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Population in 2012: 170,747 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +12.0%
Males: 90,523  (53.0%)
Females: 80,224  (47.0%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Florida median age:  40.3 years

Zip codes: 33301, 33304, 33305, 33306, 33308, 33309, 33319, 33334.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $50,997 (it was $37,887 in 2000)
Fort Lauderdale:

$50,997
FL:

$45,040
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,539

Fort Lauderdale city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $223,400 (it was $132,600 in 2000)
Fort Lauderdale:

$223,400
FL:

$148,200
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $418,255; Detached houses: $484,074; Townhouses or other attached units: $330,516; In 2-unit structures: $256,531; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $237,572; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $334,273; Mobile homes: $95,513; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $1,478,149

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,049.

Recent home sales, real estate maps, and home value estimator for zip codes: 33301, 33304, 33305, 33306, 33308, 33309, 33311, 33312, 33315, 33316, 33394.

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Fort Lauderdale races chart
  • White alone - 82,159 (48.1%)
  • Black alone - 51,146 (30.0%)
  • Hispanic - 29,327 (17.2%)
  • Two or more races - 3,757 (2.2%)
  • Asian alone - 2,753 (1.6%)
  • Other race alone - 1,128 (0.7%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 320 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 157 (0.09%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Fort Lauderdale: 113.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

Ancestries: Irish (8.9%), West Indian (8.5%), German (7.6%), Italian (7.3%), United States (6.6%), English (6.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 8 feet

Land area: 31.7 square miles.

Population density: 5,381 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Fort Lauderdale:

  • High school or higher: 85.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 33.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.3%
  • Unemployed: 13.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Fort Lauderdale city:

  • Never married: 41.4%
  • Now married: 37.0%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 5.1%
  • Divorced: 13.6%

39,809 residents are foreign born (14.7% Latin America, 3.3% Europe).

This city:  21.5%
Florida:  19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 559 registered sex offenders living in Fort Lauderdale, Florida as of November 27, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Fort Lauderdale to the number of sex offenders is 305 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,357 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,795 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (21.3 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (963.6 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lazy Lake, FL (1.2 miles) , Wilton Manors, FL (1.3 miles ), Franklin Park, FL (1.5 miles ), Washington Park, FL (1.5 miles ), Golden Heights, FL (1.5 miles ), Roosevelt Gardens, FL (1.6 miles ), Boulevard Gardens, FL (1.6 miles ), Rock Island, FL (1.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 118 buildings, average cost: $175,600
  • 1998: 135 buildings, average cost: $179,900
  • 1999: 117 buildings, average cost: $283,700
  • 2000: 188 buildings, average cost: $229,800
  • 2001: 189 buildings, average cost: $346,900
  • 2002: 232 buildings, average cost: $290,100
  • 2003: 417 buildings, average cost: $231,700
  • 2004: 378 buildings, average cost: $178,000
  • 2005: 424 buildings, average cost: $143,400
  • 2006: 289 buildings, average cost: $154,100
  • 2007: 137 buildings, average cost: $165,400
  • 2008: 92 buildings, average cost: $429,200
  • 2009: 38 buildings, average cost: $694,300
  • 2010: 42 buildings, average cost: $566,700
  • 2011: 42 buildings, average cost: $557,600
  • 2012: 81 buildings, average cost: $538,300

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Latitude: 26.14 N, Longitude: 80.14 W

Nickname or alias (official or unofficial): Venice of America

Daytime population change due to commuting: +79,943 (+46.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 33,350 (43.3%)

