Brandon is a larger medium-sized town located in the state of Florida. With a population of 114,626 people and 25 constituent neighborhoods, Brandon is the 19th largest community in Florida.
Brandon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Brandon is a town of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Brandon who work in office and administrative support (14.93%), sales jobs (11.38%), and management occupations (9.42%).
Also of interest is that Brandon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Brandon telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.47% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
One thing that you will notice about Brandon is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Brandon a good place to live without being in a really big city, with opportunities for friendships and fun with others like themselves.
The education level of Brandon citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 32.48% of adults in Brandon have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Brandon in 2018 was $30,893, which is middle income relative to Florida, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $123,572 for a family of four. However, Brandon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Brandon is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Brandon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Brandon residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Brandon also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.76% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Brandon include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.
In addition, Brandon has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (17.11%).
The most common language spoken in Brandon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Langs. of India.