Information About Pompano Beach

The total estimated population is 403,168. Density is average at 4,385 persons per square mile.

Races of Residents

Population by Race: White: 303,466; Black: 62,292; Two or More Races: 14,004; Asian: 9,641; American Indian: 887; Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander: 204; Other Race: 12,674; Hispanic Population: Hispanic or Latino: 56,741 (14%); Not Hispanic or Latino: 346,427 (86%)

There are 91,748 foreign born residents, of which 40.8% are naturalized citizens.

Most Common Birthplaces

Foreign Born: Haiti: 14,033; Jamaica: 8,482; Colombia: 6,628; Brazil: 5,646; Mexico: 5,274; Canada: 4,647; Peru: 3,137; U.S. Born: Northeast: 128,285; This State: 99,715; Midwest: 38,968; South: 28,291; West: 7,186;

Most Common Foreign Birthplaces in Pompano Beach Most Common US Birthplaces in Pompano Beach

The sex distribution is 49% male and 51% female. The median age is 41 years.

Age Distribution

There are 34,952 married couples with children and 14,303 single-parent households (3,355 men, 10,948 women).

The median household income is $50,641 in 1999 dollars.

Median Household Income Comparisons

U.S.: $41,994; Florida: $38,819; Pompano Beach: $50,641;

11% of the population lives below the poverty line.

Poverty Level Comparisons

U.S.: 12%; Florida: 13%; Pompano Beach: 11%;

Household Income Distribution

In thousands of dollars.

Work Type and Occupations

Work Type: Private wage and salary: 153,089; Government: 17,704; Self-employed: 10,007; Unpaid family work: 586; Occupation: Management, professional, and related: 61,790; Sales and office: 60,484; Professional and related: 32,901; Office and administrative support: 30,694; Service: 29,194; Management, business, and financial operations: 28,889;

Work Types in Pompano Beach Common Occupations in Pompano Beach

The average commute time is 28 minutes to and from work.

Transportation to Work

Car or truck (drove alone): 148,712; Car or truck (carpooled): 22,808; Worked at home: 5,790; Public transportation: 2,825; Walked: 2,067; Bicycle: 764; Motorcycle: 370;

Transportation to work methods in Pompano Beach

Educational Attainment

Percent of population in Pompano Beach.

There are 180,943 housing units, of which 82,795 are single family homes.

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing

All Housing Units: Owner: 110,930; Renter: 48,058; Vacant: 21,955; Owner-Occupied: Mortgaged: 91,784; Not Mortgaged: 19,146;

Owner vs. Renter Occupied Housing in Pompano Beach

The median single family home value is $148,992.

Median Monthly Cost for Mortgaged Homes

U.S.: $1,088; Florida: $1,004; Pompano Beach: $1,359;

Median Rent for Rental Units

U.S.: $519; Florida: $551; Pompano Beach: $764;

The average household size is 3 and the median number of rooms in housing units is 5.

Housing Units By Year Built

1939 or earlier: 1,035; 1940 to 1949: 1,260; 1950 to 1959: 10,716; 1960 to 1969: 26,762; 1970 to 1979: 56,314; 1980 to 1989: 47,361; 1990 to 1994: 18,367; 1995 to 1998: 15,102; 1999 to March 2000: 4,026;

0.3% of homes lack plumbing and 1.2% lack telephone service.

Commonly Used Home Heating Fuel

Electricity: 151,160; No Fuel: 3,950; Utility Gas: 2,647; Bottled, tank, or LP gas: 754;

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