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Coconut Creek is a city in Broward County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community was named for the coconut palms growing here

The latitude of Coconut Creek is 26.251N. The longitude is -80.179W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 7 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 48,198.


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Median household income
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$43,980
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Coconut Creek demographic reports
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 112. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 2.3 per 1,000 people.
Nearby parks & recreation: Tradewinds Park
Coconut Creek attractions: Butterfly World
Historic sites and museums: Pompano Beach Historical Society Museum
Colleges and universities: Atlantic Vocational Technical Center, Broward Community College - North Campus
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National index: 100
Local index: 118

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10% of Coconut Creek residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Coconut Creek ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Coconut Creek was $25,590, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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27% of Coconut Creek residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Coconut Creek, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $824.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,321.


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Libraries in Coconut Creek include North Regional/Bcc Library ... View libraries

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Broward County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Coconut Creek political report.

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The average commute time for Coconut Creek workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 8 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Coconut Creek between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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