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Overview

Introduction to Pembroke Park, Florida

Pembroke Park, Florida, in Broward county, is 2 miles SW of Hollywood, Florida (center to center) and 14 miles N of Miami, Florida

Pembroke Park History

The area now known as Pembroke Park was once comprised of quarries, nurseries and mobile home parks. Initially, it was called "Holly Hills", and "Hollywood Ridge Farms." On December 10, 1957, the town was incorporated as "Pembroke Park." Since it was located close to the Florida Turnpike and I-95, Pembroke Park quickly attracted numerous warehouses and other industrial businesses. The town is in Broward County, which was founded on April 30, 1915 and was named in honor of Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, who served as the Governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909.

Pembroke Park and Nearby Attractions

  • Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum.
  • Lowe Art Museum.
  • Barnacle State Historic Site.
  • Flamingo Gardens.
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park.
  • Miami Seaquarium.

Things To Do In Pembroke Park

Pembroke Park offers easy access to numerous museums and historical sites. The Old Fort Lauderdale Village & Museum includes the 1905 Philemon Bryan House, the Old Fort Lauderdale Museum of History, and a pioneer museum. Old Davie School Historical Museum, the Art and Culture Center of Hollywood, the Museum of Discovery and Science, the International Game Fish Association Hall of Fame & Museum and the International Swimming Hall of Fame are all within 10 miles of the town. Barnacle State Historical Site, Bonnet House and Stranahan House are some of the historical sites close to Pembroke Park. At the John U. Lloyd Beach State Recreation Area, visitors can enjoy swimming, boating, fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving and picnicking. The park also includes beaches and nature trails. Hugh Taylor Birch State Park, and Oleta River State Park are other popular parks in the area.

Pembroke Park Transportation

Air transportation is available from the Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport.

Pembroke Park Higher Education

Nova Southeastern University, Barry University and Broward Community College are the nearby colleges.

People

Total Population 6,244
Male Share of the Population 44.4%
Female Share of the Population 55.6%
Senior Citizens 12.8%
Employed Population 16+ 2,526
Age of the Population 34

Families

% of people married 36.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $40,203
% Above Poverty Level 75.9%
% Below Poverty Level 24.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 3.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 29.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,004
Median House Value $69,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 39.1%
US/American 0%
English 0.8%
Irish 0.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Pembroke Park Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles SW of Hollywood, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 14 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33009, 33021, 33023
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 25.987
Longitude -80.175

Pembroke Park 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 FORT LAUDERDALE
Distance 7.9 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 12.6 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
Station PERRINE 4 W
Distance 32.3 miles
Jan Temp 55 to 76 F
Apr Temp 63 to 83 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Pembroke Park, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Golden Isles (33009)

Hallandale Beach (33009)

Pembroke Pnes (33023)

West Hollywood (33023)

West Park (33023)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Aventura 37,357 $82,283
Golden Beach 709 $158,125
Hollywood 146,791 $56,057
Miramar 131,384 $68,199
Pembroke Pines 162,243 $76,365

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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