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 66,054 people and 13 constituent neighborhoods, Tamarac is the 43rd largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Tamarac isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Tamarac are a mix 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 (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.

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 30.68 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.

In terms of college education, Tamarac is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.97% of adults 25 and older in the city 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.

In addition, Tamarac has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (36.19%).

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