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 39,847 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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hallandale Beach who work in sales jobs (12.67%), management occupations (10.20%), and food service (10.19%).
Another notable thing is that Hallandale Beach is an extremely popular destination for tourists and seasonal residents. So much of the population is seasonal such that the city’s population swells significantly during the vacation season, and drops again when the season ends. Because of this, much of the local economy is centered around tourism; some businesses may be operated only during the high season. During the low season, year-round residents will notice that the city is a substantially quieter place to live.
One of the nice things about Hallandale Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
One downside of living in Hallandale Beach, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.62 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
A lot of people in Hallandale Beach take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Hallandale Beach, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The education level of Hallandale Beach citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.01% of adults in Hallandale Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hallandale Beach in 2018 was $28,894, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,576 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 35.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hallandale Beach include Italian, Russian, Haitian, German, and Romanian.
In addition, Hallandale Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (48.49%).
The most common language spoken in Hallandale Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.