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Margate, FL
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Margate profile

Living in Margate

Margate is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 58,209 people and 13 associated neighborhoods, Margate is the 60th largest community in Florida.

Also of interest is that Margate has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.23% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

One downside of living in Margate, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.68 minutes every day commuting to work.

In terms of college education, Margate is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.49% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Margate in 2018 was $32,707, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $130,828 for a family of four. However, Margate contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Margate is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Margate home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Margate residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Margate also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.40% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Margate include Jamaican, Italian, Haitian, German, and Irish.

In addition, Margate has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (37.39%).

The most common language spoken in Margate is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.