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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,259
Male Share of the Population46.8%
Female Share of the Population53.2%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+2,554
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married36.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher20.6%
Median Earnings25+$26,164
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,704
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,818

Wealth

Median Family Income$40,163
% Above Poverty Level76.2%
% Below Poverty Level23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.2%
% Using Public Transportation4.2%

Housing

People Living Alone28.8%
Median Gross Rent$1,057
Median House Value$68,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.5%
West Indian19.1%
Jamaican12.3%
Haitian5.2%
Canadian4.9%
Irish1%
US Virgin Isl0.7%
Trinidad Tobago0.7%
Polish0.7%
Italian0.7%
Bahamian0.6%
Portuguese0.4%
Norwegian0.3%
African0.3%
Dutch0.3%
German0.3%
English0.2%
French Except Basque0.2%
Swiss0.1%
Russian0.1%
Scottish0.1%
Greek0.1%
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Pembroke Park Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broward County
Standard Zip Codes33021, 33023
Phone Area Codes954,754
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.02
Approximate Longitude-80.19

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)

StationFORT LAUDERDALE
Distance7.9 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
Distance12.6 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
Distance32.3 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
Aventura37,515$82,009
Golden Beach635$180,556
Hollywood148,114$56,553
Miramar133,741$68,103
Pembroke Pines164,753$79,207

Pembroke Park Public Schools

Lake Forest Elementary School
3550 Sw 48th Ave
ZIP: 33023
(754) 323-6350
Primary
Total Enrollment 813
Watkins Elementary School
3520 Sw 52nd Ave
ZIP: 33023
(754) 323-7800
Primary
Total Enrollment 706
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