About Parkland

Demographic Characteristics of City of Parkland, FL

Median Age

  • 40 years old

Population Percentage by Age

  • 24%: 14 years & under (5.3% under 5 years)
  • 13%: 15 to 24 years old (31.2% under 18 years)
  • 22% is 25-44 years old
  • 33% is 45-64 years old
  • 8% is 65+

Gender

  • 51.2% female, 48.8% male

Race / Ethnicity

  • White alone: 84.0%
  • Black or African American alone: 6.5%
  • Asian alone: 5.9%
  • Two or More races: 1.9%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone: 0.1%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone: 0.1%
  • White alone, not Hispanic or Latino: 73.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 13.0%

Places of Worship

  • (2) Synagogues
  • (1) Catholic Church
  • (1) Protestant Church (w/o a building)

Education

  • (1) Public high school
  • (1) Public Middle school
  • (3) public elementary schools
  • (1) private school

Population

  • 2003 (approximate): 14,000
  • 2010 estimate: 23,960 (Florida: 18,802,690)
  • 2012 estimate: 25,718 (Florida: 19,320,749)
  • 2013 estimate 26,518 (Florida: 19,552,860)
  • Community grew by almost 75% in 10 years.¬† It has grown 10.7% since 2010, while Florida has grown 4.0%.
  • Projections: Parkland will grow by at least another 10,000 within the next 10 years!

Schools

  • (1) public high school
  • (1) public middle school
  • (3) public elementary schools
  • (1) private school affiliated with a religious organization.
  • Each public school has a media center.

Amenities

  • Parkland has one independent/assisted living facility.
  • There are five (5) relatively small shopping areas.

Household Quick Facts

All data in this section represents the years 2008-2012 unless otherwise noted.

  • Living in same house 1 year & over, percent: 86.2%
  • Foreign born persons, percent: 20.7%
  • Language other than English spoken at home, age 5+: 25.7%
  • Percentage of persons age 25+ that are high school graduates or higher: 96.3%.¬† 58.7% have a Bachelor’s degree or higher.
  • Veterans: 987
  • Mean travel time to work, workers age 16+: 28.9 minutes
  • Housing units (2010): 8,292
  • Housing units in multi-unit structures: 13.3%
  • Households: 7,415
  • Home ownership rate: 82.0%
  • Persons per household: 3.24
  • Median value of owner-occupied housing units: $522,600
  • Per capital money income in past 12 months (2012 dollars): $45,958
  • Median household income: $119,732
  • Persons below poverty level: 6.5%

Business Quick Facts

All data in this section represents 2007 unless otherwise noted.

  • Total number of firms: 2,891
  • Black-owned firms: 9.0%
  • American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms: 0.5%
  • Asian-owned firms, percent: 6.8%
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms: 0.1%
  • Hispanic-owned firms: 22.4%
  • Women-owned firms: 21.5%
  • Manufacturers shipments ($1000): $104,832,907
  • Merchant wholesaler sales ($1000): $57,679
  • Retail sales ($1000): $59,193
  • Retail sales per capita: $2,491
  • Accommodation and food services sales ($1000): $4,542

Geography Quick Facts

  • Land area: 12.33 square miles
  • Persons per square mile: 1,943.4
  • FIPS Code 55125 12
  • County: Broward County

Data derived from Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, County Business Patterns, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits, Census of Governments, and the U.S. Census Bureau.


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