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Overview

Introduction to Cooper City, Florida

Cooper City, Florida, in Broward county, is 2 miles W of Davie, Florida (center to center) and 20 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is considered part of the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area.

Cooper City History

Cooper City was founded by Morris Cooper, a well-known businessman. The Seminole Indians were among the first settlers in Cooper City, and Fort Lauderdale was the first permanent settlement based along the New River. Cooper City is a municipal corporation created by the Special Act of the Florida Legislature on June 20, 1959. Mail arrived in the late 1800s, and local residents operated on the New River Ferry and the Florida East Coast Railway to Miami.

Cooper City and Nearby Attractions

  • Tree Tops Park.
  • Optimist Club of Cooper City.
  • Hollywood Beach.
  • Orangebrook Golf Country Club.
  • Art and Culture Center of Hollywood.
  • Anne Kolb Nature Center.

Things To Do In Cooper City

There are numerous parks and sports complexes in the city that offer great recreational activities. The parks have huge playgrounds ideal for children. The sports complexes have basketball, volleyball and tennis courts. The Forest Lake Park and the Ted Ferone Park are the perfect places to go on a picnic with family and friends. The community centers also arrange for summer and winter camps for schoolchildren.

Cooper City Transportation

The city is served by the Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport.

Cooper City Higher Education

The closest college is Nova Southeastern University.

Demographics

People

Total Population34,364
Male Share of the Population48.3%
Female Share of the Population51.7%
Senior Citizens11%
Employed Population 16+17,833
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married55.7%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher43.2%
Median Earnings25+$46,550
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$32,222
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,492

Wealth

Median Family Income$103,865
% Above Poverty Level95.6%
% Below Poverty Level4.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home6.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.6%
% Using Public Transportation0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone14.2%
Median Gross Rent$1,768
Median House Value$319,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.5%
Italian11.5%
Irish9.9%
German9.6%
English5.7%
West Indian3.6%
Polish3.4%
Russian3.3%
French Except Basque2.1%
Jamaican1.6%
Scottish1.2%
Arab1%
Swedish0.9%
Haitian0.9%
Dutch0.8%
Hungarian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Portuguese0.6%
Romanian0.6%
Trinidad Tobago0.6%
Greek0.5%
Israeli0.4%
Canadian0.4%
Czech0.4%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Egyptian0.3%
Bahamian0.2%
Welsh0.2%
Guyanese0.2%
Iranian0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Palestinian0.1%
Lebanese0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Swiss0.1%
Turkish0.1%
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Cooper City Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broward County
Standard Zip Codes33328, 33330
P.O. Box Zip Codes33329
Phone Area Codes954, 754
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.07
Approximate Longitude-80.28

Cooper City Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFORT LAUDERDALE
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp59 to 76 F
Apr Temp66 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp72 to 86 F
Annual Precip64.1 inches
StationHIALEAH
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp62 to 78 F
Apr Temp70 to 84 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp74 to 87 F
Annual Precip66 inches
StationPERRINE 4 W
Distance34.3 miles
Jan Temp55 to 76 F
Apr Temp63 to 83 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davie98,717$79,045
Lauderhill70,452$42,870
Miramar133,741$68,103
Pembroke Pines164,753$79,207
Plantation90,878$79,119
Sunrise91,177$60,238

Cooper City Hospitals

High Point Treatment Center
5960 Sw 106th Ave
(954) 680-2700
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Cooper City Public Schools

Cooper City Elementary School
5080 Sw 92nd Ave
(754) 323-5200
Primary
Total Enrollment 735
Cooper City High School
9401 Stirling Rd
(754) 323-0200
High
Total Enrollment 2275
Pioneer Middle School
5350 Sw 90th Ave
(754) 323-4100
Middle
Total Enrollment 1380
Griffin Elementary School
5050 Sw 116th Ave
(754) 323-5900
Primary
Total Enrollment 546
Embassy Creek Elementary School
10905 Se Lake Blvd
(754) 323-5550
Primary
Total Enrollment 947

Cooper City Private Schools

Lycee Franco - American International School
8950 Stirling Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 63
Temple Beth Emet Day School
4807 S Flamingo Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 65
Potential Christian Academy
12401 Stirling Rd
Elementary
Total Enrollment 130
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