Cooper City, Florida, Talk:Cooper City, Florida
is a medium-class city in Broward County
. The city is named for Morris Cooper, who founded the community in 1959. The population was 27,939 at the 2000 census. According to the U.S Census estimates of 2005, the city had a population of 30,022.http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2005-04-12.csv
Brian Piccolo Park in Cooper City is the location of one of the best cricket
grounds in the United States, and in 2004
played host to first-class cricket
when the United States cricket team
in the ICC Intercontinental Cup
. The park also home to one of the few cycling tracks in South Florida. Not only that, Brian Piccolo also accommodates a first class skateboard park.
, with the annexation of the Waldrep Dairy Farm
, Cooper City started construction on the first major new home construction project within the past several decades. It is expected the addition of the 530 acre property will add upwards of 4,000 new residents through 2011
Cooper City is located at coor (26.044631,
According to the United States Census Bureau
, the city has a total area of 17.4 km²
). 16.4 km² (6.3 mi²) of it is land and 0.9 km² (0.3 mi²) of it (5.22%) is water.
As of the population density
was 1,698.8/km² (4,402.4/mi²). There were 9,289 housing units at an average density of 564.8/km² (1,463.7/mi²). The racial makeup of the city was 89.10% White
, 3.09% African American
, 0.16% Native American
, 4.09% Asian
, 0.04% Pacific Islander
, 1.65% from other races
, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic
of any race were 15.57% of the population.
There were 9,123 households out of which 51.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples
living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.30.
In the city the population was spread out with 31.3% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 25.5% from 45 to 64, and 6.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 94.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.8 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $75,166, and the median income for a family was $78,172. Males had a median income of $51,931 versus $33,788 for females. The per capita income
for the city was $27,474. About 2.9% of families and 3.2% of the population were below the poverty line
, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and 4.7% of those age 65 or over.
* Embassy Creek Elementary School
* Cooper City Elementary School
* Griffin Elementary School
* Pioneer Middle School
* Cooper City High School
* http://www.coopercityfl.org City of Cooper City
* http://www.roamingfeet.com/id16.htm Cooper City
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