Area codes: 954, 754

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Crime rates in Fort Lauderdale by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 1329121815152125221371216
per 100,000 8.018.57.511.29.08.912.313.312.07.13.87.29.4
Rapes 66483949546783567356739148
per 100,000 40.530.724.530.432.439.848.829.839.930.639.254.228.1
Robberies 760837669640755741832736848685627771835
per 100,000 466.5535.4419.8397.3453.4440.3488.8391.5463.6374.4336.8459.5488.8
Assaults 923767687645597680747706685727649691644
per 100,000 566.6490.6431.1400.4358.5404.1438.9375.5374.5397.4348.6411.9377.0
Burglaries 2,2592,4392,4822,3202,6122,5552,2392,2662,6332,9072,8413,1022,951
per 100,000 1386.71560.01557.41440.21568.41518.21315.51205.41439.31589.01526.01848.91727.5
Thefts 7,3637,0496,4186,2816,4937,5646,6786,5816,9396,7806,4376,4896,419
per 100,000 4520.04508.64027.23899.13898.94494.53923.63500.63793.23706.13457.63867.63757.6
Auto thefts 1,3981,4121,3741,1351,0041,0971,020865847687636601590
per 100,000 858.2903.1862.2704.6602.9651.8599.3460.1463.0375.5341.6358.2345.4
Arson 59485438434849485739444439
per 100,000 36.230.733.923.625.828.528.825.531.221.323.626.222.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 570.9600.8516.0492.4498.2529.1524.1444.0492.7458.0424.6520.2495.0

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Crime rate in Fort Lauderdale detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 668 (501 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.93
Florida average:

2.45

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Florida:

7.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Health care (4%)
  • Health care (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Fort Lauderdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 2.7 miles away from the Fort Lauderdale city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 tornado 2.9 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Fort Lauderdale-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 79.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Broward County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Amy Dumas - Professional wrestler, Rielle Hunter - Sex scandal figure, Jessicka - Artist, Kevin Jennings - Educator, Patrick Peterson - College football player, Mark Sanford - Politician, David Heath (wrestler) - Professional wrestler, Robby Ginepri - Tennis player, Angel Orsini - Professional wrestler, Anthony Rizzo (baseball) - Professional baseball player.

Main business address for: STEPHAN CO (PERFUMES, COSMETICS & OTHER TOILET PREPARATIONS), OCEAN BIO CHEM INC (SPECIALTY CLEANING, POLISHING AND SANITATION PREPARATIONS), CITRIX SYSTEMS INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), SEABULK INTERNATIONAL INC (DEEP SEA FOREIGN TRANSPORTATION OF FREIGHT), CYBERGUARD CORP (ELECTRONIC COMPUTERS), FLANIGANS ENTERPRISES INC (RETAIL-EATING PLACES), NIMBUS GROUP INC (SERVICES-BUSINESS SERVICES, NEC), WEIDA COMMUNICATIONS, INC. (TELEPHONE COMMUNICATIONS (NO RADIO TELEPHONE)) and 9 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Fort Lauderdale:

