Pompano Beach, Florida

Pompano Beach: The second most populous city in Broward County, Florida. It is located on the Atlantic Ocean in southeastern Florida. Pompano Beach is known for its many beaches, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the International Fishing Pier and the Pompano Beach Historical Museum.

About

Pompano Beach is a city located in the county of Broward in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 99,845 and a population density of 1,560 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 112,360 inhabitants.

The city was created 144 years ago in 1879.

Pompano Beach is a city in Broward County along the coast of Southeast Florida between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton. With a population around 110,000, it is one of the larger cities in the county.

Beaches and Recreation

Pompano Beach is renowned for its beautiful stretch of golden sand beach lined with swaying palm trees. Popular activities include swimming, snorkeling, surfing, and fishing. The Pompano Beach Fishing Pier is one of the longest on the Atlantic coast. The city also boasts an extensive system of parks and trails.

Economy and Culture

The economy includes marine, manufacturing, and technology industries. Major companies are based at the Pompano Beach Airpark. There is also a thriving arts and cultural scene centered around the Pompano Beach Cultural Center. Annual events include the Pompano Beach Seafood Festival.

Tourism

In addition to the beach, Pompano Beach draws many tourists to attractions like the Hillsboro Lighthouse, the Sample-McDougald House, and the Butler House. Golf courses, sport fishing, scuba diving, and shopping at the Palm-Aire Marketplace mall also attract visitors throughout the year.

Climate

Pompano Beach has a tropical climate with hot, humid summers and mild, dry winters. The average year-round temperature is 75°F. Peak hurricane season runs from August through October.

Cost of Living

While not cheap, Pompano Beach offers better cost of living value compared to communities farther south in South Florida. There are options for condos, single-family homes, and apartments at various price points. The city provides great weather, natural areas, and amenities to complement the beach lifestyle.

Pompano Beach locator map
Location of Pompano Beach on Florida map.

Quick Facts about Pompano Beach

Population : 112,360 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Broward County
Area : 64 km2
Altitude : 13 feet / 4 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1880 (144 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 00:03:41 (15th June 2024)
Postal code : 33060
Density : 1,756 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.14% (2010-2020)
Briney Avenue  Pompano Beach - Panorama image
Briney Avenue Pompano Beach - Panorama
Briney Avenue  Pompano Beach - Panorama image

Geography

Pompano Beach is located at 26°14'16"N 80°7'29"W (26.2378600, -80.1247700).

Pompano Beach map

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Demographics

The population of Pompano Beach increased by 11.14% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 99,845 - census
2011 101,756 1.88% estimation process
2012 102,888 1.1% estimation process
2013 104,183 1.24% estimation process
2014 105,500 1.25% estimation process
2015 106,937 1.34% estimation process
2016 109,358 2.21% estimation process
2017 110,354 0.9% estimation process
2018 111,636 1.15% estimation process
2019 112,118 0.43% estimation process
2020 112,360 0.22% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 17,239
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 16,609
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 3.8%
April 1, 2020 Population : 17,478
April 1, 2010 Population : 16,612
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.0%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.7%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 49.7%
White only, percent : 85.5%
Black or African American alone, percent : 10.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 1.1%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 1.7%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 24.5%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 62.8%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,095
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 8.4%
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,829

Pompano Beach zip code is 33060. County name: Broward, County fips: 12011

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Economic Facts

Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,829
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 80.6%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $138,700
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,375
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $471
2015-2019 median gross rent : $873
Permits for construction, 2020 : 23
2015-2019 Households : 6,036
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.74
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 88.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.6%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.6%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 22.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 60.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 53.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,928
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,830
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 108,640
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 151,643
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,135
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.1
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $54,744
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $27,227
Percentage of people living in poverty : 10.7%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 406
2019 total employment : 6,538
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 371,637
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 8.6%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,562
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,819
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 940
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 530
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 369
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,377
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 83
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,636
2010 population per square mile : 26.4
2010 land area in square miles : 629.02
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 59.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $73,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $980
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $429
2015-2019 median gross rent : $707
2015-2019 Households : 2,486
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.78
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.3%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 29.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 78.3%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 64.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 73.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 10.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 27.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 48.5%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,372
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 203,433
2012 total retail sales per capita : $27,041
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $36,565
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $18,760
Percentage of people living in poverty : 26.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 612
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 270
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 177
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 174
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 348
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 30
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 512
2010 population per square mile : 1,036.5
2010 land area in square miles : 7.20

Best Things to Do in Pompano Beach

1 Beach at Pompano Beach

Rating: 4.4 (36)

