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Overview

Introduction to Parkland, Florida

Parkland, Florida is 3 miles NE of Coral Springs, Florida (center to center) and 37 miles N of Miami, Florida. It is in Broward county. The city is part of the Fort Lauderdale metro area.

Parkland History

Parkland was established in the year 1963 and has grown rapidly in a very short time. In fact, the population was less than 4,000 in the 1990s and has risen to about 14,000 within a decade or so. The zoning laws of Parkland were framed in such a way that they would protect the "park-like" spirit of the area. The city did not even have any traffic lights or stores in the beginning. However, they have been introduced in the recent years.

Parkland and Nearby Attractions

  • Parkland City Hall.
  • Parkland Library.
  • Palm Beach.
  • Coral Springs.

Things To Do In Parkland

Parkland is situated in an ideal location where one can live a very peaceful life, while having all the amenities of a city. The city has several social organizations and groups that arrange a wide range of cultural and recreational activities. The beaches of South Florida are a short drive away. The city is surrounded by several miles of equestrian trails, which provide great opportunities for horse riding. The city also has many golf courses.

Parkland Transportation

The Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport is the closest major airport to Parkland.

Parkland Higher Education

Keiser College is conveniently located in nearby Miami Shores.

Demographics

People

Total Population28,901
Male Share of the Population50.2%
Female Share of the Population49.8%
Senior Citizens12.2%
Employed Population 16+13,242
Age of the Population41

Families

% of people married68.1%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher59.3%
Median Earnings25+$73,379
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$41,576
Median Earnings With High School Degree$59,238

Wealth

Median Family Income$141,042
% Above Poverty Level96.6%
% Below Poverty Level3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time28 minutes
% Working from Home11.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.7%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone8.6%
Median Gross Rent$2,431
Median House Value$548,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)31.4%
Italian11.4%
German10.3%
Irish9.5%
Polish8.1%
Russian6.8%
English4.9%
West Indian4.1%
Jamaican2.5%
French Except Basque2.2%
Arab2.2%
Austrian1.7%
Brazilian1.6%
Haitian1.3%
Portuguese1.2%
Norwegian1.1%
Scottish0.9%
Syrian0.7%
Turkish0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Hungarian0.6%
Swiss0.6%
South African0.5%
Palestinian0.5%
African0.5%
Lithuanian0.4%
Dutch0.3%
Lebanese0.3%
US/American0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Czech0.3%
Latvian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Slovak0.2%
Finnish0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Iraqi0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Bahamian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
New Zealand0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Romanian0.1%
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Parkland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broward County
Standard Zip Codes33067, 33076, 33073
Phone Area Codes754
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.31
Approximate Longitude-80.23

Parkland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationPOMPANO BEACH
Distance7.6 miles
Jan Temp58 to 77 F
Apr Temp66 to 83 F
Jul Temp75 to 92 F
Oct Temp71 to 87 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches
StationFORT LAUDERDALE
Distance14.7 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
StationWEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance27.2 miles
Jan Temp57 to 75 F
Apr Temp65 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp71 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coconut Creek59,154$67,028
Coral Springs130,110$77,629
Deerfield Beach79,468$52,972
Margate57,045$56,190
North Lauderdale43,574$44,972
Tamarac64,262$54,280

Parkland Public Libraries

Parkland Library
6620 UNIVERSITY DRIVE
Parkland, Florida
(954) 757-4200

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Parkland Public Schools

Riverglades Elementary School
7400 Parkside Dr
ZIP: 33067
(754) 322-8200
Primary
Total Enrollment 649
Heron Heights Elementary School
11010 Nob Hill Rd
ZIP: 33076
(754) 322-9150
Primary
Total Enrollment 922
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
5901 Pine Island Rd
ZIP: 33076
(754) 322-2150
High
Total Enrollment 2972
Park Trails Elementary School
10700 Trails End
ZIP: 33076
(754) 322-7800
Primary
Total Enrollment 1188

Parkland Private Schools

Mary Help Of Christians Catholic School
6000 N University Dr
ZIP: 33067
Elementary
Total Enrollment 483
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