Tamarac is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 65,669 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Tamarac is the 43rd largest community in Florida.
Tamarac is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Tamarac is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Tamarac who work in office and administrative support (16.33%), sales jobs (12.56%), and management occupations (8.07%).
Also of interest is that Tamarac has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In Tamarac, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.68 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.
The percentage of people in Tamarac who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 27.97% of adults in Tamarac have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Tamarac in 2010 was $25,673, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $102,692 for a family of four. However, Tamarac contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Tamarac is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Tamarac home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Tamarac residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Tamarac also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.53% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tamarac include Jamaican, Italian, Haitian, Irish, and German.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Tamarac's cultural character, accounting for 36.19% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Tamarac is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.