Plantation, Florida

Plantation: A city in Broward County, Florida. It is located in the southeastern part of the county. Plantation is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Plantation Historical Museum and the Plantation Golf & Country Club.

About

Plantation is a city located in the county of Broward in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 84,955 and a population density of 1,495 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 96,351 inhabitants.

The city was created 71 years ago in 1952.

Plantation is a city located in Broward County, Florida. It was officially incorporated in 1953 and was originally a pineapple and sugarcane plantation in the late 1800s. The name Plantation comes from the area's agricultural roots.

Geography

Plantation spans approximately 10 square miles of land. It is situated just west of Fort Lauderdale in South Florida. The landscape is generally flat with an average elevation of 10 feet above sea level. The climate is tropical with hot, humid summers.

Demographics

As of the 2020 census, Plantation had a population of 94,288 residents. The population is racially and ethnically diverse, with large Asian, Hispanic/Latino and Caribbean communities. Over 22% of residents are foreign born.

Economy

Major employers in Plantation are companies like American Express, DHL Express Americas, andvacation retailer AutoNation. The city has a strong tax base and low unemployment. Plantation's GDP is over $4 billion.

Housing

Plantation real estate includes various single-family neighborhoods, luxury estates, townhomes and apartment complexes. The median home value is $318,000. Gated communities with amenities are popular. New development continues around Broward Boulevard.

Attractions

Top attractions in Plantation include the Shops at Plantation Walk mall, Plantation Historical Museum, and the Festival Marketplace. The city also has 40 parks, golf courses, and nature preserves for outdoor recreation.

Plantation locator map
Location of Plantation on Florida map.

Quick Facts about Plantation

Population : 96,351 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Broward County
Postal code : 3311, 33313, 33317-33317, 33322-33325, 33388
Phone Area Codes : 954
Area : 56.81 km2
Altitude : 9 feet / 2.75 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1953 (71 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 06:43:56 (12th July 2024)
Density : 1,696 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 11.83% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Plantation is located at 26°8'3"N 80°13'55"W (26.1342100, -80.2318400).

Plantation map

Demographics

The population of Plantation increased by 11.83% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 84,955 - census
2011 86,874 2.21% estimation process
2012 87,928 1.2% estimation process
2013 90,051 2.36% estimation process
2014 90,968 1.01% estimation process
2015 91,904 1.02% estimation process
2016 92,767 0.93% estimation process
2017 93,824 1.13% estimation process
2018 94,019 0.21% estimation process
2019 94,580 0.59% estimation process
2020 96,351 1.84% estimation process

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Best Things to Do in Plantation

1 Plantation Central Park

Rating: 4.7 (1773)

9151 NW 2nd St, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Plantation Central Park

2 Volunteer Park Community Center

Rating: 4.7 (808)

12050 W Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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Volunteer Park Community Center

3 Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park

Rating: 4.5 (714)

801 S University Dr Ste #500, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park

4 Rae Carole Armstrong Liberty Tree Park

Rating: 4.7 (542)

7421 NW 5th St, Plantation, FL 33317, United States ➦ Show Map

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Rae Carole Armstrong Liberty Tree Park

5 Volunteer Park

Rating: 4.7 (533)

12050 W Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Volunteer Park

Where ot Eat in Plantation

1 Broward Mall

Rating: 4.3 (9207)

8000 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33388, United States ➦ Show Map

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Broward Mall

2 Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

Rating: 4.3 (3625)

807 S University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Olive Garden Italian Restaurant

3 Duffy's Sports Grill

Rating: 4.4 (3002)

811 S University Dr, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Duffy's Sports Grill

4 J. Alexander's

Rating: 4.5 (2855)

8550 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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J. Alexander's

5 Bonefish Grill

Rating: 4.4 (2069)

10197 W Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33322, United States ➦ Show Map

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Bonefish Grill

Where to Stay in Plantation

1 La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Plantation at SW 6th St

Rating: 4.1 (898)

7901 SW 6th St, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham Plantation at SW 6th St

2 Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale/Plantation

Rating: 4 (863)

8530 W Broward Blvd, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Hyatt Place Fort Lauderdale/Plantation

3 Sonesta ES Suites Fort Lauderdale Plantation

Rating: 4.4 (776)

410 N Pine Island Rd, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Sonesta ES Suites Fort Lauderdale Plantation

4 Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Plantation

Rating: 4 (632)

7780 SW 6th St, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Courtyard by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Plantation

Other Places in Plantation

1 Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Rating: 4.4 (77)

