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About Coral Springs

Location
Coral Springs is located in South Florida within Broward County. Coral Springs is located approximately 20 miles northwest of Fort Lauderdale. It is adjacent to the Everglades on the west and is surrounded by other cities, including Tamarac, Margate, Coconut Creek, and Parkland. see location map

Population and Size
On October 1, 2006, approximately 131,257 residents called Coral Springs home, making it the fourth largest city in Broward County and the 13th largest in the State of Florida. The majority of our land has been developed and only 2 percent is undeveloped. Our land use is made up of 54 percent residential properties, 7 percent commercial, 6 percent of community facilities, 3 percent industrial, 8 percent of waterways, 13 percent traffic circulation, 8 percent recreation and 1 percent for our Downtown, which is currently being developed.

Cultural Diversity
The 2005 U.S. Bureau of the Census revealed the City’s racial background as 81.5 percent Caucasian, 11.4 percent African American, 5.4 percent Asian and 19.5 percent Hispanic.