Pompano Beach, FL

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Living in Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach is a larger medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 112,118 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Pompano Beach is the 21st largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Pompano Beach isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Pompano Beach are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Pompano Beach is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Pompano Beach who work in sales jobs (13.35%), office and administrative support (10.95%), and maintenance occupations (8.07%).

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

Pompano Beach is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Such areas are often places that visitors and locals go for waterfront activities or taking in the scenery.

In terms of college education, Pompano Beach is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 25.05% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Pompano Beach in 2018 was $28,708, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $114,832 for a family of four. However, Pompano Beach contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Pompano Beach is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pompano Beach home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Pompano Beach residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Pompano Beach also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 22.54% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Pompano Beach include Haitian, German, Irish, Italian, and English.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Pompano Beach's cultural character, accounting for 29.33% of the city’s population.

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