|Incorporated||July 10, 1963|
|o Mayor||Christine Hunschofsky (D)|
|o Vice Mayor||Bob Mayersohn|
|o Commissioners||Stacy Kagan, Rich Walker, Ken Cutler|
|o City Manager||Nancy Morando (Interim)|
|o City Clerk||Jennifer Johnson|
|o City||14.35 sq mi (37.16 km2)|
|o Land||12.50 sq mi (32.38 km2)|
|o Water||1.84 sq mi (4.77 km2) 3.77%|
|Elevation||9 ft (4 m)|
| o Estimate |
|o Density||2,732.94/sq mi (1,055.17/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (EST)|
|o Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
33067, 33073, 33076
|Area code(s)||754, 954|
|GNIS feature ID||0307615|
Parkland is a city in northern Broward County, Florida. As of the 2010 census, the population of Parkland was 23,962. Parkland is part of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people in 2015.
Parkland is known for its zoning laws, which are designed to protect the "park-like" character of the city. There were no stores or traffic lights in Parkland until the mid-1990s and early 2000s when large neighborhood developments (Heron Bay and Parkland Isles) were built.
On February 14, 2018, a gunman killed 17 people and injured 17 others in the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, the deadliest shooting at an American high school. As a result of this, the survivors of the shooting, notably David Hogg, Emma Gonzalez, and Cameron Kasky organized a demonstration called March for Our Lives on March 24, 2018 in Washington, D.C. in support of legislation to prevent gun violence in the United States with turnout estimated to be between 1.2 and 2 million people in the U.S, making it one of the largest protests in American history.
Parkland is located at  According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.8 square miles (33.2 km2), of which 12.3 square miles (31.9 km2) is land and 0.50 square miles (1.3 km2) (3.97%) is water. The northern boundary of Parkland coincides with the border between Broward and Palm Beach counties. West Boca Raton, an unincorporated area of Palm Beach County that extends west of Boca Raton's city limits, lies to the north. Coconut Creek lies to the east, Coral Springs lies to the south and the west is bounded by the Everglades..
|2010 Census||Parkland||Broward County||Florida|
|Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010||+73.2%||+7.7%||+17.6%|
|Population density||1,943.3/sq mi||1,444.9/sq mi||350.6/sq mi|
|White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic)||84.0%||63.1%||75.0%|
|Black or African-American (including Black Hispanic)||6.5%||26.7%||16.0%|
|Hispanic or Latino (of any race)||13.0%||25.1%||22.5%|
|Native American or Native Alaskan||0.1%||0.3%||0.4%|
|Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian||0.0%||0.1%||0.1%|
|Two or more races (Multiracial)||1.9%||2.9%||2.5%|
|Some Other Race||1.6%||3.7%||3.6%|
As of 2010, there were 8,292 households, out of which 7.4% were vacant. In 2000, the city population was spread out, with 35.1% under the age of 18, 4.3% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 24.0% from 45 to 64, and 3.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 99.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.7 males.
According to a 2016 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $131,340, and the estimated median house value was $596,212. Males had a median income of $103,942 versus $81,425 for females. The per capita income for the city was $56,793. About 2.0% of families and .4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.2% of those under age 18 and none of those age 65 or over.
Parkland elects a five-member City Commission. Elections are technically non-partisan, however, all five members are party-affiliated (4 Democrats and 1 Republican).
|Name||Title||District Represented||Political Party|
|Stacy Kagan||Commission Member||District 1||Democratic|
|Richard Walker||Commission Member||District 2||Republican|
|Ken Cutler||Commission Member||District 3||Democratic|
|Bob Meyersohn||Vice Mayor||District 4||Democratic|
|2016||51.17% 7,839||46.11% 7,063||2.72% 417|
|2012||46.88% 4,954||52.70% 5,569||0.42% 45|
|2008||52.15% 5,178||47.41% 4,707||0.44% 44|
|2004||47.72% 2,632||51.59% 2,845||0.69% 38|
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