Cooper City

Copper City is a city located in Broward County, Florida, United States. Named after Morris Cooper, who established the community in 1959, this city had a population of 28,547 during 2010. Cooper city forms a major part of South Florida metropolitan area, which was housed by 5,564,635 denizens in the year 2010.


According to the 2000 census, there were 27,939 people, 9,123 households, and 7,827 families living in the city. The density of population stood at 4,402.4 per square mile (1,698.8/km²). With 9,289 housing units, the average density was 1,463.7 per square mile (564.8/km²). The racial structure consists of 89.10% White from which 75.7% were Non-Hispanic White, ] 3.09% African American, 0.16% Native American, 4.09% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 1.65% belong to other races, and 1.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race formed 15.57% of the population.

In the city 9,123 households existed. Out of this 51.5% had children below the age of eighteen who were living with them. 70.8% were wedded couples living jointly, 11.9% were females living without husband, and 14.2% consisted of non-families. 10.8% consisted of individual households whereas 3.1% had someone living alone who was of the 65 or more. With average household size being 3.06, the average family size reached at 3.30.

The city’s population widened out with 31.3% of the population belonging to the underage (less than 18 years) category. From this 6.3% belonged to the age group 18-24, 30.2% belonged to 25-44, 25.5% belonged to 45-64, and 6.7% belonged to age 65 or more. Median age stood at 37 years. Against every 100 females the city had 94.1 males. For every 100 females aging 18 or more, there existed 88.8 males.

While the media income for a household reached to $75,166, the median family income was $78,172. Females had a median income $51,931 whereas male’s median income stood at $33,788. With per capita income of $27,474, 2.9% of families (3.2% of the population) were below the poverty line. From this 3.2% were below the age of 18 while 4.7% belonged to age 65 or more.

During the year 2000, the percentage of denizens of the city speaking English as their first language was 78.55% where as 15.08% spoke Spanish and 1.25% spoke Hebrew. Other languages spoken as mother tongue included French and Malayalam spoken by 0.75% of residents. The percentage of population speaking Italian was 0.69% and Chinese at 0.59%.

As per 2000 data, Cooper City had 65th highest percentage (5.29% of the population) of Cuban residents in the US. It had the ninety-second highest percentage of Colombian residents residing in the US. This made up 1.78% of total residents (tied with Pinecrest and South Bound Brook, New Jersey.)


Griffin Elementary School

Cooper City Elementary

Embassy Creek Elementary

Pioneer Middle School

Cooper City High School

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