LIVING IN PLANTATION
Plantation is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 94,288 people and 18 constituent neighbourhoods, Plantation is the 28th largest community in Florida.
Plantation home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida but Plantation real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Plantation is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead of having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Plantation is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Plantation who work in an office and administrative support (13.76%), sales jobs (13.47%), and management occupations (12.95%).
Also of interest is that Plantation has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One thing that you will notice about Plantation is that there is a good-sized population of people who are young, single, educated, and upwardly-mobile career starters. Many singles consider Plantation 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 Plantation ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Plantation, 43.19% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Plantation in 2018 was $36,216, which is upper-middle-income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,864 for a family of four. However, Plantation contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Plantation is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Plantation home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Plantation residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Plantation also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 25.75% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Plantation include Jamaican, German, Irish, Italian, and English.
Foreign-born people are also an important part of Plantation's cultural character, accounting for 31.52% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Plantation is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.