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 112,118 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Pompano Beach is the 21st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Pompano Beach is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pompano Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pompano Beach who work in sales jobs (13.35%), office and administrative support (10.95%), and maintenance occupations (8.07%).
Also of interest is that Pompano Beach has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One of the nice things about Pompano Beach is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.
In terms of college education, Pompano Beach is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.05% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Pompano Beach in 2018 was $28,708, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,832 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 22.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pompano Beach include Haitian, German, Irish, Italian, and English.
Pompano Beach also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 29.33%.
The most common language spoken in Pompano Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.