Cooper City, FL
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Cooper City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 35,405 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Cooper City is the 100th largest community in Florida.

Cooper City home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Cooper City real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.

Cooper City is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 89.96% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cooper City is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cooper City who work in management occupations (14.90%), sales jobs (14.54%), and office and administrative support (14.39%).

Also of interest is that Cooper City has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Cooper City is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Cooper City’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in Cooper City use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of Cooper City‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The education level of Cooper City ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cooper City, 43.24% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.

The per capita income in Cooper City in 2010 was $38,537, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $154,148 for a family of four. However, Cooper City contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Cooper City is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Cooper City home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Cooper City residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Cooper City also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 27.14% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cooper City include Irish, German, English, and Polish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Cooper City's cultural character, accounting for 23.30% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Cooper City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.