Pembroke Pines, FL


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Pembroke Pines is a relatively large city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 166,611 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 87.84% 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 (16.77%), sales jobs (15.09%), and management occupations (12.27%).

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.

In Pembroke Pines, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.70 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Pembroke Pines 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: 32.45% of adults in Pembroke Pines have a college degree.

The per capita income in Pembroke Pines in 2010 was $28,498, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $113,992 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. The greatest number of Pembroke Pines residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pembroke Pines also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 43.73% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pembroke Pines include German, Irish, Jamaican, and Haitian.

In addition, Pembroke Pines has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (35.26%).

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