Hollywood is a relatively large coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 153,067 people and 35 constituent neighborhoods, Hollywood is the 12th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Hollywood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 sales jobs (12.56%), office and administrative support (12.19%), and management occupations (11.68%).
Hollywood 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.
One downside of living in Hollywood, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.34 minutes every day commuting to work.
The percentage of people in Hollywood who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.47% of adults in Hollywood have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Hollywood in 2018 was $31,781, 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 $127,124 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Hollywood, accounting for 40.78% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Hollywood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Hollywood include Italian, Irish, German, Haitian, and English.
Hollywood also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 37.41%.
The most common language spoken in Hollywood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.