Pompano Beach, Florida is a medium-size city with a population of just over 107,000. It's a comfortable place to settle down, as retirees account for a greater percentage of the population (19%) here than they do nationally (14%), while young adults account for a smaller percentage of the city. Homeowners hold a slight majority over renters in Pompano Beach by a slim 53%-47% margin. With an average rent of $1,264/month, exceeding the state average by $111 a month, relatively high rent costs may be playing a role in the higher levels of ownership.
Pompano Beach residents have an average commute of about 27 minutes. Many residents (37%) drive their car to work, while public transportation isn't used much. Relatively few commuters walk to work.
Compared to the national average, Pompano Beach has a relatively high number of residents over the age of 25 who possess a high school degree or GED (23%). In addition, 11% have a Bachelor's degree and 4% possess a Master's degree or Doctorate. There are two primary industries in Pompano Beach: retail and entertainment. Together, these industries make up 13% of the workforce in the city. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 7% of residents work in sales, which ranks as the top career path in the city. Pompano Beach workers take home an average annual income of nearly $59,000, less than the average Florida resident. Pompano Beach's average income also falls below the national average ($73,345).