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Population (year 2000): 13,835. Estimated population in July 2005: 22,145 (+60.1% change)
Males: 6,882 (49.7%), Females: 6,953 (50.3%)

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Median resident age: 35.5 years
Median household income: $102,624 (year 2000)
Median house value: $309,700 (year 2000)

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Races in Parkland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (84.1%)
  • Hispanic (8.3%)
  • Black (3.1%)
  • Chinese (1.3%)
  • Two or more races (1.2%)
  • Asian Indian (1.1%)
  • Other race (0.9%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (16.6%), German (13.1%), Irish (12.7%), United States (9.4%), Russian (7.1%), English (6.6%).

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Elevation: 15 feet

Land area: 10.2 square miles

Parkland,

For population 25 years and over in Parkland

  • High school or higher: 94.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 52.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 19.2%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 28.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Parkland city

  • Never married: 16.9%
  • Now married: 74.8%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 2.9%
  • Divorced: 5.0%

16.9% Foreign born (6.5% Latin America, 4.3% Europe, 4.1% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,318 (+293.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Springs, FL Coral (3.3 miles pop. 117,549).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (31.7 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1009.0 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Godfrey Road, FL (1.9 miles) , East, FL (2.4 miles Ramblewood Pines, FL (3.1 miles Hillsboro Springs, FL Coral (3.3 miles Bay, FL Mission (3.9 miles Cove, FL (4.1 miles Sandalfoot Hillsboro Ranches, FL (4.1 miles) , Creek, FL (4.7 miles Coconut


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 190 buildings, average cost: $206,600
  • 1997: 252 buildings, average cost: $215,700
  • 1998: 318 buildings, average cost: $214,000
  • 1999: 319 buildings, average cost: $257,900
  • 2000: 465 buildings, average cost: $259,800
  • 2001: 495 buildings, average cost: $276,800
  • 2002: 678 buildings, average cost: $246,300
  • 2003: 189 buildings, average cost: $330,300
  • 2004: 347 buildings, average cost: $341,400
  • 2005: 401 buildings, average cost: $395,900

Latitude: 26.32 N, Longitude: 80.24 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (18.0%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (17.2%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.3%), Retail trade (12.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,727 (-34.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 710 (10.8%)


 

Crime in Parkland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002
Murders 0 1 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 7.2 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Robberies 0 0 3 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 21.7 0.0
Assaults 0 2 14 14
    per 100,000 0.0 14.5 101.2 101.2
Burglaries 137 96 43 89
    per 100,000 990.2 693.9 310.8 643.3
Thefts 71 60 281 243
    per 100,000 513.2 433.7 2031.1 1756.4
Auto thefts 23 9 8 16
    per 100,000 166.2 65.1 57.8 115.6
103.1 81.2 134.4 144.8


Average climate in Parkland, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Parkland,

Parkland-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Parkland city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category 3 tornado 13.0 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers near Parkland:
  • WEST BOCA MEDICAL CENTER (about 3 miles; BOCA RATON, FL)
  • CORAL SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; CORAL SPRINGS, FL)
  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (about 5 miles; MARGATE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Parkland:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 19 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 27 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 37 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Parkland:
  • BOCA RATON (about 11 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; ID: BCT)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE EXECUTIVE (about 11 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FXE)
  • POMPANO BEACH AIRPARK (about 12 miles; POMPANO BEACH, FL; ID: PMP)

Amtrak stations near Parkland:
  • 9 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.). Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 15 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Streets and Highways 7 $30,449 $52,198 0 $0
Firefighters 0 $0   15 $16,913
Police Protection - Officers 29 $117,639 $48,678 18 $13,528
Parks and Recreation 18 $48,349 $32,232 10 $23,984
Financial Administration 4 $17,741 $53,223 1 $1,740
Other and Unallocable 14 $60,681 $52,012 4 $13,151
Local Libraries 0 $0   4 $3,458
Natural Resources 1 $2,858 $34,296 0 $0
Other Government Administration 11 $50,738 $55,350 1 $1,014
Totals for Government 84 $328,456 $46,922 53 $73,788


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Parkland:
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 11 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,879)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 11 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 16 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 17 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 18 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 24 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
  • PALM BEACH ATLANTIC COLLEGE-WEST PALM BEACH (about 27 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,109)
Public high school in Parkland:
  • STONEMAN DOUGLAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 4,308; Location: 5901 PINE ISLAND ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Parkland:
  • WESTGLADES MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,808; Location: 11000 HOLMBERG ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PARK TRAIL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,144; Location: 10700 TRAILS END; Grades: PK - 05)
  • RIVERGLADES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,044; Location: 7400 PARKSIDE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
 

Parkland compared to Florida state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Parkland:
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSBR (740 AM; 3 kW; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Parkland:
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WRMB (89.3 FM; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: THE MOODY BIBLE INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO)
  • WIRK-FM (107.9 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Parkland:
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WWHB-CA (Channel 15; STUART, FL; Owner: AMERICAN NETCOM, INC.)

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