Pompano Beach is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States, along the coast of the Atlantic Ocean, just north of Fort Lauderdale. The nearby Hillsboro Inlet forms part of the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway. Located 35 miles north of Miami, it is a principal city in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach metropolitan area.
Pompano Beach Airpark, located within the city, is the home of the Goodyear Blimp Spirit of Innovation. In recent years, an effort to rejuvenate rundown areas near the city's beach has gained momentum and has stimulated a multibillion-dollar building boom. Community redevelopment agencies were established for the East Atlantic/Beach corridor, as well as for the old downtown and Hammondville/Martin Luther King Jr. corridor.
Companies based in Pompano Beach include Associated Grocers of Florida. Nonprofits include Cross International. Among he largest employers in the city are: Pompano Park; City of Pompano Beach; Broward County Sheriff's Office; Walmart; Publix; Aetna Rx Home Delivery; Point Blank Solutions; Associated Grocers of Florida; Pompano Masonry; FreshPoint.
Pompano Beach has a population of over 111,954 people. Pompano Beach also forms part of the wider Miami metropolitan area which has a population of over 6,198,782 people.