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Sunrise, FL
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Sunrise profile

Living in Sunrise

Sunrise is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 96,306 people and 18 associated neighborhoods, Sunrise is the 28th largest community in Florida.

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.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 10.01% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

The overall education level of Sunrise citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.09% of adults in Sunrise have at least a bachelor's degree, and the average American community has 21.84%.

The per capita income in Sunrise in 2018 was $33,649, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $134,596 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. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Sunrise, accounting for 34.20% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Sunrise residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. 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: 42.28%.

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