Pembroke Pines is a relatively large city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 169,391 people and 32 constituent neighborhoods, Pembroke Pines is the 11th largest community in Florida.
Housing costs in Pembroke Pines are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in Florida.
Also of interest is that Pembroke Pines has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 8.09% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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 downside of living in Pembroke Pines is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Pembroke Pines, the average commute to work is 32.22 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
The education level of Pembroke Pines citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 35.48% of adults in Pembroke Pines have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Pembroke Pines in 2018 was $34,719, 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 $138,876 for a family of four. However, Pembroke Pines contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Pembroke Pines is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Pembroke Pines home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Pembroke Pines, accounting for 45.13% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Pembroke Pines residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Pembroke Pines include Jamaican, Italian, German, Irish, and Haitian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Pembroke Pines's cultural character, accounting for 36.81% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Pembroke Pines is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.