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Pembroke Park, Florida

Pembroke Park, Florida
Town
Town of Pembroke Park
Motto: "The Small Town that Means Big Business"[1]
Location of Pembroke Park in Broward County, Florida
Location of Pembroke Park in Broward County, Florida
Coordinates:
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Broward
Incorporated (Town of Pembroke) December 10, 1957[2]
Incorporated (Town of Pembroke Park) June 20, 1959[2]
Government
 • Type Commission-Manager
 • Mayor Ashira Mohammed
 • Vice Mayor Howard P. Clark, Jr.
 • Commissioners Annette Wexler, Georgina Cohen, and Emma Shoaff
 • Town Manager Dr. Robert A. Levy
 • Town Clerk Commissioner Annette Wexler
Area[3]
 • Town 1.7 sq mi (4.3 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.5 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)  17.53%
Elevation 6 ft (1 m)
Population (2010)
 • Town 6,102
 • Density 4,481/sq mi (1,730.3/km2)
 • Metro 5,564,635
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33009, 33021, 33023[4]
Area code(s) 754, 954
FIPS code 12-55750[5]
GNIS feature ID 0288685[6]
Website .com.townofpembrokeparkwww

Pembroke Park is a town in Broward County, Florida, United States. The town took its name from its location along Pembroke Road. As of the 2010 census, the population was 6,102.[3] It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census. Close to half of its residents live in mobile homes.[7]

Contents

  • Geography 1
  • Demographics 2
  • References 3
  • External links 4

Geography

Pembroke Park is located at .[8] According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.7 square miles (4.3 km2). 1.4 square miles (3.5 km2) of it is land and 0.27 square miles (0.7 km2) of it (17.53%) is water.[3]

Pembroke Park is in south-central Broward County. Because of the odd shape of the town, it's borders are mostly repetitive.

On its north:

On its northeast:

On its northwest:

  • West Park

On its south:

On its southeast:

On its southwest:

  • Miami Gardens
  • Unincorporated Miami-Dade County (Ives Estates)
  • West Park

On its east:

  • Hallandale Beach

On its west:

  • West Park


Demographics

Pembroke Park Demographics
2010 Census Pembroke Park Broward County Florida
Total population 6,102 1,748,066 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 -3.1% +7.7% +17.6%
Population density 4,481.5/sq mi 1,444.9/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 37.6% 63.1% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 24.9% 43.5% 57.9%
Black or African-American 55.3% 26.7% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 18.1% 25.1% 22.5%
Asian 1.3% 3.2% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 3.1% 2.9% 2.5%
Some Other Race 2.4% 3.7% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 3,695 households out of which 32.7% were vacant. In 2000, 29.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 31.8% were married couples living together, 21.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.8% were non-families. 33.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 15.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.29 and the average family size was 2.96.

In 2000, the town population was spread out with 27.0% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 28.0% from 25 to 44, 18.7% from 45 to 64, and 17.4% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33 years. For every 100 females there were 85.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.3 males.

In 2000, the median income for a household in the town was $22,605, and the median income for a family was $25,972. Males had a median income of $26,275 versus $21,230 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,369. About 20.0% of families and 24.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 27.2% of those under age 18 and 25.5% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language was at 73.87%, while Spanish accounted for 11.49%, French 10.05% (most of whom are French Canadian,) and French Creole at 4.57% of residents.[11]

As of 2000, Pembroke Park had the sixth highest percentage of Canadian residents in the US (many of whom are French Canadians from Quebec,) with 3.1% of the US populace.[12] It was also the fifth most British West Indian populace, at 1.1% (tied with Gordon Heights, New York,)[13] the twelfth highest percentage of Jamaican residents in the US, at 8% of the city's population,[14] and the 137th highest percentage of Cuban residents in the US, at 1.52% of the city's population (tied with Goldenrod, Florida.)[15] It also had the 123rd most Dominicans in the US, at 1.25% (tied with three Northeast US areas,)[16] while it had the thirty-fourth highest percentage of Haitians (tied with South Floral Park, New York, as well as Pomona, New York and Lakeview, New York,) at 5.4% of all residents.[17]

References

  1. ^ "Town of Pembroke Park, Florida". Town of Pembroke Park, Florida. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ a b "Broward-by-the-Numbers (pages 3-5)" (PDF). www.broward.org. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  3. ^ a b c "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Pembroke Park town, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 24, 2013. 
  4. ^ "Pembroke Park Broward County, Florida Zip Code Map Boundary Version 3.0". www.zipmap.net. Retrieved 2015-07-15. 
  5. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  6. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  7. ^ "Market forcing trailer park residents from homes". The Miami Herald. Retrieved 2008-03-17. 
  8. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  9. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  10. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  11. ^ "MLA Data Center Results for Pembroke Park, FL".  
  12. ^ "Ancestry Map of Canadian Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  13. ^ "Ancestry Map of British West Indian Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-28. 
  14. ^ "Ancestry Map of Jamaican Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  15. ^ "Ancestry Map of Cuban Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  16. ^ "Ancestry Map of Dominican Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 
  17. ^ "Ancestry Map of Haitian Communities". Epodunk.com. Retrieved 2007-10-26. 

External links

Official website

  • Pembroke Park, Florida at City-Data.com


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