  • BROWARD DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 1500 N FEDERAL HWY #100)
  • EAST FT LAUDERDALE DIALYSIS CENTER LLC (Dialysis Facility, 1301 S ANDREWS AVE)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE RENAL DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 6264 N FEDERAL HWY)
  • FT LAUDERDALE ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CTR (Dialysis Facility, 6606 N FEDERAL HWY)
  • UNIVERSAL KIDNEY CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, 4875 NE 20TH TERRACE)
  • ACCESSIBLE HOME HEALTH CARE OF BROWARD (Home Health Center, 5100 NW 33RD AVENUE SUITE 245)
  • ALLIANCECARE (Home Health Center, 5420 NW 33RD AVE, STE 109)
  • ALTERCARE, LLC (Home Health Center, 1001 W CYPRESS CREEK RD STE 308)
  • AMEDISYS HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 3323 W COMMERCIAL BLVD STE 100)
  • AMERICAN ELDERCARE, INC (Home Health Center, 3320 NW 53RD ST STE 203)
  • ASSOCIATED HOME HEALTH (Home Health Center, 3313 W COMMERCIAL BLVD STE 114)
  • BROWARD HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, 2700 W CYPRESS CREEK RD STE B100)
  • COMPREHENSIVE HOME CARE OF BROWARD (Home Health Center, 6450 NW 5TH WAY)
  • FIRSTLANTIC NURSING SERVICES, INC. (Home Health Center, 3201 W COMMERCIAL BLVD, STE 220)
  • FLORIDA HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 4620 NORTH STATE ROAD 7 SUITE 115)
  • GOLD COAST HOME HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 2101 W COMMERCIAL BLVD STE 4500)
  • HEALTH SIGNALS HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 5200 N FEDERAL HWY)
  • HIGHLITE HOME CARE, INC. (Home Health Center, 5700 N FEDERAL HWY STE 2)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH AGENCY (Home Health Center, 5601 N DIXIE HWY STE 208)
  • HOME ADVANTAGE - PRIVATE (Home Health Center, 1451 W CYPRESS CREEK RD STE 373)
  • INTERIM HEALTHCARE OF BROWARD COUNTY (Home Health Center, 2900 NW 62ND ST STE 6)
  • MEDERI CARETENDERS VS OF BROWARD LLC (Home Health Center, 4901 NW 17TH WAY STE 405)
  • NIGHTINGALE HOME HEALTHCARE OF FLORIDA INC (Home Health Center, 4901 NW 17 WAY STE 306)
  • NORTH BEACH HOME HEALTH CARE LLC (Home Health Center, 120 E OAKLAND PARK BLVD STE 208)
  • PERSONAL TOUCH HOME CARE OF FL, INC. (Home Health Center, 8001 SW 36TH ST STE 8)
  • RECOVERY HOME CARE,INC. (Home Health Center, 701 E COMMERCIAL BLVD, STE 250B)
  • SENIOR HEALTHCARE SERVICES, INC. (Home Health Center, 1835 S PERIMETER RD STE 120)
  • SOUTHEAST HOMECARE (Home Health Center, 3355 NW 55 ST)
  • US HOMECARE CERTIFIED CORP OF FL (Home Health Center, 5200 NW 33 AVE 110)
  • VITAS CARE SOLUTIONS, INC. (Home Health Center, 5430 NW 33RD AVE, STE 106)
  • VNA OF BROWARD CO INC (Home Health Center, 16 N.E. 4TH STREET)
  • ANN STORCK CENTER INC (Hospital, 1790 SW 43RD WAY)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 4545 N FEDERAL HIGHWAY)
  • BROWARD HEALTH IMPERIAL POINT (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 6401 N FEDERAL HWY)
  • BROWARD HEALTH MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1600 S ANDREWS AVE)
  • CLEVELAND CLINIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, provides emergency services, 2835 NORTH OCEAN BLVD)
  • CORAL RIDGE PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITAL (Hospital, 4545 N FEDERAL HIGHWAY)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1601 EAST LAS OLAS BLVD)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL INC (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, 4725 N FEDERAL HWY)
  • HOSPICE CARE OF SOUTHEAST FLA INC (Hospital, 309 SE 18TH ST)
  • KINDRED HOSPITAL SOUTH FLORIDA (Hospital, provides emergency services, 1516 E LAS OLAS BLVD)
  • LAS OLAS HOSPITAL (Hospital, 1516 E LAS OLAS BLVD)
  • VITAS HLTHCARE CORP OF FLORIDA (Hospital, 5420 NW 33RD AVE SUITE 100)
  • WEST BROWARD HOSP (Hospital, 1101 1ST ST)
  • BROWARD NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1330 S ANDREWS AVE)
  • FT LAUDERDALE HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2000 EAST COMMERCIAL BLVD)
  • HARBOR BEACH NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 1615 MIAMI ROAD)
  • HOLY CROSS PAVILION FOR SKILLED CARE (Nursing Home, 4725 N FEDERAL HIGHWAY)
  • MANOR OAKS NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 2121 E COMMERCIAL BLVD)
  • MANOR PINES CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, 1701 NE 26TH ST)
  • MERCY MANOR NORTH (Nursing Home, 2331 NE 53RD STREET)
  • NATIONAL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2000 E COMMERCIAL BLVD)
  • NORTH RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, 5757 NORTH DIXIE HIGHWAY)

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Airports and heliports located in Fort Lauderdale:


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Amtrak station:

FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: ci.ftlaud.fl.us

Colleges/Universities in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Nova Southeastern University (Full-time enrollment: 14,847; Location: 3301 College Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.nova.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Broward College (FT enrollment: 13,490; Location: 225 E las Olas Blvd; Public; Website: www.broward.edu)
  • Keiser University-Ft. Lauderdale (FT enrollment: 10,580; Location: 1500 NW 49th St.; Private, for-profit; Website: www.keiseruniversity.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale Inc (FT enrollment: 1,799; Location: 1799 SE 17th St; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aifl.edu)
  • Sanford-Brown Institute (FT enrollment: 937; Location: 1201 W. Cypress Creek Road; Private, for-profit; Website: WWW.SBftlaud.COM)
  • ATI Career Training Center (FT enrollment: 623; Location: 2890 Northwest 62nd Street; Private, for-profit; Website: www.aticareertraining.edu)
  • ITT Technical Institute-Fort Lauderdale (FT enrollment: 615; Location: 3401 S University Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.itt-tech.edu)
  • Everest Institute-Fort Lauderdale (FT enrollment: 575; Location: 1040 Bayview Dr; Private, for-profit; Website: www.everest.edu/campus/ft_lauderdale)
  • City College (FT enrollment: 493; Location: 2000 W. Commerical Boulevard; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.citycollege.edu)
  • Atlantic Institute of Oriental Medicine (FT enrollment: 110; Location: 100 E Broward Blvd, Suite 100; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.atom.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Coral Ridge Nurses Assistant Training School Inc (FT enrollment: 29; Location: 2121 W Oakland Pk Blvd; Private, for-profit)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Fort Lauderdale:

  • University of Phoenix-South Florida Campus (about 8 miles; Plantation, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,431)
  • University of Miami (about 16 miles; Coral Gables, FL; FT enrollment: 14,212)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 17 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 14,899)
  • Saint Thomas University (about 17 miles; Miami Gardens, FL; FT enrollment: 2,030)
  • Barry University (about 19 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 6,190)
  • Florida National College (about 23 miles; Hialeah, FL; FT enrollment: 2,061)
  • AI Miami International University of Art and Design (about 25 miles; Miami, FL; FT enrollment: 3,347)

Private high schools in Fort Lauderdale:

  • ST THOMAS AQUINAS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,151; Location: 2801 SW 12TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (Students: 1,868; Location: 3301 COLLEGE AVE - SONKEN BLDG; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PINE CREST SCHOOL (Students: 1,692; Location: 1501 NE 62ND ST; Grades: PK - 12)
  • ARCHBISHOP EDWARD MCCARTHY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,359; Location: 5451 S FLAMINGO RD; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • CALVARY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 1,355; Location: 2401 W CYPRESS CREEK RD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • CARDINAL GIBBONS HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,215; Location: 2900 NE 47TH ST; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • WESTMINSTER ACADEMY (Students: 1,001; Location: 5601 N FEDERAL HWY; Grades: PK - 12)
  • FORT LAUDERDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 295; Location: 6330 NW 31ST AVE; Grades: PK - 12)

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Fort Lauderdale:

  • ST MARK'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 558; Location: 1750 E OAKLAND PARK BLVD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BRAUSER MAIMONIDES ACADEMY (Students: 366; Location: 5300 SW 40TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST ANTHONY SCHOOL (Students: 344; Location: 820 NE 3RD ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • CHRIST CHURCH SCHOOL (Students: 287; Location: 4845 NE 25TH AVE; Grades: PK - 5)
  • ST JEROME CATHOLIC SCHOOL (Students: 285; Location: 2601 SW 9TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • OUR LADY QUEEN OF MARTYRS SCHOOL (Students: 283; Location: 2785 SW 11TH CT; Grades: PK - 8)
  • BETHANY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 248; Location: 880 S FEDERAL HWY; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PRECIOUS PROMISE ACADEMY PRESCHOOL (Students: 170; Location: 2699 W COMMERCIAL BLVD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • KENTWOOD PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 149; Location: 4650 SW 61ST AVE; Grades: 1 - 11)
  • FAITH LUTHERAN SCHOOL (Students: 142; Location: 1161 SW 30TH AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Fort Lauderdale, School District: BROWARD COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT

Library in Fort Lauderdale:

