Welcome to Parkland

An affluent suburban oasis with luxurious amenities close to home

Parkland is known for its sprawling gated neighborhoods that offer families of all sizes the safety and comfort people look for in a home. This city is a southern Florida gem combining a robust educational system and a tropical paradise. Parkland continues to attract a high-end crowd and caters to those who appreciate the finer things in life. The homes are stately, and the public spaces are stunningly maintained, allowing residents to take pride in their community. Its location makes it easy to commute for work in Boca Raton or Pompano Beach.

What to Love

  • Gated communities with spacious properties
  • Some of the best schools in Broward County
  • Ideally located in South Florida


Local Lifestyle

Parkland is conveniently located less than 20 minutes from the beaches and less than an hour outside Miami. Residents have an abundance of activities to enjoy within their city while remaining positioned perfectly to visit south Florida landmarks. The private neighborhoods offer tranquility, while the public spaces and surrounding cities allow residents to socialize and explore.


Parkland Real Estate Insights

Parkland real estate is a scenic beauty. For more information about Parkland real estate, and current homes for sale, Realtors from Santana Group are favored experts in South Florida.


Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Many fine dining options in Parkland can spice up date night or make an anniversary one to remember. Déjà Blue Restaurant is a European and Mediterranean fusion restaurant that can take you on a trip around the world without leaving the table. Set on a lake, their outdoor seating has water views, and the restaurant's interior exudes elegance. For upscale coffee and toast, Carmela Coffee Company will be sure to impress you and your guests. This coffee shop has an unmatched ambiance and wins over patrons stopping by for the first time.

Another dining option is The Cook and The Cork, where you will find New American cuisine and a fusion of various European flavors. With ingredients that are found around the globe and beverages to match, this spot might become your new favorite local eatery.

And lastly, while you will need to bring your own snacks, some free entertainment occurs monthly at the Pine Trails Park Amphitheatre. The Movie in the Park gathering is an all-ages event that brings families together to watch a movie under the stars.


Things to Do

Florida living enables you to stay active year-round, and Parkland has numerous parks and public spaces that strengthen community engagement. 6 Acre Wood Park is centrally located within the city and provides locals with many walking trails and manicured fields to use and appreciate. The flora and fauna delight and surprise guests as they enter the park, and your next picnic or stroll with friends could be enjoyed here. Barkland Dog Park is an option for your furry family members, which covers a two-acre area with numerous pet-related amenities. There are spaces sectioned off for smaller dogs and an area with a station to wash your pets.

The Parkland Equestrian Center is a premier facility that enables residents to meet for family-friendly events and get outside for the day. There are plenty of trails and a playground, making this a versatile spot for families with varied interests. Another way to get connected with the community will be through attending events held by the city, like the Parkland Day Parade & Festival. Held at Pine Trails Park, this event celebrates the origins of the city and hosts larger-than-life floats and a spirited concert with big-name performers.


Parkland is serviced by Broward County Public Schools, and the options in the area allow you and your student to choose the best school for their educational journey.

Overview for Parkland, FL

33,772 people live in Parkland, where the median age is 39.4 and the average individual income is $63,078. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

39.4 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Parkland, FL

Parkland has 10,247 households, with an average household size of 3.29. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Parkland do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 33,772 people call Parkland home. The population density is 2,701.04 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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52.4 / 47.6%

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Schools in Parkland, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Parkland. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Somerset Parkland Academy
K - 8th
No rating available
Riverglades Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Heron Heights Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Park Trails Elementary School
PreK - 5th
Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School
9th - 12th
Westglades Middle School
6th - 8th
Mary Help Of Christians Catholic School
K - 8th
No rating available

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