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2 EZride Surf School

Rating: 5 (31)

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EZride Surf School

3 Stonewall Beach

Rating: 5 (4)

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Stonewall Beach

Where ot Eat in Pompano Beach

1 Little Caesars Pizza

Rating: 3.4 (660)

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Little Caesars Pizza

2 Burger King

Rating: 3.2 (636)

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Burger King

3 Dunkin'

Rating: 3.3 (466)

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4 Dunkin'

Rating: 4.1 (415)

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Dunkin'

Where to Stay in Pompano Beach

1 Club Wyndham Palm-Aire

Rating: 4.3 (2723)

2601 Palm Aire Dr N, Pompano Beach, FL 33069, United States ➦ Show Map

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2 Royal Flamingo Villas

Rating: 4.5 (119)

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Royal Flamingo Villas

3 WorldMark

Rating: 4.1 (35)

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Other Places in Pompano Beach

1 City Hall Of Pompano Beach

Rating: 4.1 (23)

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City Hall Of Pompano Beach

2 Agriculture & Consumer Services

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People born in Pompano Beach (38)

People born in Pompano Beach, including actress Esther Rolle, basketball player Eddie Jones, football player, defensive back, cornerback Al Harris, .

List

  • Mike Fiers (baseball player) he was born in 15/06/1985
  • Terry Szopinski (American professional wrestler) he was born in 28/03/1962
  • Zach Moss (American basketball player) he was born in 14/07/1981
  • Josh Bynes (American football player) he was born in 24/08/1989
  • Danielle DiLorenzo (American model) she was born in 03/06/1981
  • Barry Krauss (American football player) he was born in 17/03/1957
  • Clint Session (American football player) he was born in 22/09/1984
  • Carlton Rose (American football player (1962-2006)) he was born in 08/02/1962
  • Chuck Goggin (American baseball player) he was born in 07/07/1945
  • Don Blackmon (American football player and coach) he was born in 14/03/1958
  • Jermaine Walker (American basketball player) he was born in 05/04/1977
  • Jerome McDougle (Player of American football) he was born in 15/12/1978
  • Kenny Boynton (American basketball player) he was born in 12/05/1991
  • Kevin McDougal (American football player) he was born in 29/05/1972
  • Perry Thurston Jr. (Florida State Representative) he was born in 30/01/1961
  • Pete Marino (American soccer player) he was born in 23/04/1973
  • Rubin Carter (American football player) he was born in 12/12/1952
  • Stockar McDougle (American football player) he was born in 11/01/1977

Schools in Pompano Beach

College & universities near Pompano Beach, FL

Code Name City ZIP
488332 Hope College of Arts and Sciences Pompano Beach (FL) 33069-3240
491534 Pets Playground Grooming School Pompano Beach (FL) 33062-3705
484039 McDougle Technical Institute Pompano Beach (FL) 33062-1000
387925 Cortiva Institute-Pompano Pompano Beach (FL) 33064
135559 Merryfield School of Pet Grooming Oakland Park (FL) 33334-4925

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pompano Beach, FL

Code Name Address Type
DFB Deerfield Beach 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd RAIL
FTL Fort Lauderdale 200 S.W. 21 Terrace RAIL
DLB Delray Beach 345 South Congress Ave RAIL
HOL Hollywood 3001 Hollywood Blvd RAIL
MIA Miami Intermodal Center 8303 NW 37th Ave RAIL

Post offices near Pompano Beach

Post Office Name City ZIP
Tropical R Post Office Pompano Beach (FL) 33060
Pompano Beach Post Office Pompano Beach (FL) 33069
Lighthouse Poin Post Office Lighthouse Point (FL) 33064
Marga Post Office Margate (FL) 33063
Coral Ridg Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33306

Other cities in Broward County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Broward County , FL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Fort Lauderdale 184,245 The second most populous city in Broward County, Florida.
Pembroke Pines 174,414 The fifth most populous city in Florida.
Hollywood 154,611 A census-designated place in Broward County, Florida.
Miramar 141,150 The seventh most populous city in Florida.
Coral Springs 133,519 The fourth most populous city in Broward County, Florida.
Davie 106,621 Town in Florida, United States
Plantation 96,351 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Sunrise 94,851 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Deerfield Beach 81,290 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Lauderhill 71,582 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Weston 71,086 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Tamarac 67,112 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Coconut Creek 61,128 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Margate 58,734 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Oakland Park 45,070 A city in Broward County, Florida.
North Lauderdale 44,203 A city in Broward County, Florida.

Distance to Other Cities

Pompano Beach distances to largest Florida cities