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Sunrise, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Sunrise had a population of 91,037 as of July 1, 2017. Sunrise ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Sunrise is located at latitude 26.1716 and longitude -80.2616 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sunrise (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.35 sq. miles and a water area of 1.94 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Sunrise (GNIS ID: 2405550) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Sunrise is located within Plantation CCD of Broward County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Sunrise population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Sunrise, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 91,037
Daytime Population: Workers 44,145
Daytime Population: Residents 44,707
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 88,852
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 90,457
Population in Familes 73,283
Population in Group Qrtrs 580
Population Density2 5,570
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $50,654
Average Household Income $65,345
Per Capita Income $25,052


Total Housing Units 39,716 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,812 (60.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,798 (27.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,106 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $177,633
Average Home Value $191,089


Total Households 34,610
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 22,939
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.05% 2.02%
Households 0.88% 1.79%
Families 0.84% 1.85%
Median Household Income   1.85%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Sunrise, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sunrise to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 28 97th
Population Density # 88 91st
Diversity Index # 61 93rd
Median Household Income # 396 57th
Per Capita Income # 504 45th

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