About Coral Springs
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.
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.