Plantation is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 93,909 people and 18 constituent neighborhoods, Plantation is the 28th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Plantation 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.
Plantation is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 86.39% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Plantation is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plantation who work in office and administrative support (15.16%), management occupations (14.29%), and sales jobs (13.72%).
Also of interest is that Plantation has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Plantation is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Plantation a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
Plantation is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 42.79% of adults in Plantation have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.
The per capita income in Plantation in 2010 was $35,897, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $143,588 for a family of four. However, Plantation contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Plantation is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Plantation home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plantation residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Plantation also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.27% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Plantation include German, Italian, Jamaican, Irish, and English.
In addition, Plantation has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (30.26%).
The most common language spoken in Plantation is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.