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Fort Lauderdale

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Overview for Fort Lauderdale, FL

52,541 people live in Fort Lauderdale, where the median age is 36.6 and the average individual income is $23,304. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

36.6 years

Median Age


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


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Welcome to Fort Lauderdale

The Venice of America
With beautifully landscaped palm-tree-lined streets and distinct Spanish-Mediterranean architecture, you will feel like you are on a permanent vacation. 

The Neighbors

Families, young professionals, retirees, and an array of nationalities.
The county has a strong sense of community engagement, and participation in local events, volunteering, and supporting local businesses.

What to Expect

A vibrant and diverse community with a range of amenities and attractions.
The area offers beautiful beaches, including Fort Lauderdale Beach, and a warm climate that allows for outdoor activities year-round.

The Lifestyle

The perfect combination of beach and city life.
The sea breeze and diverse landscape make it easy to live a balanced, active lifestyle.

Unexpected Appeal

The array of cuisine options.
There are over 4,000 restaurants offering everything from freshly caught seafood to ethnic foods.

The Market

Suburban homes, waterfront properties, condominiums, and townhouses.
The county's desirable location and diverse housing options contribute to a robust market.

You'll Fall in Love With

The combination of natural beauty and cultural diversity.
The city is near Hollywood and Pompano Beach, which each offers their own unique personality.

Demographics and Employment Data for Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale has 18,539 households, with an average household size of 2.83. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fort Lauderdale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 52,541 people call Fort Lauderdale home. The population density is 8,162.67 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population


Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.


Median Age

47.98 / 52.02%

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Commute Time

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Schools in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Fort Lauderdale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Around Fort Lauderdale, FL

There's plenty to do around Fort Lauderdale, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Sweet Sensation Mini Donuts, HEW Fitness, and Go Archery.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.89 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.98 miles 22 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.58 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.58 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.14 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 2.83 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars

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