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 39,831 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Hallandale Beach is the 77th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Hallandale Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Hallandale Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Hallandale Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hallandale Beach who work in sales jobs (14.26%), office and administrative support (12.36%), and management occupations (11.03%).
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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
Many people in Hallandale Beach take advantage of public transportation to get around. In fact, for the size of the city, the number of people who use the bus to commute to work is quite high. This helps to fill a need among Hallandale Beach citizens for affordable transportation.
In terms of college education, Hallandale Beach is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 30.62% of adults in Hallandale Beach have a college degree.
The per capita income in Hallandale Beach in 2010 was $25,466, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $101,864 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 35.46% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hallandale Beach include Italian, Russian, Haitian, Irish, and German.
In addition, Hallandale Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (48.28%).
The most common language spoken in Hallandale Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.