The mid-sized city of Brandon, Florida is home to just over 113,000 residents. The city's population, with an average age of just over 37, skews younger than most cities in Florida. A slight majority of residents own their homes (54%) as opposed to renting (46%) in Brandon. At $1,186/month, the average rent is roughly equal to the state average.
Brandon residents have an average commute of about 29 minutes. Driving a car or truck is the most common way to get to work, chosen by 46% of residents, while public transportation is not used widely. A small percentage of residents commute to work on foot.
Compared to the national average (5%), Brandon has a relatively high percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have earned an Associate's degree (7%). Additionally, 21% have a Bachelor's, Master's, Professional, or Doctoral degree. There are plenty of industries from which to choose in Brandon. The four most common are retail, healthcare, finance, and entertainment. Combined, these industries account for 26% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many workers in these industries are in sales, which ranks as the top field in the city. With an average annual income of just under $70,000, Brandon workers bring in slightly more than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income, however, is roughly on par with the national average ($73,345).