Sunrise is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 94,323 people and 17 constituent neighborhoods, Sunrise is the 29th largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities, Sunrise isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Sunrise are a mix of both white- and blue-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 (17.85%), sales jobs (12.18%), and management occupations (9.59%).
Also of interest is that Sunrise has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The percentage of people in Sunrise who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.85% of adults in Sunrise have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Sunrise in 2010 was $24,853, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $99,412 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 29.39% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sunrise include Jamaican, Haitian, Italian, German, and Irish.
In addition, Sunrise has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (38.41%).
The most common language spoken in Sunrise is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.