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 95,458 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 (15.36%), sales jobs (12.37%), and management occupations (8.79%).

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.

In terms of college education, Sunrise is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.53% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sunrise in 2010 was $26,343, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $105,372 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 30.91% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sunrise include Jamaican, Haitian, German, Italian, and Irish.

Sunrise also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 39.62%.

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