Parkland, Florida

Parkland, Florida
Motto: Environmentally Proud
Coordinates: 26°18′55″N 80°14′26″W / 26.31528°N 80.24056°W / 26.31528; -80.24056Coordinates: 26°18′55″N 80°14′26″W / 26.31528°N 80.24056°W / 26.31528; -80.24056
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Broward
Incorporated July 10, 1963[1]
  Type Commission-Manager
  Mayor Michael Udine
  Vice Mayor Mark Weissman
  Commissioners Stacy Kagan, David Rosenof, and Christine Hunschofsky
  City Manager Caryn Gardner-Young
  City Clerk Jennifer Johnson
  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)
Population (2014)
  City 28,131
  Density 1,943/sq mi (750.3/km2)
  Metro 5,564,635
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
  Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33067, 33073, 33076
Area code(s) 754, 954
FIPS code 12-55125[3]
GNIS feature ID 0307615[4]

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 sort of changed in the early 2000s. As of the 2010 census, the population of Parkland was 23,962.[5] 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 26°18′55″N 80°14′26″W / 26.315357°N 80.240444°W / 26.315357; -80.240444.[6] According to the 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.[5] 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.


Historical population
Census Pop.
Est. 201530,177[7]25.9%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]
Parkland Demographics
2010 CensusParklandBroward CountyFlorida
Total population23,9621,748,06618,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010+73.2%+7.7%+17.6%
Population density1,943.3/sq mi1,444.9/sq mi350.6/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-American6.5%26.7%16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)13.0%25.1%22.5%
Native American or Native Alaskan0.1%0.3%0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian0.0%0.1%0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial)1.9%2.9%2.5%
Some Other Race1.6%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.[9] 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.

As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language were 82.79%, of Spanish were at 11.48%, of Italian at 2.03%, while those of German made up 1.20% of the population.[10]


Broward County Public Schools serves Parkland.

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Notable People


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