Cooper City, FL


Cooper City profile

Living in Cooper City

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.

Because of many things, Cooper City is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Cooper City a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Cooper City has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Cooper City’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

For the size of the city, public transportation in Cooper City is quite heavily used. Mostly, people who use it for their daily commute are taking the bus. For Cooper City, the benefits are reduced air pollution and congestion on the highways.

Cooper City is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 43.24% 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 $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.

In addition, Cooper City has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (23.30%).

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