Tamarac, FL


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Living in Tamarac

Tamarac is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 64,681 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Tamarac is the 43rd largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Tamarac is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (15.55%), sales jobs (11.86%), and management occupations (8.91%).

One downside of living in Tamarac is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Tamarac, the average commute to work is 30.77 minutes, which is quite a bit 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%: 27.56% of adults in Tamarac have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tamarac in 2010 was $24,348, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $97,392 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 26.65% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tamarac include Italian, Haitian, German, and Irish.

Tamarac also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 34.30%.

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