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Sunrise is a city in Broward County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.
Originally called "Sunset," a name that did not sit well with the retirees whom developers wanted to attract
The latitude of Sunrise is 26.133N. The longitude is -80.113W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 0 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 89,136.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sunrise demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Broward County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Fort Lauderdale area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 33323 ZIP code.
7% of Sunrise residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sunrise ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sunrise was $18,713, compared with $21,587 nationally.
20% of Sunrise residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sunrise, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $759. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,161.
Libraries in Sunrise include Sunrise Dan Pearl Branch, Sunset Strip Branch ... View libraries
Broward County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sunrise political report.
The average commute time for Sunrise workers is 28 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Sunrise between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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