Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of July 2006 the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 86,138. It is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.
The city's name comes from the prior owner of the land the Everglades Plantation Company. The official motto of Plantation is "The Grass is Greener." Plantation also suffered extensive damage from Hurricane Wilma on October 24, 2005.
According to a 2007 estimate, the median income for a household in the city was $66,135, and the median income for a family was $80,434. Males had a median income of $44,838 versus $32,360 for females. The per capita income for the city was $28,250. About 4.3% of families and 6.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of those under age 18 and 6.7% of those age 65 or over.
DHL's World Headquarters for the Americas is located in Plantation. American Intercontinental University is also located in the area along with the University of Phoenix located on North Pine Island road. The Esperanto language institute headquarters are located in Plantation. Avianca operates a Fort Lauderdale-area sales office at 262 South University Drive in Plantation.
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