Sunrise, FL


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Sunrise is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 92,700 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 (18.61%), sales jobs (14.19%), and management occupations (9.51%).

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: 25.14% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Sunrise in 2010 was $23,515, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $94,060 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 White, followed by Black or African-American. Sunrise also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 29.37% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Sunrise include Haitian, Italian, German, and Irish.

In addition, Sunrise has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (37.27%).

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