City At A Glance

#25 LivScore 615
Fort Lauderdale, Florida Skyline

Quick Facts:

Population: 167,355
Median Household Income: $51,315
Average Work Commute: 20 Minutes
Median Home Price: $177,000

About Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale is known as “the Venice of America” for its abundant, picturesque canals and waterways. It enjoys more than 3,000 hours of sunshine a year, making it a haven for residents and tourists alike, and earning it Yahoo Travel’s citation as the country’s No.2 beach getaway. Its convenient location, great amenities, solid infrastructure and its citizens’ optimistic “can-do” attitude make this diverse community one of America’s most livable cities.