Cooper City is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city is named for Morris Cooper, who founded the community in 1959. The city's population was 28,547 at the 2010 census.
In 2006, with the annexation of the Waldrep Dairy Farm, Cooper City started construction on the first major new home construction project within the past few decades. It was expected the addition of the 530-acre (2.1 km2) property would add upwards of 4,000 new residents through 2011.
In 2007, Cooper City was rated as one of the Best 10 Towns for Families by Family Circle magazine.
Cooper City is located at 26°02′41″N 80°17′22″W. The city is bounded by Davie to the north, Pembroke Pines to the south, both Hollywood and Davie to the east, and Southwest Ranches to the west.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.3 square miles (21.6 km2), of which 8.0 square miles (20.8 km2) is land and 0.31 square miles (0.8 km2) is water (3.63%).
As of 2010, there were 9,912 households, out of which 2.9% were vacant. In 2000, 51.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 70.8% were married couples living together, 11.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 14.2% were non-families. 10.8% of all households were made up of individuals, and 3.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.06 and the average family size was 3.30.