Pembroke Pines is a relatively large city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 172,374 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Pembroke Pines is the tenth largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Pembroke Pines are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Pembroke Pines is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Pembroke Pines is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Pembroke Pines who work in office and administrative support (17.12%), management occupations (12.92%), and sales jobs (12.87%).
Also of interest is that Pembroke Pines has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One downside of living in Pembroke Pines is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pembroke Pines, the average commute to work is 32.94 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The overall education level of Pembroke Pines citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 33.02% of adults in Pembroke Pines have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.
The per capita income in Pembroke Pines in 2010 was $29,871, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $119,484 for a family of four. However, Pembroke Pines contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pembroke Pines is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pembroke Pines 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 Pembroke Pines, accounting for 42.96% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pembroke Pines residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pembroke Pines include Italian, Jamaican, German, Irish, and Haitian.
In addition, Pembroke Pines has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (35.96%).
The most common language spoken in Pembroke Pines is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.