  • BROWARD COUNTY LIBRARIES DIVISION (Operating income: $69,966,642; Location: 100 S. ANDREWS AVE; 2,638,454 books; 29,829 e-books; 315,606 audio materials; 423,320 video materials; 14 local licensed databases; 62 state licensed databases; 6,766 print serial subscriptions; 200 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Fort Lauderdale: Bahia Mar Yacht Center (A), Coral Ridge Country Club (B), Trafalgar Plaza (C), Plaza Executive Center (D), One River Plaza (E), Imperial Shopping Plaza (F), Coral Ridge Shopping Plaza (G), Delray Dunes Golf and Country Club (H), Port Everglades Berths 5 and 6 (I), Port Everglades Berths 1and 2 And 3 (J), Port Everglades Berths 1A and 1B (K), Port Everglades Berth 4A (L), Port Everglades Berth 4 (M), Fiveash Waterworks (N), Fort Lauderdale Stadium (O), Lockhart Stadium (P), Port Everglades Approach Light (Q), Sunrise Bay Center (R), Fort Lauderdale Station (S), Best Plaza (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: North Ridge Shopping Center (1), Promenade at Bay Colony Shopping Center (2), Imperial Square Shopping Center (3), Galleria Mall (4), Benefit Mall (5), The Galleria at Fort Lauderdale Shopping Center (6), Gateway Shopping Center (7), Dailland Park Shopping Center (8), Manor Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Fort Lauderdale include: Berean Church (A), Sunset Church (B), Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church (C), First United Methodist Church (D), Methodist Church Parkway United (E), Saint Nicholas Episcopal Church (F), Saint Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church (G), Apostle Faith Church of Jesus (H), Church of God Pompano Beach (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Sunset Memorial Gardens (1), Lauderdale Memorial Park (2), Evergreen Cemetery (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes: Cliff Lake (A), Sunset Lake (B), Rock Pit Lake (C), Lake Sylvia (D), Lake Mabel (E), Seminole Lake (F), Mayan Lake (G), Lake Melva (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: New River (A), Tarpon River (B), Osceola Creek (C), Middle River (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Fort Lauderdale include: Hugh Taylor Birch State Park (1), Holiday Park (2), South Beach Park (3), Sunland Park (4), English Park (5), Warfield Park (6), S P Snyder Park (7), Flamingo Park (8), Bay View Drive Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Fort Lauderdale Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Gallery 721 Inc (Museums; 725 Progresso Drive) (1), Anhinga Indian Gift Shop & Museum (5985 South State Road 7) (2), Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (Museums; 219 Southwest 2nd Avenue) (3), Bonnet House Museum & Gardens (900 North Birch Road) (4), Antique Car Museum Inc (1527 Southwest 1st Avenue) (5), Broward County - Libraries Division- Book Renewals (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 201 Southeast 6th Street) (6), Broward County - Libraries Division- Telephone Reference Information (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 100 Southwest 12th Avenue) (7), Broward County - Libraries Division- Branch Libraries- Imperial Point Br (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 5985 North Federal Highway) (8), Broward County - Libraries Division- Branch Libraries (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 3301 College Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Baymont Inns & Suites (3800 West Commercial Boulevard) (1), Bamboo Resort (2733 Middle River Drive) (2), Birch Patio Motel (617 North Birch Road) (3), Bridge at Cordova (1441 Cordova Road) (4), By-Eddy Apartment Motel (1021 Ne 13th Av) (5), Best Western Oceanside Inn (1180 Seabreeze Boulevard) (6), Best Western Ft Lauderdale Inn (1221 State Road 84) (7), Buena Vista Hotel & Conference Center (4225 El Mar Drive) (8), Bimini Rental (4649 SW 37th Avenue) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Florida State - Judicial- Public Defender (201 Southeast 6th Street) (1), U S Government - Courts- US District Court- Clerk of Court (299 East Broward Boulevard) (2), Courts-Federal - Bankruptcy Court- Clerk's Office Info (299 East Broward Boulevard) (3). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Broward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  CO  SO2 NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 23.5. This is better than average.
City:

23.5
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2009 was 0.404. This is about average. There were 24 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.404
U.S.:

0.360
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.0104. This is significantly better than average. There were 19 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.0104
U.S.:

2.4332
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 6.34. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.34
U.S.:

9.39
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 24.0. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

