Cooper City is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 34,401 people and seven 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 88.10% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Cooper City is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Cooper City who work in management occupations (15.64%), sales jobs (13.20%), and office and administrative support (10.41%).
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 7.54% 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.
One downside of living in Cooper City, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.82 minutes every day commuting to work.
The education level of Cooper City ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Cooper City, 45.08% 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 2018 was $42,171, which is upper middle income relative to Florida, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $168,684 for a family of four.
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 30.52% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Cooper City include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Cooper City's cultural character, accounting for 25.93% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Cooper City is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.