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Overview

Introduction to Pembroke Pines, Florida

Incorporated in 1960, Pembroke Pines is a city located in southeast Broward County on Florida's southern Atlantic Coast. Pembroke Pines is twenty minutes south of Fort Lauderdale, and twenty five minutes north of Miami. Pembroke Pines took its name from its location along Pembroke Road. Pembroke Pines is the second largest city in Broward County and the ninth largest city in Florida.

Pembroke Pines residents have easy access to Port Everglades, the second busiest cruise port in the world, the Port of Miami, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and the Miami International Airport. Major highways in and around Pembroke Pines include: US 27 which gives access to the center of the state and Lake Okeechobee areas, the Florida Turnpike, and I-75.

Pembroke Pines won the National Civic League's coveted "All-America City Award" in 2004 and was a finalist community in 2003. Pembroke Pines also received an "outstanding achievement award" in the "2005 City Livability Awards" Program, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Many of Pembroke Pines schools have received the "Five Star School Award" from the Florida Department of Education as schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement.

Pembroke Pines Arts and Culture

Pembroke Pines provides easy access to all of the leisure time attractions of nearby Miami as well as the entire South Florida metropolitan area. Some attractions of note in and around Pembroke Pines include:

  • A soon to open 450 acre wetland park on Sheridan Street and US 27
  • The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
  • The Broward Museum of Discovery & Science
  • The Calder Race Course
  • The IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum in Dania Beach
  • The International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale
  • The Miami-Hollywood Motorsports Park
  • The Museum of Art, Ft Lauderdale
  • The Pembroke Pines Historical Museum
  • The Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts
  • The South Broward Ballet Theater

Pembroke Pines residents also have easy access to a plethora of professional sports offerings available in South Florida, including:

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

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

People

Total Population 159,920
Male Share of the Population 46.9%
Female Share of the Population 53.1%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 76,824
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 49%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 32.5%
Median Earnings25+ $40,833
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $21,288
Median Earnings With High School Degree $30,142

Wealth

Median Family Income $76,339
% Above Poverty Level 91.6%
% Below Poverty Level 8.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 30 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.7%
% Using Public Transportation 1.3%

Housing

People Living Alone 26.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,411
Median House Value $202,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 57.5%
US/American 0%
English 2.8%
Irish 4.7%

Pembroke Pines Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 15 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33019, 33020, 33023, 33024, 33025, 33026, 33027, 33028, 33029, 33330, 33331, 33332
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33022, 33081, 33082, 33083, 33084
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.002
Longitude -80.224

Pembroke Pines 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 6.9 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 12.3 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
Station PERRINE 4 W
Distance 31.8 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 Pines, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Chapel Lakes (33029)

Hillcrest (33081)

Laud Lakes (33330)

Pembroke Lakes (33026)

Pembroke Pnes (33023, 33024, 33025, 33026, 33027, 33028, 33029, 33084)

South Florida (33082)

Southwest Ranches (33331, 33332, 33330)

West Hollywood (33023)

West Park (33023)

Westside Branch (33330)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cooper City 32,058 $99,910
Davie 95,721 $73,778
Hollywood 145,128 $56,946
Miramar 128,414 $67,772
Pembroke Park 6,220 $40,253

Pembroke Pines Hospitals

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PEMBROKE
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
7800 SHERIDAN STREET
(954) 962-9650
Emergency Service: Yes

MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WEST
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
703 N FLAMINGO ROAD
(954) 436-5000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Pembroke Pines High Schools

(Sorted by Number of Students)

CHARLES W FLANAGAN HIGH SCHOOL
12800 TAFT STREET
954-704-3000
Serves 3,707 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 21.9

CITY/PEMBROKE PINES CHARTER HIGH SCHOOL
17189 SHERIDAN STREET
954-538-3700
A Charter School.
Serves 1,606 students.

THOMPSON ACADEMY
1150 HIBISCUS DRIVE
954-322-4500
Serves 84 students.

SOUTH PINES ACADEMY
8200 S PALM DRIVE
954-322-8056
Serves 76 students.

ELAINE GORDON TREATMENT CENTER
701 HIBISCUS DRIVE
954-966-5951
Serves 50 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 6.3

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