Coconut Creek, FL

Coconut Creek profile

Living in Coconut Creek

Coconut Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 61,248 people and 11 constituent neighborhoods, Coconut Creek is the 55th largest community in Florida.

Coconut Creek is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Coconut Creek is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coconut Creek who work in office and administrative support (16.46%), sales jobs (13.08%), and management occupations (11.88%).

Also of interest is that Coconut Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

The population of Coconut Creek is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.56% of adults in Coconut Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.

The per capita income in Coconut Creek in 2018 was $32,110, which is upper middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $128,440 for a family of four. However, Coconut Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Coconut Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Coconut Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coconut Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Coconut Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.95% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coconut Creek include Italian, Irish, German, Brazilian, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Coconut Creek's cultural character, accounting for 28.80% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Coconut Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.