Parkland

Population: 28,354Median home value: $490,100 77 Ranks better than 89% of areas

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B+ Parkland Amenities Some amenities close to this location
F Parkland Cost of Living Cost of living is 54% higher than Florida
Parkland
15353% more expensive than the US average
Florida
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Parkland cost of living
A+ Parkland Crime Total crime is 71% lower than Florida
Total crime
85969% lower than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 11769% lower than the US average
Year-over-year crime
30%Year over year crime is up
Parkland crime
A- Parkland Employment Household income is 162% higher than Florida
Median household income
$128,292132% higher than the US average
Income per capita
$54,33782% higher than the US average
Unemployment rate
4%15% lower than the US average
Parkland employment
F Parkland Housing Home value is 194% higher than Florida
Median home value
$490,100165% higher than the US average
Median rent price
$2,663181% higher than the US average
Home ownership
86%35% higher than the US average
Parkland real estate or Parkland rentals
A+ Parkland Schools HS graduation rate is 15% higher than Florida
High school grad. rates
95%15% higher than the US average
School test scores
77%56% higher than the US average
Student teacher ratio
20:128% higher than the US average
Parkland K-12 schools or Parkland colleges

Living in Parkland, FL

Located in the state of Florida, Parkland is a mid-sized city with a population of 28,354 people. At 84%, the majority of the Parkland population is White; this is followed by 7% Black and 7% Asian. If you are looking for a family friendly city, Parkland might be a good fit as 87% of the population over 15 years old are married, and 47% have kids who are 18 years old or younger.

If you’re considering relocating to any new city, it could be a very discouraging task. However, it could also be a positive experience if you are willing to get to know the city before actually living in Parkland, Florida. Using the livability score which includes data from categories like cost of living, weather, housing, you can easily compare the best places to live in Parkland and also determine if there are any nearby cities that might be a better match for your lifestyle. You can also compare Parkland to Florida and the national average.

Parkland, FL receives 77/100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #272 in Florida and #3,126 in the USA. Compared to the United States average, Parkland ranks among some of the best places to live in the country! Based on the rankings for each individual category, Parkland has been rewarded with high marks for amenities (B+), crime (A+), weather (A), education (A+) and employment (A-). Parkland does not fare well for the following: cost of living (F) and housing (F). It might be wise to take a closer look at each category to find out why.

Location, location, location - possibly the three most important words in your search for a new place to live. Fortunately, in Parkland, there is no shortage of amazing local amenities and interesting things to do.

Crime rates can be the deciding factor for anyone looking to relocate to a new area. Parkland gets top scores for their low violent crime rates of 67 crimes per 100,000 residents, which are significantly lower than the national average.

School test scores can be an important metric in deciding if the local area schools can provide a solid educational system for children. The schools in Parkland have a test score average of 77%, which is well above the US average.

Assuming that Parkland meets all of your requirements, the next most important item to examine is the affordability of real estate in Parkland. Everything else becomes a lot less important if it turns out that home prices in Parkland are simply unattainable. Median real estate prices in Parkland come in at $490,100, which is 193.8% higher than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Parkland, the home price to income ratio is 3.8, which is 11.8% higher than the Florida average. Purchasing your new home can come with many financial benefits, some of which are more lucrative than others. Perhaps the most notable benefit could be the appreciation of your new home. Home appreciation rates are a good way to generate tax-free equity on a long term basis. The year over year appreciation rates in Parkland were 4.2%, and the 5 year appreciation rates came in at 5.1%.

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Compare Parkland, FL Livability To Other Cities

Best Neighborhoods In & Around Parkland, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Bermuda Riviera, Fort Lauderdale8613.21,442
Palm-Aire Village, Fort Lauderdale868.5327
Landings, Fort Lauderdale84121,647
Lake Estates, Fort Lauderdale8311.8334
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Imperial Point, Fort Lauderdale8211.25,597
Sunrise Intracoastal, Fort Lauderdale8015.1584
Sunrise Key, Fort Lauderdale7915.1310
Coral Ridge Isles, Fort Lauderdale7911.13,337

Best Cities Near Parkland, FL

PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Lake Clarke Shores, FL8525.23,517
Coconut Creek, FL854.657,731
Bay Harbor Islands, FL8530.35,885
South Palm Beach, FL8523.11,309
PlaceLivability scoreScoreMilesPopulationPop.
Cooper City, FL8518.634,364
Hillsboro Beach, FL8410.71,467
North Palm Beach, FL8436.812,581
Lazy Lake, FL8412.734
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Parkland, FL offers a tropical environment with lots of things to see and do. You'll also learn more about the history of the city and get insight into the wildlife of the area when you take advantage of the attractions that Parkland has to offer.

The Loxahatchee Everglades allow you to see the gators and water animals in the area. You can go on a sightseeing tour to get details on the natural scenery in the area while you ride an airboat.

If you want to see an off-Broadway play, Broward Stage Door Theater is the place to go. There are plenty of quality shows at the location several times a year, so be sure to let your friends know when you find out there's a production you want to see.

When you want to do some shopping, the Promenade at Coconut Creek provides a number of quality shops with both trendy and vintage clothing that will keep you looking your best.
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Source: The Parkland, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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