City of Pembroke Pines, FL
CITY OF PEMBROKE PINES
10100 Pines Blvd.
Pembroke Pines, Florida 33026
Main Phone No: (954) 435-6500
Pembroke Pines is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. According to 2006 U.S. Census Bureau estimates, the city has a population of 150,064, making it the second most populous city in Broward County, the ninth most populous in Florida, and the 157th most populous in the U.S. Its official motto is "Join Us and Progress with Us."
Population (year 2000): 137,427. Estimated population in July 2005: 150,380 (+9.4% change)
Males: 64,044 (46.6%), Females: 73,383 (53.4%)
Median resident age: 36.5 years
Median household income: $52,629 (year 2000)
Median house value: $143,200 (year 2000)
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Pembroke Pines Area Code
History of Pembroke Pines, FL
Incorporated in 1960, Pembroke Pines is a city located in southeast Broward County on Florida's southern Atlantic Coast. Pembroke Pines is twenty minutes south of Fort Lauderdale, and twenty five minutes north of Miami. Pembroke Pines took its name from its location along Pembroke Road. Pembroke Pines is the second largest city in Broward County and the ninth largest city in Florida.
Pembroke Pines residents have easy access to Port Everglades, the second busiest cruise port in the world, the Port of Miami, the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, and the Miami International Airport. Major highways in and around Pembroke Pines include: US 27 which gives access to the center of the state and Lake Okeechobee areas, the Florida Turnpike, and I-75.
Pembroke Pines won the National Civic League's coveted "All-America City Award" in 2004 and was a finalist community in 2003. Pembroke Pines also received an "outstanding achievement award" in the "2005 City Livability Awards" Program, sponsored by the U.S. Conference of Mayors. Many of Pembroke Pines schools have received the "Five Star School Award" from the Florida Department of Education as schools that have shown evidence of exemplary community involvement.
Races in Pembroke Pines:
White Non-Hispanic (52.7%)
Other race (3.7%)
Two or more races (3.5%)
Asian Indian (1.3%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)
Ancestries: Italian (9.4%), West Indian (9.0%), Irish (8.2%), German (8.1%), United States (6.1%), English (4.6%).Pines, Florida
Elevation: 7 feet
Land area: 33.1 square miles
For population 25 years and over in Pembroke Pines
High school or higher: 88.0%
Bachelor's degree or higher: 28.7%
Graduate or professional degree: 10.0%
Mean travel time to work: 31.8 minutes
For population 15 years and over in Pembroke Pines city
Never married: 20.9%
Now married: 59.1%
28.9% Foreign born (22.0% Latin America).
Population change in the 1990s: +71,851 (+109.6%).
Nearest cities: Miramar, Hollywood, Davie and Cooper City
Single-family new house construction building permits:
1996: 1978 buildings, average cost: $104,000
1997: 1648 buildings, average cost: $105,500
1998: 1987 buildings, average cost: $112,900
1999: 1181 buildings, average cost: $120,000
2000: 1127 buildings, average cost: $118,900
2001: 1522 buildings, average cost: $121,300
2002: 729 buildings, average cost: $148,400
2003: 88 buildings, average cost: $213,400
2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $223,800
2005: 2 buildings, average cost: $220,200
Latitude: 26.01 N, Longitude: 80.31 W
Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Retail trade (12.9%),
Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.4%).
Daytime population change due to commuting: -29,596 (-21.5%)
Average climate in Pembroke Pines, Florida
Workers who live and work in this city: 11,380 (17.6%)
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Pembroke Pines-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 4/10/1956, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.8 miles away from the Pembroke Pines city center injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
On 2/23/1965, a category 3 tornado 11.6 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Birthplace of: Erasmus James - 2005 NFL player (Minnesota Vikings, born: Nov 4, 1982), Jeff Fiorentino - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Baltimore Orioles, born: Apr 14, 1983), Adrian Thomas - College basketball player (Miami Hurricanes).
Hospitals/medical centers in Pembroke Pines:
- MEMORIAL HOSPITAL PEMBROKE (2301 N UNIVERSITY DRIVE)
- MEMORIAL HOSPITAL WEST (703 N FLAMINGO ROAD)
- SOUTH FL STATE HOSPITAL (800 EAST CYPRESS DRIVE)
Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Pembroke Pines:
- FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 12 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
- MIAMI INTL (about 16 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
- PALM BEACH INTL (about 48 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Pembroke Pines:
- NORTH PERRY (about 6 miles; HOLLYWOOD, FL; ID: HWO)
- OPA LOCKA (about 9 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: OPF)
- OPA LOCKA WEST (about 9 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: X46)
Amtrak stations near Pembroke Pines:
- 11 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
- 12 miles: MIAMI (8303 N.W. 37TH AVE.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
- 13 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
Pembroke Pines Arts and Culture
Pembroke Pines provides easy access to all of the leisure time attractions of nearby Miami as well as the entire South Florida metropolitan area. Some attractions of note in and around Pembroke Pines include:
- A soon to open 450 acre wetland park on Sheridan Street and US 27
- The Broward Center for the Performing Arts
- The Broward Museum of Discovery & Science
- The Calder Race Course
- The IGFA Fishing Hall of Fame and Museum in Dania Beach
- The International Swimming Hall of Fame in Fort Lauderdale
- The Miami-Hollywood Motorsports Park
- The Museum of Art, Ft Lauderdale
- The Pembroke Pines Historical Museum
- The Pembroke Pines Theatre of the Performing Arts
- The South Broward Ballet Theater