Fort Lauderdale Broward County, Florida

Fort Lauderdale: City in Florida, United States

About

Fort Lauderdale is a city located in the county of Broward in the U.S. state of Florida. Its population at the 2010 census was 165,521 and a population density of 1,760 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 184,245 inhabitants.

The city was created 111 years ago in 1911.

Fort Lauderdale Quick Facts

Population : 184,245 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Florida (United States)
County : Broward County
Head of government : mayor
Area : 94.05 km2
Altitude : 9 feet / 2.75 meters
Capital city : Fort Lauderdale is capital of Broward County
Establishment : March 03, 1911 (111 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:04:23 (22nd May 2022)
Postal code : 33301
Density : 1,959 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 10.16% (2010-2020)
Fort Lauderdale locator map
Location of Fort Lauderdale on Florida map.
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Fort Lauderdale Skyline.
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Geography

Fort Lauderdale is located at 26°7'20"N 80°8'36"W (26.1223100, -80.1433800).

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Demographics

The population of Fort Lauderdale increased by 10.16% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 165,521 - census
2011 169,012 2.07% estimation process
2012 170,909 1.11% estimation process
2013 172,275 0.79% estimation process
2014 175,153 1.64% estimation process
2015 177,356 1.24% estimation process
2016 178,837 0.83% estimation process
2017 179,877 0.58% estimation process
2018 182,101 1.22% estimation process
2019 182,437 0.18% estimation process
2020 184,245 0.98% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 5,204
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 5,430
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -4.2%
April 1, 2020 Population : 5,133
April 1, 2010 Population : 5,413
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.2%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 21.9%
People over 65 (%) : 21.0%
Female persons, % : 50.5%
White only, percent : 96.7%
Black or African American alone, percent : 0.4%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.0%
Asians alone % : 0.0%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.3%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.1%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 93.1%
2015-2019 Veterans : 363
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 1.8%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.4%

Fort Lauderdale zip code is 33301. County name: Broward, County fips: 12011

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 70.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $67,600
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $932
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $325
2015-2019 median gross rent : $601
2015-2019 Households : 2,304
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.26
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.7%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 79.8%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 14.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 15.5%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 14.1%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 51.7%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 15,337
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 49,824
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 139,133
2012 total retail sales per capita : $25,895
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $34,842
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,264
Percentage of people living in poverty : 21.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 676
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 368
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 221
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 632
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 608
2010 population per square mile : 1,791.5
2010 land area in square miles : 3.02
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 84.5%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $167,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,298
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $443
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,125
2015-2019 Households : 3,582
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.67
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 89.6%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.8%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 92.9%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 87.3%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 20.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 7.3%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.8%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 65.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.2%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 12,898
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 126,613
2012 total retail sales per capita : $13,556
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 36.2
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $67,148
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,940
Percentage of people living in poverty : 4.9%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 629
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 372
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 205
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 582
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 48
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 535
2010 population per square mile : 1,790.8
2010 land area in square miles : 5.18
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 68.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $89,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $916
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $364
2015-2019 median gross rent : $663
2015-2019 Households : 4,604
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.33
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 82.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 83.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 72.7%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 86.9%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.8%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 13.2%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.6%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 49.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 56.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 14,775
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 45,887
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 203,064
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 126,588
2012 total retail sales per capita : $9,829
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 23.0
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,034
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $22,159
Percentage of people living in poverty : 19.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 575
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 291
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 220
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 515
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 31
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 488
2010 population per square mile : 487.2
2010 land area in square miles : 26.36
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 7,483
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 78.3%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $110,000
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $918
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $365
2015-2019 median gross rent : $593
Permits for construction, 2020 : 3
2015-2019 Households : 5,745
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.40
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 93.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 1.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 76.7%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.5%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 14.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 9.0%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.5%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 39.4%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,921
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 74,444
2012 total retail sales per capita : $5,117
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.3
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $45,289
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $26,476
Percentage of people living in poverty : 14.0%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 259
2019 total employment : 1,838
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 62,860
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 3.9%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 1,015
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 1,194
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 663
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 175
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,138
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 58
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 870
2010 population per square mile : 32.1
2010 land area in square miles : 455.72

Best Things to Do in Fort Lauderdale

1 Swap Shop & Thunderbird Drive-In Theater

Rating: 4.3 (13842)

3291 W Sunrise Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311, United States ➦ Show Map

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Swap Shop & Thunderbird Drive-In Theater

2 Fort Lauderdale Beach Park

Rating: 4.7 (9597)

1100 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States ➦ Show Map

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Fort Lauderdale Beach Park

3 Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides

Rating: 4.4 (8589)

21940 Griffin Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33332, United States ➦ Show Map

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Everglades Holiday Park Airboat Tours and Rides

4 Xtreme Action Park

Rating: 4.5 (8384)

5300 Powerline Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, United States ➦ Show Map

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Xtreme Action Park

5 Museum of Discovery and Science

Rating: 4.6 (4599)

401 SW 2nd St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States ➦ Show Map

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Museum of Discovery and Science

