Cooper City, named for Morris Cooper who founded the community in 1959, is located in Broward County. It has been rated as one of the top 10 towns for families by Family Circle magazine. Cooper City is the 100th largest community in Florida.
As of 2010, there were 9,912 Cooper City households out of which 2.9% were vacant. In 2000, 51.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 10.8% of all Cooper City households were made up of individuals and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average Cooper City household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.30.
Cooper City has a vibrant and growing real estate market. Cooper City homes for sale has become a popular niche as more and more home are built and due to the family-centric culture of the city. Cooper City is a great place for families with children and the overall crime rate is lower than average for the country. Additionally, Cooper City has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to demonstrate stability in the local community.
Cooper City residential real estate, as well as the rental market, has been highly sought after in recent years as more home shoppers are looking into Cooper City homes for rent, Cooper City apartments and/or Cooper City townhouses.
As the family-focused community grows so does the Cooper City commercial real estate market as more and more businesses are starting to target the area.
Cooper City is one of the most well-educated cities in the nation. 40.58% 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.
- Cooper City Elementary
- Embassy Creek Elementary
- Griffin Elementary School
- Pioneer Middle School
- Cooper City High School
- Flamingo Road Christian Academy
- Franklin Academy Cooper City
- Nur-ul Islam Academy
The city is extremely comfortable to live in, with the poverty level not proving to be an issue in the city. In fact, only 3.2 percent of the population live under the poverty line.
Additionally, only 2.9 percent of the homes in the city are vacant. This means there are not many open properties left unattended in the city as most home owners do not have any sort of problem selling their houses should they decide to move.
There is also a nice combination of cultural heritage within Cooper City. This includes a large Cuban and Colombian population.
If you are looking to raise a family in Cooper City, there are several great schools within the boundaries. Cooper City Elementary, Embassy Creek and Griffin all received an “A” rating in the most recent educational report card.
If you are interested in private schooling, the city has the Flamingo Road Christian Academy, Franklin Academy Cooper City and Nur-ul Islam Academy.
If you are a fan of international sports and love to take in activities that are not always the current trend in the U.S., Cooper City is again a great spot.
This is because the United States cricket team plays matches in the city. The Florida Thunder Pro Cricket team calls Cooper City home as well.
While Cooper City is a fantastic town to visit, if you are looking for a beautiful, small-town to raise a family, Cooper City is the place for you.
The healthy community and exceptional school system makes it a great place to call home while still putting you a short distance away from the larger cities of southern Florida.
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