Cooper City, FL
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Cooper City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 35,364 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.

A relatively large number of people in Cooper City telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 7.26% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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.

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.

Cooper City is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.02% of adults in Cooper City have at least a bachelor's degree. Compare that to the average community in America, which has just 21.84% with a bachelor's degree or higher.

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.

Cooper City also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 22.47%.

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