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Overview

Introduction to Coral Springs, Florida

Chartered in 1963, Coral Springs is a city on Florida's southern Atlantic coast, located in northeastern Broward County. Coral Springs is thirty minutes northwest of Fort Lauderdale, twenty minutes northwest of Pompano Beach, and fifty minutes northwest of Miami.

Coral Springs is only thirty minutes from the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and thirty-five minutes from Port Everglades, the second busiest cruise port in the world. Major highways in and around Coral Springs include: the Florida Turnpike and the Sawgrass Expressway.

Many of Coral Springs schools have received the "Five Star School Award" from the Florida Department of Education as schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement.

Coral Springs Arts and Culture

Coral Springs provides easy access to all of the fun and leisure attractions of nearby Fort Lauderdale, Miami, and all of the South Florida metropolitan area. Some attractions of note in and around Coral Springs include:

  • The Calder Race Course
  • The Coral Springs Center for the Arts
  • The Coral Springs Museum of Art
  • The IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum in Dania Beach
  • The International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale
  • The Museum of Art, Ft Lauderdale
  • The Sportsplex at Coral Springs which includes:

    • The Coral Springs Aquatic Complex
    • The Coral Springs Tennis Center
    • Incredible Ice - Twin Ice Rinks
    • The Coral Springs Golf Driving Range & Teaching Center
    • "Dr. Paul's Pet Care Center" Dog Park
    • The Sawgrass Nature Center and Wildlife Hospital

Coral Springs also has over fifty regional and community parks throughout the city for recreation and leisure. Many park facilities have an extensive array of sports facilities, including aquatics, soccer, baseball, softball, football, basketball, tennis, golf, volleyball, lacrosse, horseshoes, and bocci ball. In addition, many of the Coral Springs parks also provide passive areas and natural settings for more leisurely recreation.

Coral Springs residents also have easy access to all of the professional sports offerings in South Florida, including:

  • The Florida Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
  • The Jupiter Hammerheads and the Palm Beach Cardinals of Minor League Baseball (MiLB). The Hammerheads are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the Florida Marlins, and the Cardinals are a Class A Advanced affiliate of the St. Louis Cardinals.
  • The Miami Heat of the NBA.
  • The Miami Dolphins of the National Football League (NFL).
  • The Florida Panthers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
  • Miami FC of the United Soccer League's (USL) USL First Division.

For college sports fans, nearby Miami is home to college football's Orange Bowl every January.

People

Total Population 125,150
Male Share of the Population 48.5%
Female Share of the Population 51.5%
Senior Citizens 9%
Employed Population 16+ 63,520
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 35.1%
Median Earnings25+ $38,527
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,712
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,882

Wealth

Median Family Income $71,854
% Above Poverty Level 89.9%
% Below Poverty Level 10.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 4.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.5%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 17.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,295
Median House Value $269,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.2%
US/American 0.1%
English 5%
Irish 9.7%

Coral Springs Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 34 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33065, 33067, 33071, 33073, 33076
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33075, 33077
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.27
Longitude -80.27

Coral Springs Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station POMPANO BEACH
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 58 to 77 F
Apr Temp 66 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 71 to 87 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Station FORT LAUDERDALE
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
Station HIALEAH
Distance 30.3 miles
Jan Temp 62 to 78 F
Apr Temp 70 to 84 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 74 to 87 F
Annual Precip 66 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Coconut Creek 55,590 $65,898
Margate 54,929 $53,103
North Lauderdale 42,354 $44,349
Parkland 25,895 $131,509
Sunrise 88,391 $58,233
Tamarac 62,478 $52,918

Coral Springs Hospitals

CORAL SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
3000 CORAL HILLS DRIVE
(954) 344-3000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Coral Springs High Schools

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J. P. TARAVELLA HIGH SCHOOL
10600 RIVERSIDE DRIVE
954-344-2300
Serves 3,449 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22

CORAL SPRINGS HIGH SCHOOL
7201 W SAMPLE ROAD
754-322-0500
Serves 2,918 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.8

CITY OF CORAL SPRINGS CHARTER
3205 N UNIVERSITY DRIVE
954-340-4100
A Charter School.
Serves 1,613 students.

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