Parkland, FL

Census Place

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2022 Population
34,832
3.14% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
38.4
2.54% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
3.87%
4.64% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$188,544
8.18% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$797,400
21.7% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Parkland, FL had a population of 34.8k people with a median age of 38.4 and a median household income of $188,544. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Parkland, FL grew from 33,772 to 34,832, a 3.14% increase and its median household income grew from $174,295 to $188,544, a 8.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Parkland, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (57.4%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (13.1%), White (Hispanic) (7.96%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (7.93%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (5.39%).

None of the households in Parkland, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

93.8% of the residents in Parkland, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Parkland, FL are Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland (279 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Parkland, FL was $797,400, and the homeownership rate was 86.3%.

Most people in Parkland, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 30.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Parkland, FL was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Parkland, FL is home to a population of 34.8k people, from which 93.8% are citizens. As of 2022, 22.1% of Parkland, FL residents were born outside of the country (7.71k people).

In 2022, there were 4.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20k people) in Parkland, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.77k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

93.8%
2022 Citizenship
92.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 93.8% of Parkland, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Parkland, FL was 92.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Parkland, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    20k ± 1.83k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    4.58k ± 1.3k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    2.77k ± 800
14.7%
Hispanic Population
5.12k people

In 2022, there were 4.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (20k people) in Parkland, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 4.58k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 2.77k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

14.7% of the people in Parkland, FL are hispanic (5.12k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Parkland, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

22.1%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
7.71k people
23.5%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
7.94k people

As of 2022, 22.1% of Parkland, FL residents (7.71k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Parkland, FL was 23.5%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    388 ± 197
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    255 ± 210
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    203 ± 146

Parkland, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.52 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Parkland, FL employs 15.5k people. The largest industries in Parkland, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,464 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,319 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,381 people), and the highest paying industries are Information ($170,775), Finance & Insurance ($147,830), and Utilities ($146,920).

Occupations

15.5k
2022 Value
± 1,356
7.75%
1 Year growth
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Parkland, FL grew at a rate of 7.75%, from 14.4k employees to 15.5k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Parkland, FL, are Management Occupations (2,678 people), Business & Financial Operations Occupations (2,477 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (2,016 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Parkland, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

15.5k
2022 Value
± 1,356
7.75%
1 Year growth
± 11.5%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Parkland, FL grew at a rate of 7.75%, from 14.4k employees to 15.5k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Parkland, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,464 people), Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (2,319 people), and Finance & Insurance (1,381 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Parkland, FL, though some of these residents may live in Parkland, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$106,074
Median earning men ± $18,133
$64,351
Median earning women ± $12,441

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Information ($157,647), Public Administration ($142,850), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($141,271).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Information ($170,999), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($147,718), and Wholesale Trade ($132,132).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Florida went to Donald J. Trump with 51.2% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (47.9%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.635%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Parkland, FL awarded 279 degrees. The student population of Parkland, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 6 male students and 69 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Parkland, FL are Black or African American (114 and 40.9%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (99 and 35.5%), White (52 and 18.6%), and Unknown (9 and 3.23%).

The largest universities in Parkland, FL by number of degrees awarded are Boca Beauty Academy-Parkland (279 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Parkland, FL are Other Cosmetology & Related Personal Grooming Arts (94 and 33.7%), Master Aesthetician (64 and 22.9%), and Massage Therapy (47 and 16.8%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Parkland, FL was $797,400 in 2022, which is 2.83 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $655,300 to $797,400, a 21.7% increase. The homeownership rate in Parkland, FL is 86.3%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Parkland, FL have an average commute time of 30.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Parkland, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$797,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$40,172
$8,981
Median Property Taxes
±$647

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Parkland, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Parkland, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

86.3%
Homeownership
2022
66.8%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 86.3% of the housing units in Parkland, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 86.4%.

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Income by Location

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Census Tract 105.04
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

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$188,544
Median Household Income
± $10,019
10.4k
Number of Households
± 924

In 2022, the median household income of the 10.4k households in Parkland, FL grew to $188,544 from the previous year's value of $174,295.

The following chart displays the households in Parkland, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $200k+ range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Parkland, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (60.7%)
  2. Worked At Home (27%)
  3. Carpooled (9.53%)

In 2022, 60.7% of workers in Parkland, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (27%) and those who carpooled to work (9.53%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

30.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Parkland, FL have a longer commute time (30.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0.941% of the workforce in Parkland, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Parkland, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Parkland, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

3.87% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Parkland, FL (1.34k out of 34.8k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 65 - 74, followed by Females 35 - 44 and then Females 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Parkland, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Health

94.6% of the population of Parkland, FL has health coverage, with 59.6% on employee plans, 4.47% on Medicaid, 10.4% on Medicare, 19.5% on non-group plans, and 0.71% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Broward County, FL see 1352 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.74% decrease from the previous year (1376 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1281 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 481 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,352 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Broward County, FL

Primary care physicians in Broward County, FL see an average of 1,352 patients per year. This represents a 1.74% decrease from the previous year (1,376 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Broward County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 33.9% under 18 years, 11.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 12.4% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 52.1% were men and 47.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

5.35%
Uninsured
59.6%
Employer Coverage
4.47%
Medicaid
10.4%
Medicare
19.5%
Non-Group
0.71%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Parkland, FL declined by 14.7% from 6.28% to 5.35%.

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