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Warm, friendly atmosphere... Beautifully landscaped grounds... 2 swimming pools and steaming Jacuzzi. Easy access to I-95 and across from the Florida Turnpike.
Coconut Creek FL, 33066
Why not live exactly as you please: surrounded by lakes and natural beauty, with your choice of wonderful amenities at your door? When the day is done, youaETMll come home to the kind of stylish, contemporary Florida home you've always wanted.
Coconut Creek FL, 33073
Convenient Location...Close to I-95 and Turnpike...Washer & Dryers in some Studios & 2 Bedrooms...
Coconut Creek FL, 33063
Located within the township...We offer room-sized screen terraces...Expect to be impressed...ALL pets welcomed
Coconut Creek FL, 33063
Coconut Palm Club is located in the Winston Park subdivision in Coconut Creek, FL. The Sawgrass Expressway and I-95 are nearby.
Coconut Creek FL, 33073
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Coconut Creek, FL
Overview of Coconut Creek
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, Coconut Creek's population was 52,909 at the 2010 census. This growing city is located about 15 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale. Coconut Creek's family-oriented lifestyle is attractive to both young families and empty nesters, and its many upcoming community projects promise to keep the city ahead of its time.
Those looking for Coconut Creek apartments for rent can look forward to the city's new MainStreet project, which promises a mixed-use downtown center. The city hopes to develop a MainStreet gathering space for living, working and playing, and hopes to build all structures to LEED-standards.
Coconut Creek's beautiful urban design is not a new phenomenon: The city has been known for its greenery and pleasant design for years. Coconut Creek won the Playful City USA award in 2012, certified as an Audubon Sustainable Community in 2010, was named CNN/Money Magazine's 48th Best Place to Live in 2010, won the Project of the Year award in 2009 from the American Society of Engineers for its reclaimed water project, and was named a Community Wildlife Habitat by the National Wildlife Foundation in 2005.
Living in Coconut Creek, FL
Coconut Creek's vibe is one of charming, planned neighborhoods and clean, family-friendly streets. The residents of Coconut Creek enjoy walking through the city's new shopping area, Promenade at Coconut Creek, where they can park their cars and browse the shops in a fun and new environment. Many residents also participate in Coconut Creek's city government. A citizen's academy is held regularly, which teaches residents the ins and outs of city government in the hopes of inspiring them to become leaders. Numerous other community gatherings, events and classes allow residents to get involved with their city.
However, there are other Coconut Creek residents than just the human population. Coconut Creek is home to Butterfly World, the largest butterfly house in the United States. Butterfly World houses over 80 species of butterflies.
Coconut Creek Work and Study
According to Coconut Creek's Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city were Broward Community College, the Broward County school board, Seminole Coconut Creek Casino, Publix, Wal-Mart and the City of Coconut Creek. About 9 percent of residents live and work in Coconut Creek, and the city loses 27.8 percent of its population during weekdays due to commuting.
Coconut Creek is home to Atlantic Technical Center and American Institute, which combined enroll about 1,700 students each year. Keiser University - Fort Lauderdale, Florida Atlantic University, Broward College, and Nova Southeastern University are all located within 15 miles of Coconut Creek.
Rentals in Coconut Creek, FL and Cost of Living
According to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, 29.1 percent of homes in Coconut Creek are renter-occupied. This is a healthy percentage, and should be welcome news for those searching for Coconut Creek rentals.
Incoming residents should be aware that Coconut Creek's living costs are higher than the national average. The city's cost of living index is 112.3, which is 12.3 percent higher than average. The median gross rent in Coconut Creek was 1,341, according to U.S. Census data.
Coconut Creek Attractions and Special Events
Butterfly World may be Coconut Creek's most well-known attraction. Ronald Boender opened Butterfly world in 1988. At the time, Butterfly World was the only butterfly house in the United States. Since its opening, Butterfly World has expanded to include hummingbird and lorikeet aviaries.
Residents and visitors alike enjoy Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, which features more than 2,400 slot machines and table games, as well as three restaurants.
Residents also frequent the city's numerous parks and green spaces. With more than 20 designated park areas, 212 acres of parks and 32 acres of athletic fields, Coconut Creek offers many options for those looking to picnic, play and stretch their legs.
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