24.0
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 15.8. This is better than average. There were 35 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 6.49. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

6.49
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Lauderdale and their reported violations in the past:

RANCHO DAL PASO (Address: Apt. 2109 E , Serves NM, Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-13-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-13-2005), St Public Notif received (AUG-29-2005)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-09-2004), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-09-2004), St Public Notif received (AUG-16-2004)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-04-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (DEC-04-2001), St Public Notif received (DEC-06-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-11-2001), St Public Notif received (JUN-26-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAY-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JUN-01-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-01-2001), St Public Notif requested (JUN-11-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-11-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-11-2001), St Public Notif received (APR-24-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-11-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and MAR-08-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: Fed Compliance achieved (MAR-08-2000)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GARDEN LANE APARTMENTS (Address: Suite 101 , Serves CT, Population served: 32, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2003, Contaminant: Coliform
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-01-2003), St Public Notif requested (APR-08-2003), St Public Notif received (APR-15-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up and Routine Tap Sampling - Between JAN-10-2006 and DEC-31-2025, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (JUN-12-2006)
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between AUG-10-2004 and NOV-17-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2004)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2004 and NOV-17-2004, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-01-2004), St Compliance achieved (NOV-17-2004)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-2001 and JUL-09-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2002)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-01-2001 and JUL-09-2002, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (FEB-09-2001), St Compliance achieved (JUL-09-2002)
  • 39 routine major monitoring violations
  • 1169 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
SILVERWOOD TRAILER PARK (Address: 2031 W OAKLAND PARK BLVD STE 100 , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
NEW RIVER DRY DOCK (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Fort Lauderdale that have no violations reported:

  • WHISPERING PINES CAMPGROUND WELLS #1 #2 (Serves RI, Population served: 600, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 19.9%
(9.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 32.9% for Black residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  47.6%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  10.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 2.6% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Fort Lauderdale, FL

People in group quarters in Fort Lauderdale in 2010:

  • 1,291 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 559 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 467 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 324 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 202 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 191 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 183 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 144 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 28 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 13 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 8 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 8 people in in-patient hospice facilities

People in group quarters in Fort Lauderdale in 2000:

  • 2,763 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 777 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 617 people in nursing homes
  • 279 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 209 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 185 people in halfway houses
  • 157 people in state prisons
  • 156 people in other group homes
  • 122 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 119 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 51 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 51 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 33 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 23 people in religious group quarters
  • 18 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 17 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 15 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 13 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 5 people in unknown juvenile institutions

Fort Lauderdale compared to Florida state average:

Fort Lauderdale, Florida environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median house value above state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with most branches in Fort Lauderdale (2011 data):

  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 14 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Bank of America, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • BankAtlantic: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,648.1 mil, Deposits: $3,293.2 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices
  • SunTrust Bank: West Ft Lauderdale Branch, Cypress Creek Branch, South Lauderdale Branch, Las Olas Branch, Galt Ocean Mile Branch, Coral Ridge Branch. Info updated 2010/05/27: Bank assets: $171,291.7 mil, Deposits: $129,833.2 mil, headquarters in Atlanta, GA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1716 total offices, Holding Company: Suntrust Banks, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: 17th Street Branch, Bayview Branch, Fort Lauderdale Main Branch, Coral Ridge Branch, Cypress Creek Branch. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation
  • TD Bank, National Association: Downtown Fort Lauderdale Branch, Lauderhill Fl Branch, Fort Lauderdale Nw 62nd Street Branc, Ft. Lauderdale 17th Street Branch, Sunrise East Branch. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The
  • PNC Bank, National Association: Cypress Creek Station Branch, Imperial Point Branch, Downtown Ft Lauderdale Branch, Waverly Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: East Broward Branch, Cleary & Nob Hill Banking Center, Federal Hwy & Ne 19th Banking Center, Fort Lauderdale - Harbor Shops. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Regions Bank: Las Olas Branch, Fort Lauderdale Branch, East Commercial Blvd Branch, North Fort Lauderdale Branch. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • 33 other banks with 44 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • Fort Lauderdale Marriott North, 6650 N Andrews Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 , Phone: (954) 771-0440, Fax: (954) 771-7519
  • Ramada Beach Resort, 4060 Galt Ocean Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308 , Phone: (954) 565-6611, Fax: (954) 564-7730
  • Parkway Motel, 1119 N Victoria Park Rd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
  • Hurricane Motel, 2621 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
  • North Beach Motel Of S Flor, 2197 N Ocean Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
  • Moby Dick Motel, 3100 Windamar St, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
  • Riverside Hotel, 620 E Las Olas Blvd, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 , Phone: (954) 467-0671, Fax: (954) 462-2148
  • Happy Holiday Resort Motel, 3055 HBR Dr, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
  • 183 other hotels and motels
All 191 fire-safe hotels and motels in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Fort Lauderdale travel time to work - commute


