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Coconut Creek : Florida

Living a Golf Lifestyle in Coconut Creek, Florida

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Where to Retire in Coconut Creek and Home Prices

The city's housing consists of single family homes, condominiums, and townhouses - many of which are in developments. There is at least one very large active adult community in Coconut Creek (see link at top right). Median home price was about $132,500 in early 2016, according to Zillow.

What is special about Coconut Creek

Coconut Creek is called the Butterfly Capital of the World.  The world's largest butterfly aviary, Butterfly World, with over 80 species and 5,000 individual butterflies, is located in Coconut Creek.

What is not special about Coconut Creek

There is urban sprawl and a fair amount of traffic. Summers are hot and humid.

Climate and Physical Environment

January's average temperature is about 62 degrees and July's average is about 85 degrees.

Restaurants & Cultural Scene

Coconut Creek is home to Butterfly World, the largest butterfly house in the U.S.  The town also has 18 parks and green spaces, a large shopping and dining complex, and is home to the Seminole Casino.

Crime

The crime rate is about 2/3 the national average.

Medical facilities

Northwest Regional Hospital is located in nearby Margate.

Transportation

There is an Amtrak station about 5 miles away in Deerfield Beach.  The nearest airport is in Fort Laurderdale, about 20 miles from Coconut Creek.  

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