Demographics

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The following information is taken from the first published data series from Census 2010. These data were obtained by a survey of all households in the City of Sunrise, conducted in March 2010 by the U.S. Census Bureau.

Population

  • In 2010, the City of Sunrise had a total population of 84,439, ranking as the ninth-largest municipality in Broward County.
  • In 2018, the City had a total estimated population of 91,865, making Sunrise the eighth largest municipality in Broward County.
  • Census 2010 showed a slight population decline of 1.6% - or 1,340 residents - since Census 2000.

    Ethnicity
  • In 2010, the City had a minority-majority population: 37% of residents (31,016) are white non-Hispanic.
  • 31% of residents (25,950) are black non-Hispanic, including African-Americans and persons of Caribbean descent.
  • 25% of residents (21,621) are Hispanic.

    Age
  • 22% of residents (18,879) are under 18 years of age. The remainder of residents(65,560) are 18 or older.

    Housing
  • In 2010, there were 33,438 households (including families and persons living alone) in Sunrise, and 37,609 single- and multi-family housing units.
  • The number of occupied units increased slightly between 2000 and 2010, suggesting a decrease in average household size.