Parkland, Florida facts for kids
|Motto: Environmentally Proud|
|Country||United States of America|
|Incorporated||July 10, 1963|
|• City||12.8 sq mi (33.2 km2)|
|• Land||12.3 sq mi (31.9 km2)|
|• Water||0.5 sq mi (1.3 km2) 3.77%|
|Elevation||9 ft (4 m)|
|• Density||1,943/sq mi (750.3/km2)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||33067, 33073, 33076|
|Area code(s)||754, 954|
|GNIS feature ID||0307615|
Parkland is an affluent city in Broward County, Florida, United States, where zoning laws are designed to protect the "parklike" character of the city. Initially, there were no stores or traffic lights in Parkland, though this began to change in the mid 1990s and early 2000s with the additions of large neighborhood developments like Heron Bay and Parkland Isles. As of the 2010 census, the population of Parkland was 23,962. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census.
Parkland is located at United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.8 square miles (33.2 km2), of which 12.3 square miles (31.9 km2) is land and 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2) (3.97%) is water. The northern boundary of Parkland coincides with the border between Broward and Palm Beach counties. West Boca Raton, an unincorporated area of Palm Beach County that extends west of Boca Raton's city limits, lies to the north. Coconut Creek lies to the east, Coral Springs lies to the south and the west is bounded by The Everglades.. According to the
|2010 Census||Parkland||Broward County||Florida|
|Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010||+73.2%||+7.7%||+17.6%|
|Population density||1,943.3/sq mi||1,444.9/sq mi||350.6/sq mi|
|White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic)||84.0%||63.1%||75.0%|
|(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian)||73.1%||43.5%||57.9%|
|Black or African-American||6.5%||26.7%||16.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino (of any race)||13.0%||25.1%||22.5%|
|Native American or Native Alaskan||0.1%||0.3%||0.4%|
|Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian||0.0%||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or more races (Multiracial)||1.9%||2.9%||2.5%|
|Some Other Race||1.6%||3.7%||3.6%|
As of 2010, there were 8,292 households out of which 7.4% were vacant. In 2000, the city the population was spread out with 35.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.
According to a 2008 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $177,072, and the estimated median house value was $873,176. Males had a median income of $93,942 versus $71,425 for females. The per capita income for the city was $41,896. About 2.0% of families and .4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
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