Saturday, January 12, 2013

About Pompano Beach

Pompano Beach holds a captivating history because it played an important role of the expansion of Southern Florida. Dominated by the Seminole Indians as the early quest for American soil increased, forts, including Fort Lauderdale, were built for protection of early settlers.
Located approximately 33 miles from both Miami and Palm Beach, Pompano Beach is in the center of activity and fun! The city is only 12 miles from Ft. Lauderdale Airport and surrounded by an abundance of attractions and shopping centers. Living in Pompano Beach affords the enjoyment of a tranquil seaside atmosphere with the benefits of close by city life. It’s a perfect, win-win way to live!
Pompano Beach offers all the water attractions you can imagine. Boating, fishing, swimming, and diving are available at the tip of your fingers. Over 2,000 places to stay, eat, and entertain are accessible for tourists. 3 ½ miles of perfect beaches are only a stroll away!
Pompano Beach has everything you could need or want. What are you waiting for? Come join the fun!
General Information
  • 24.2 square miles of landmass
  • Time Zone: Eastern
  • Median age range: 42
  • Median household income: $39,011
  • Median house value: $215,700
  • Average property taxes on houses owing a mortgage: $2,148
  • Average rent: $1,034
  • Average travel time to work: 25 minutes
  • Over 21% of residents carried their education to a college degree
  • 46% of residents are married
  • Average summer temperature: 92degrees
  • Average winter temperature: 76 degrees
  • Average yearly precipitation: 58 inches
Employment Industries
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
Employment Occupations
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Construction trades workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4%)
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