Sunrise, Florida

Sunrise: A city in Broward County, Florida. It is located in the eastern part of the county. Sunrise is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Sunrise Civic Center and the Sunrise Art Museum.

About

Sunrise is a city located in the county of Broward in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 84,439 and a population density of 1,783 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 94,851 inhabitants.

The city was created 63 years ago in 1961.

Sunrise is a city located in Broward County, Florida. The area was originally swampland when developers began draining the land in 1960 to establish a planned residential community.

Sunrise was incorporated as a city in 1961 as developers aimed to create a master-planned suburban community. The city grew steadily through the end of the 20th century.

Major projects included the construction of the Sawgrass Mills mall in 1990, which brought commerce and tourism. Rapid population growth continued through the 2000s.

Today, Sunrise has swelled to a population over 95,000 residents. It is located just west of Fort Lauderdale in the Miami metropolitan area.

Sunrise Today

Sunrise is now considered one of the most desired communities in South Florida. It offers amenities like the BB&T Center, Sawgrass International Corporate Park, and vibrant retail centers.

The city provides programs and services focused on families, business, and maintaining a high quality of life. Sunrise successfully combined planning with growth and prosperity.

Conclusion

Sunrise emerged from swampland into a planned suburban paradise through visionary development beginning in the 1960s. Its continued expansion makes it a jewel of the South Florida region today. Sunrise is a model of successful suburban development.

Sunrise locator map
Location of Sunrise on Florida map.

Quick Facts about Sunrise

Population : 94,851 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Broward County
Postal code : 33300–33399
Area : 47.37 km2
Altitude : 0 feet / 0 meters
Establishment : June 06, 1961 (63 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 23:14:25 (15th July 2024)
Density : 2,002 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.98% (2010-2020)
Sunrise  Florida Aerial image
Sunrise Florida Aerial
Sunrise  Florida Aerial image

Geography

Sunrise is located at 26°8'2"N 80°6'47"W (26.1339700, -80.1131000).

Sunrise map

Demographics

The population of Sunrise increased by 10.98% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 84,439 - census
2011 86,303 2.16% estimation process
2012 88,582 2.57% estimation process
2013 89,757 1.31% estimation process
2014 90,661 1% estimation process
2015 91,928 1.38% estimation process
2016 93,668 1.86% estimation process
2017 94,274 0.64% estimation process
2018 95,219 0.99% estimation process
2019 95,166 -0.06% estimation process
2020 94,851 -0.33% estimation process

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Best Things to Do in Sunrise

1 Markham Park & Target Range

Rating: 4.7 (4285)

16001 FL-84, Sunrise, FL 33326, United States ➦ Show Map

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Markham Park & Target Range

2 Flippo's Sunrise

Rating: 4.2 (686)

3868 N University Dr, Sunrise, FL 33351, United States ➦ Show Map

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Flippo's Sunrise

3 Oak Hammock Park

Rating: 4.8 (559)

9220 NW 44th St, Sunrise, FL 33351, United States ➦ Show Map

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Oak Hammock Park

4 Markham Park Mountain Bike Trails

Rating: 4.9 (481)

16001 W State Rd 84, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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Markham Park Mountain Bike Trails

5 America's Escape Game Sawgrass Mills

Rating: 4.9 (453)

12701 W Sunrise Blvd #0907, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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America's Escape Game Sawgrass Mills

Where ot Eat in Sunrise

1 The Cheesecake Factory

Rating: 4.3 (4902)

2612 Sawgrass Mills Cir, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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The Cheesecake Factory

2 Bahama Breeze

Rating: 4.3 (4613)

2750 Sawgrass Mills Cir, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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Bahama Breeze

3 Rainforest Cafe

Rating: 4.2 (3627)

12801 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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Rainforest Cafe

4 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.5 (2634)

12541 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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Steak 'n Shake

5 Chili's Grill & Bar

Rating: 4.1 (1926)

12570 W Sunrise Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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Chili's Grill & Bar

Where to Stay in Sunrise

1 AC Hotel by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Sawgrass Mills/Sunrise

Rating: 4.6 (76)

1870 Sawgrass Mills Cir, Sunrise, FL 33323, United States ➦ Show Map

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AC Hotel by Marriott Fort Lauderdale Sawgrass Mills/Sunrise

Other Places in Sunrise

1 Sunrise City Hall

Rating: 4.2 (5)

10770 W Oakland Park Blvd, Sunrise, FL 33351 ➦ Show Map

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Sunrise City Hall

People born in Sunrise (10)

People born in Sunrise, including football cornerback Josh Robinson, boxer Crawford Grimsley, football player Stanley Arnoux, .

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Schools in Sunrise

College & universities near Sunrise, FL

Code Name City ZIP
132709 Broward College Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33301
439446 Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33301-3510
135559 Merryfield School of Pet Grooming Oakland Park (FL) 33334-4925
244233 City College-Fort Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33309
135081 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33309

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Sunrise, 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 Sunrise

Post Office Name City ZIP
Gateway Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33304
Col Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33301
Alridg Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33311
Causeway Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33316
Coral Ridg Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33306

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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
Plantation 96,351 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

Sunrise distances to largest Florida cities