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 90.46% 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 sales jobs (16.05%), office and administrative support (14.48%), and management occupations (13.21%).
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.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 7.26% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Because of many things, Cooper City is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Cooper City really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Cooper City perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
The citizens of Cooper City are among the most well-educated in the nation: 43.02% of adults in Cooper City have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree, whereas the average US city has 21.84% holding at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Cooper City in 2010 was $37,061, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $148,244 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 28.35% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cooper City include Irish, German, English, and Polish.
In addition, Cooper City has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (22.47%).
The most common language spoken in Cooper City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.