florida.
Hallandale Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hallandale Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hallandale Beach who work in sales jobs (15.71%), office and administrative support (13.23%), and maintenance occupations (8.79%).
Another notable thing is that Hallandale Beach is an extremely popular vacation destination. A significant portion of the population is seasonal. During the vacation season, the city experiences a large influx of people who take up residence in second homes they own in the area. As the vacation season ends, the population drops again, leaving behind a substantially quieter and smaller city.
Hallandale Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.
Hallandale Beach has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Hallandale Beach has quite a high level of public transit users. Hallandale Beach’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.
The education level of Hallandale Beach citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 30.29% of adults in Hallandale Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hallandale Beach in 2010 was $25,392, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $101,568 for a family of four. However, Hallandale Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hallandale Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hallandale Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hallandale Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hallandale Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.96% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hallandale Beach include Russian, Haitian, Irish, and Romanian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hallandale Beach's cultural character, accounting for 46.92% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Hallandale Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Russian.