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Fort Lauderdale, FL: What you need to know

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.

 

Fort Lauderdale, FL City Profile

Quick Facts

Population 173,570
Median Age 43
Median Household Income $50,778
Median Home Price $255,600
Walkscore 54

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Fort Lauderdale, FL Demographics

Median Population in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Median Age 42.6%
Age 18 Over 81.9%
Age 21 Over 79.1%
Age 62 Over 20.5%
Age 65 Over 16.3%

Race in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  Ethnicity White 62.2%
  Ethnicity Black 32.1%
  Ethnicity Asian 1.3%
  Ethnicity Hawaiian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Hispanic 16%
  Ethnicity Indian 0.1%
  Ethnicity Other 2.2%

Population By Gender in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  Male 52.7%
  Female 47.3%

Language in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  English Only 72.4%
  English Other 27.6%

Economics in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  Median Household Income $50,778
  Median Home Price $255,600
  Homes Owned 47.7%
  Homes Rent 52.3%
  Median Property Rent $1,087

 
COMMUTE TIME: 25.2 MINUTES
in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Commute Types in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  Walked 2.6%
  Worked at Home 7.1%
  Public Transportation 5.2%
  Other Means 4%
  Drove Alone 71.8%
  Carpooled 9.3%

54/100
WALK SCORE
for Fort Lauderdale, FL

 
Total Employed Armed Forces: 132
In Fort Lauderdale, FL

 
7.5% CIVILIAN VETERANS
in Fort Lauderdale, FL