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Parkland is an affluent city in Broward County, 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 changed in the early 2000s. As of the 2010 census, (the 2010 United States Census, known as "Census 2010", is the twenty-third and most recent United States national 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.
As recently as the 1990s Parkland was regarded as something of a rural enclave within highly urbanized South Florida. In more recent years however, residential gated communities, executive homes, and suburban McMansion-style housing have come to characterize much of the city's landscape. Nevertheless, small farms and equestrian ranches continue to exist and operate inside the city limits, often in close proximity to newer housing developments.
According to the United States Census Bureau, Parkland has a total area of 12.8 square miles, 12.3 square miles of it is land and 0.50 square miles of it 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 bound by The Everglades.
As of 2010, there were 8,292 households in Parkland. In 2000, 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.
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.
As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language was 82.79%, Spanish was at 11.48%, (more than 400 million people speak Spanish as a native language, making it second only to Mandarin in terms of its number of native speakers worldwide), Italian at 2.03%, and German made up 1.20% of the population.
Public Elementary Schools
Riverglades Elementary School.
Riverglades Elementary School.
Park Trails Elementary School.
Heron Heights Elementary School.
Public Middle Schools
Westglades Middle School.
Public High Schools
Marjory Stonema Douglas High School.
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Updated: 19th November, 2018 12:40 AM.