Pompano Beach is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 107,762 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Pompano Beach is the 21st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Pompano Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pompano Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pompano Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Pompano Beach who work in sales jobs (13.71%), office and administrative support (13.37%), and management occupations (8.57%).
Pompano Beach 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.
A lot of people in Pompano Beach take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Pompano Beach, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.
The citizens of Pompano Beach are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 23.11% of adults in Pompano Beach having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pompano Beach in 2010 was $24,829, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,316 for a family of four. However, Pompano Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pompano Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pompano Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pompano Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pompano Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.94% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pompano Beach include Irish, German, Italian, and English.
In addition, Pompano Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (25.08%).
The most common language spoken in Pompano Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French Creole.