Sunrise, FL

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Living in Sunrise

Sunrise is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 95,166 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Sunrise is the 29th largest community in Florida.

Sunrise is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Sunrise is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Sunrise who work in office and administrative support (15.27%), sales jobs (12.44%), and management occupations (8.87%).

The percentage of people in Sunrise who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.74% of adults in Sunrise have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sunrise in 2018 was $27,379, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $109,516 for a family of four. However, Sunrise contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Sunrise is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Sunrise home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Sunrise residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Sunrise also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 31.76% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sunrise include Jamaican, Haitian, Italian, German, and Irish.

Sunrise also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 41.58%.

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