Hollywood is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 149,728 people and 31 constituent neighborhoods, Hollywood is the 12th largest community in Florida.
Hollywood is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Hollywood is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Hollywood who work in office and administrative support (14.61%), sales jobs (13.01%), and management occupations (10.62%).
One of the nice things about Hollywood 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.
The overall education level of Hollywood is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.78% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hollywood in 2010 was $26,357, 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 $105,428 for a family of four. However, Hollywood contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Hollywood is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hollywood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hollywood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Hollywood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.58% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hollywood include German, Irish, English, and Haitian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Hollywood's cultural character, accounting for 33.25% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Hollywood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.