Fort Lauderdale mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (94%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Utility gas (2%)

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Neighborhoods in Fort Lauderdale:

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Religion statistics for Fort Lauderdale city (based on Broward County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.85%
Here45.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents45.9%28.6%7.8%2.5%1.7%
Congregations8.6%10.1%11.5%4.3%2.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.6%1.1%0.9%0.9%8.9%
Congregations6.5%4.8%2.7%0.9%48.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 359
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Broward County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 268
Broward County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 391
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,399
Broward County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Broward County:

14.0%
State:

14.0%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 101$425,507$50,5550$0
Other Government Administration 138$666,071$57,9190$0
Judicial and Legal 12$82,623$82,6233$1,615
Police Protection - Officers 510$3,387,094$79,69630$31,710
Police - Other 225$813,306$43,37626$72,025
Firefighters 313$1,068,854$40,9780$0
Fire - Other 15$51,417$41,1340$0
Streets and Highways 74$307,157$49,8090$0
Welfare 9$29,168$38,8910$0
Solid Waste Management 6$20,077$40,1540$0
Sewerage 104$356,200$41,1000$0
Parks and Recreation 95$343,862$43,43552$33,457
Housing and Community Development(Local) 6$24,523$49,0460$0
Water Supply 144$600,422$50,0350$0
Transit 31$74,096$28,6826$5,720
Other and Unallocable 129$522,800$48,6330$0
Totals for Government 1,912$8,773,177$55,062117$144,527

Fort Lauderdale government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Parks and Recreation: $7,921,000 ($46.39)
    Regular Highways: $2,280,000 ($13.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,354,000 ($7.93)
    General Public Buildings: $877,000 ($5.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $443,000 ($2.59)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $288,000 ($1.69)
    Police Protection: $125,000 ($0.73)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $76,090,000 ($445.63)
    Water Utilities: $54,824,000 ($321.08)
    Local Fire Protection: $50,864,000 ($297.89)
    Housing and Community Development: $39,849,000 ($233.38)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,023,000 ($164.12)
    Central Staff Services: $20,603,000 ($120.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $18,882,000 ($110.58)
    Financial Administration: $11,603,000 ($67.95)
    General - Other: $9,694,000 ($56.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,331,000 ($48.79)
    Parking Facilities: $8,020,000 ($46.97)
    Air Transportation: $5,147,000 ($30.14)
    Regular Highways: $5,033,000 ($29.48)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,498,000 ($14.63)
    Sewerage: $1,536,000 ($9.00)
    Transit Utilities: $1,219,000 ($7.14)
    Natural Resources - Other: $16,000 ($0.09)
    Health - Other: $8,000 ($0.05)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $462,769,000 ($2710.26)
    Benefit Payments: $60,932,000 ($356.86)
    Corporate Bonds: $43,312,000 ($253.66)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $9,103,000 ($53.31)
    Withdrawals: $720,000 ($4.22)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $3,560,000 ($20.85)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Parks and Recreation: $3,918,000 ($22.95)
    Regular Highways: $881,000 ($5.16)
    Police Protection: $874,000 ($5.12)
    Financial Administration: $314,000 ($1.84)
    General - Other: $284,000 ($1.66)
    Central Staff Services: $238,000 ($1.39)
    Health - Other: $76,000 ($0.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $40,000 ($0.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $32,000 ($0.19)
    Natural Resources - Other: $5,000 ($0.03)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.01)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $199,846,000 ($1170.42)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $4,290,000 ($25.12)

