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Parkland
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade B minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  7. Jobs
    grade A minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade C

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Parkland is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 31,454. Parkland is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Parkland offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Parkland there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families live in Parkland and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Parkland are above average.

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About Parkland...
Population
31,454

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$611,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,439
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    17%
  • Own
    83%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    14.2
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    5.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    5.7
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    45.4
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    428.4
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    62.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    18%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    20%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    15%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  12%

Working in Parkland

Jobs
grade A minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$154,844
National
$62,843

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