7800 Peters Rd Suite C100, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

2 Frank Veltri Tennis Center

Rating: 4.8 (36)

9101 NW 2nd St, Plantation, FL 33324, United States ➦ Show Map

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Frank Veltri Tennis Center

3 Plantation Building Department

Rating: 3 (22)

401 NW 70th Terrace, Plantation, FL 33317 ➦ Show Map

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Plantation Building Department

4 Plantation City Hall

Rating: 2.7 (6)

400 NW 73rd Terrace, Plantation, FL 33317 ➦ Show Map

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5 Plantation City Hall

Rating: 3 (2)

400 NW 73rd Ave, Plantation, FL 33317 ➦ Show Map

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Plantation City Hall

6 Plaza At City Hall

NW 73rd Ave, Plantation, FL 33317 ➦ Show Map

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Plaza At City Hall

People born in Plantation (38)

People born in Plantation, including ice hockey player Blake Geoffrion, diver Kassidy Cook, actor Jonathan Chase, .

List

  • Alicia Minshew (actress) she was born in 28/05/1974
  • Yann de Fabrique (French swimmer) he was born in 07/07/1973
  • Nicholas Thompson (professional golfer) he was born in 25/12/1982
  • B.J. Lawson (American politician) he was born in 30/03/1974
  • India Trotter (Association footballer) she was born in 10/03/1985
  • Renna Ryann (American movie actress) she was born in 25/01/1988
  • James Hurst (American baseball player) he was born in 01/06/1967
  • Matt Ford (American baseball player) he was born in 08/04/1981
  • Phillip Lamarre (American soccer player) he was born in 18/09/1987
  • Quadtrine Hill (Player of American football) he was born in 18/11/1982
  • Randy Rainbow (American comedian, singer and YouTuber) he was born in 06/07/1981
  • Roberta Myers (American magazine editor) she was born in 10/11/1964
  • Brandon McGee (American football player, defensive back) he was born in 11/12/1990
  • Tenzing Norgay Trainor (American actor) he was born in 04/09/2001
  • Buddy Jackson (American football player) he was born in 03/03/1989
  • Daniel Berger (professional golfer) he was born in 07/04/1993
  • Deniz Bozkurt (American association football player) he was born in 27/07/1993
  • Courtney Davies she was born in 18/12/1991

Schools in Plantation

College & universities near Plantation, FL

Code Name City ZIP
441380 Florida Barber Academy Plantation (FL) 33317
457402 University of Fort Lauderdale Lauderhill (FL) 33313
487418 Florida Career College-Lauderdale Lakes Lauderdale Lakes (FL) 33319-5617
138479 William T McFatter Technical College Davie (FL) 33317
136215 Nova Southeastern University Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33314-7796

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Plantation, FL

Code Name Address Type
FTL Fort Lauderdale 200 S.W. 21 Terrace RAIL
HOL Hollywood 3001 Hollywood Blvd RAIL
DFB Deerfield Beach 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd RAIL
MIA Miami Intermodal Center 8303 NW 37th Ave RAIL
DLB Delray Beach 345 South Congress Ave RAIL

Post offices near Plantation

Post Office Name City ZIP
Plantation Post Office Plantation (FL) 33317
Melrose Vista Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33312
Inverrary Post Office Lauderhill (FL) 33319
Dav Post Office Davie (FL) 33328
Sabal Palm Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33319

Other places with the same name (2)

  • Plantation , Kentucky human settlement in Jefferson County, Kentucky, United States of America with a population of 856 people.

Other cities in Broward County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Broward County , FL. (more)

City Name Population Title
Fort Lauderdale 184,245 The second most populous city in Broward County, Florida.
Pembroke Pines 174,414 The fifth most populous city in Florida.
Hollywood 154,611 A census-designated place in Broward County, Florida.
Miramar 141,150 The seventh most populous city in Florida.
Coral Springs 133,519 The fourth most populous city in Broward County, Florida.
Pompano Beach 112,360 The second most populous city in Broward County, Florida.
Davie 106,621 Town in Florida, United States
Sunrise 94,851 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Deerfield Beach 81,290 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Lauderhill 71,582 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Weston 71,086 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Tamarac 67,112 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Coconut Creek 61,128 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Margate 58,734 A city in Broward County, Florida.
Oakland Park 45,070 A city in Broward County, Florida.
North Lauderdale 44,203 A city in Broward County, Florida.

Distance to Other Cities

Plantation distances to largest Florida cities