Pompano Beach, FL

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Living in Pompano Beach

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 111,954 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Pompano Beach is the 21st largest community in Florida.

Pompano Beach is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 (13.18%), office and administrative support (11.84%), and food service (8.50%).

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. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Pompano Beach use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Pompano Beach‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding taxis. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The education level of Pompano Beach citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 24.12% of adults in Pompano Beach have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pompano Beach in 2010 was $27,165, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $108,660 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 20.79% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pompano Beach include Haitian, German, Irish, Italian, and English.

In addition, Pompano Beach has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (28.22%).

The most common language spoken in Pompano Beach is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.