Where ot Eat in Fort Lauderdale

1 Flanigan's Seafood Bar and Grill

Rating: 4.3 (2761)

5450 FL-7, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319, United States ➦ Show Map

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Flanigan's Seafood Bar and Grill

2 Chili's Grill & Bar

Rating: 4.2 (2729)

6302 NW 9th Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309, United States ➦ Show Map

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Chili's Grill & Bar

3 Jungle Queen Riverboat

Rating: 4.4 (1460)

801 Seabreeze Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States ➦ Show Map

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Jungle Queen Riverboat

4 Steak 'n Shake

Rating: 3.8 (884)

100 Terminal Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315, United States ➦ Show Map

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Steak 'n Shake

5 Dunkin'

Rating: 3.6 (705)

1450 W Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States ➦ Show Map

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Dunkin'

Where to Stay in Fort Lauderdale

1 Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

Rating: 4.5 (3539)

3030 Holiday Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States ➦ Show Map

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Fort Lauderdale Marriott Harbor Beach Resort & Spa

2 The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

Rating: 4.6 (2295)

1 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, United States ➦ Show Map

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The Ritz-Carlton, Fort Lauderdale

3 Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Port Everglades Cruise Port Hotel

Rating: 3.6 (2116)

2440 W State Rd 84, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States ➦ Show Map

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Rodeway Inn & Suites Fort Lauderdale Airport & Port Everglades Cruise Port Hotel

4 Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Rating: 4.2 (1901)

999 N Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304, United States ➦ Show Map

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Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

5 Ramada by Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port

Rating: 3.6 (1524)

2275 W SR 84, Marina Mile Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312, United States ➦ Show Map

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Ramada by Wyndham Fort Lauderdale Airport/Cruise Port

Other Places in Fort Lauderdale

1 Fort Lauderdale City Hall

Rating: 3.6 (39)

100 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 ➦ Show Map

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Fort Lauderdale City Hall

2 Charter Schools USA

Rating: 2.3 (16)

800 Corporate Dr Suite 700, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334, United States ➦ Show Map

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Charter Schools USA

3 Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

Rating: 3.3 (15)

101 NE 3rd Ave #100, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, United States ➦ Show Map

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Greater Fort Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau

4 North Broward Hospital District

Rating: 3.7 (3)

303 SE 17th St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States ➦ Show Map

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5 US Agricultural Department

Rating: 3 (2)

1800 Eller Dr # 222, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316, United States ➦ Show Map

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6 US Department of Agriculture

Rating: 3 (2)

299 E Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301, United States ➦ Show Map

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People born in Fort Lauderdale (200)

People born in Fort Lauderdale, including actor Justin Bartha, actress Tanya Chisholm, soccer player Christie Pearce, .

List

  • Archie Shepp (American jazz musician) he was born in 24/05/1937
  • Lita (American professional wrestler and singer) she was born in 14/04/1975
  • Tory Lane (American movie actress and adult film director) she was born in 30/09/1982
  • L. J. Smith (American author) she was born in 04/09/1965
  • Bailee Madison (American actress) she was born in 15/10/1999
  • Isaac Bruce (American football player) he was born in 10/11/1972
  • Paige O'Hara (American voice actress, singer, and painter) she was born in 10/05/1956
  • Keyon Dooling (American basketball player) he was born in 08/05/1980
  • Mitch Richmond (basketball player) he was born in 30/06/1965
  • Kaitlyn Ashley (American movie actress) she was born in 29/06/1971
  • Teri Weigel (American movie actress and model) she was born in 24/02/1962
  • Tiffany Fallon (American model) she was born in 01/05/1974
  • Madonna Wayne Gacy (American musician) he was born in 06/03/1964
  • Melanie Amaro (singer from the United States and British Virgin Islands) she was born in 26/06/1992
  • Mary Zophres (Costume Design) she was born in 23/03/1964
  • Joshua Moore (American football cornerback) he was born in 20/08/1988
  • Sandora Irvin (American basketball player) she was born in 23/02/1982
  • Jacki-O (American rapper) she was born in 24/11/1982

Schools in Fort Lauderdale

College & universities near Fort Lauderdale, FL

Code Name City ZIP
132709 Broward College Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33301
439446 Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33301-3510
447908 Florida Academy of Health & Beauty Oakland Park (FL) 33311
441380 Florida Barber Academy Plantation (FL) 33317
135081 Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33309

Stations (6)

Amtrak & bus stations near Fort Lauderdale, FL

Code Name Address Type
FTL Fort Lauderdale 200 S.W. 21 Terrace RAIL
HOL Hollywood 3001 Hollywood Blvd RAIL
DFB Deerfield Beach 1300 W. Hillsboro Blvd RAIL
MIA Miami Intermodal Center 8303 NW 37th Ave RAIL
DLB Delray Beach 345 South Congress Ave RAIL

Post offices near Fort Lauderdale

Post Office Name City ZIP
Alridg Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33311
Col Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33301
Causeway Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33316
Gateway Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33304
Southsid Post Office Fort Lauderdale (FL) 33316

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Deerfield Beach 81,290 City in Florida
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Distance to Other Cities

Fort Lauderdale distances to largest Florida cities