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Coconut Creek, Florida
Cost of Living
The total cost of living can be a major factor when selecting which community is the best fit for your family. The median home value in Coconut Creek is around $182,449 and the median price for rent is $1,093 a month. The rent burden for Coconut Creek is about 21.1% of the average monthly income.
Demographics and Values
In Coconut Creek, 6.7% of the population are veterans. Racially, the population of Coconut Creek is 2.3% mixed race, 24.4% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 15.8% black, 3.4% Asian, 2.7% other or not specified, 0.1% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian, and 75.6% white. Out of the total city population, 53.2% are female and 46.8% are male. The median age of Coconut Creek is 40 years old. Of the population of Coconut Creek 10.6% have a graduate degree, 28.7% have a high-school diploma, and 33.1% have a college degree. Coconut Creek has a population density of 2,109 people per square mile. The current population of Coconut Creek consists of 61,010 people. Out of the total population of Coconut Creek, 11.5% have some form of disability, 8.5% live in poverty, 7.6% are widowed, and 66.6% participate in the labor force.
An overview of Florida
The natural beauty of Florida is ranked 21st in the nation. Overall, Florida ranks 13th out of all states in quality of life and 29th in healthcare. There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Florida are St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. Out of a national average of 100, Florida has a cost of living index rating of 99, a grocery index rating of 104, and a housing index rating of 95.
Social demographics of the state
In the most recent presidential election, 49% of Florida residents voted Republican and 48% voted Democrat. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religious values, 35% of Florida's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,611 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. In Florida, 34% of the population is over the age of 55.The median age in the state is 42.
State-wide weather information
The average air quality index rating in Florida is 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. The average humidity across the state is 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%.The average monthly precipitation for the state of Florida is around 4.54 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. During the winter, the average temperature in Florida drops to around 60F. The average high winter temperature is around 79F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. The average low summer temperature is around 66F in the month of June. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Florida
The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of beautyberry, water oak, blackjack, and orchid. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the swamp rabbits, the mockingbird, the diamondback rattler, or the six species of sea turtle. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.