Coconut Creek is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 57,833 people and 12 constituent neighborhoods, Coconut Creek is the 61st largest community in Florida.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Coconut Creek is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Coconut Creek is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Coconut Creek who work in office and administrative support (18.28%), sales jobs (12.97%), and management occupations (11.24%).
Also of interest is that Coconut Creek has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 7.25% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.
The population of Coconut Creek is very well educated relative to most cities and towns in the nation, where the average community has 21.84% of its adult population holding a 4-year degree or higher: 34.43% of adults in Coconut Creek have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Coconut Creek in 2018 was $39,424, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $157,696 for a family of four. However, Coconut Creek contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Coconut Creek is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Coconut Creek home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Coconut Creek residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Coconut Creek also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Coconut Creek include Italian, Irish, German, Brazilian, and Jamaican.
In addition, Coconut Creek has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (29.58%).
The most common language spoken in Coconut Creek is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.