Pembroke Pines has the 123rd largest population in the United States. The population grew by 8.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Pembroke Pines is part of the Miami metro area. Unemployment in the Miami area is 4%, which is higher than the national average, and is getting better. Miami has the 12th largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Pembroke Pines is below average at $45,130, and the median cost of a home in Pembroke Pines is $202,800, which is above the national average. 32% of workers in Pembroke Pines hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 90% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Pembroke Pines. 79% of Pembroke Pines workers drive to work alone, 2% take public transit, 9% carpool, and 7% walk. People in Pembroke Pines spend an average of 29 minutes commuting to work, which is longer than the national average of 26 minutes.