Tamarac, FL

Tamarac profile

Living in Tamarac

Tamarac is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 66,721 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 (17.55%), sales jobs (10.95%), and management occupations (8.27%).

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 31.14 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: 26.12% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Tamarac in 2018 was $28,758, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $115,032 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 29.86% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Tamarac include Jamaican, Italian, Haitian, German, and Irish.

Tamarac also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.81%.

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