Fort Lauderdale government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $18,417,000 ($107.86)
    All Other: $9,961,000 ($58.34)
    Parking Facilities: $8,979,000 ($52.59)
    Parks and Recreation: $6,588,000 ($38.58)
    Natural Resources - Other: $6,433,000 ($37.68)
    Air Transportation: $2,306,000 ($13.51)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $59,361,000 ($347.65)
    From Parent Local Government: $33,862,000 ($198.32)
    Local Employee Contribution: $6,691,000 ($39.19)
    From Other Governments: $4,110,000 ($24.07)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $42,750,000 ($250.37)
    Highways: $572,000 ($3.35)
    Public Welfare: $40,000 ($0.23)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $10,461,000 ($61.27)
    Housing and Community Development: $3,511,000 ($20.56)
    Highways: $2,071,000 ($12.13)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $22,991,000 ($134.65)
    Special Assessments: $13,480,000 ($78.95)
    Rents: $9,376,000 ($54.91)
    Interest Earnings: $7,418,000 ($43.44)
    Fines and Forfeits: $5,763,000 ($33.75)
    Donations From Private Sources: $1,287,000 ($7.54)
    Sale of Property: $190,000 ($1.11)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $77,194,000 ($452.10)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $15,784,000 ($92.44)
    All Other: $2,366,000 ($13.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $1,379,000 ($8.08)
    Highways: $357,000 ($2.09)
  • Tax - Property: $111,862,000 ($655.13)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,887,000 ($280.46)
    Other License: $8,373,000 ($49.04)
    Other Selective Sales: $3,950,000 ($23.13)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,901,000 ($16.99)

Fort Lauderdale government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $187,176,000 ($1096.22)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $179,800,000 ($1053.02)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000,000 ($117.13)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $12,624,000 ($73.93)

Fort Lauderdale government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $24,994,000 ($146.38)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $109,486,000 ($641.22)
    Total Federal Securities: $109,235,000 ($639.75)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $314,497,000 ($1841.89)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $792,000 ($4.64)

6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Florida average:

8.71%

0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($811 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.16%
Florida average:

0.22%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  2.04% ($40,863 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.73% ($43,692)
from Queens County, NY  0.14% ($37,456)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Florida average:

7.73%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($554 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.32% ($36,908 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  1.08% ($51,198)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($40,883)

Strongest AM radio stations in Fort Lauderdale:

  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WFLL (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Fort Lauderdale:

  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WAMR-FM (107.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-FM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Fort Lauderdale:

  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WGEN-LP (Channel 55; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Fort Lauderdale fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 227
Total length: 4,234 meters (13,891ft)
Total costs: $679,133,000
Total average daily traffic: 6,976,433
Total average daily truck traffic: 437,321

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 5
  • 1930-1939: 2
  • 1940-1949: 8
  • 1950-1959: 25
  • 1960-1969: 25
  • 1970-1979: 36
  • 1980-1989: 44
  • 1990-1999: 55
  • 2000-2009: 26
  • 2010-2012: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Fort Lauderdale, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 285 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Fort Lauderdale)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 19 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Fort Lauderdale, FL)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 126 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 116 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 124 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 907 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Fort Lauderdale)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 81 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Fort Lauderdale)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 639 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 27 full and 12 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED319$181,777818$302,0741,133$275,33441$219,91620$2,505,094452$269,4080$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$195,415134$352,723198$240,48922$96,9503$1,880,00070$232,8601$29,940
APPLICATIONS DENIED118$166,033372$271,7411,057$290,04067$81,3972$984,000358$226,6253$62,390
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN60$174,146171$293,373422$275,68414$293,4261$744,190109$260,0170$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS21$165,54154$235,260148$295,2835$135,9300$030$277,7680$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 37 tracts in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 22 full and 9 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED35$220,8784$185,5780$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED43$277,5455$255,8345$203,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED17$276,1313$215,8470$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN5$130,3461$68,7600$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS10$246,1252$208,8752$421,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 10
  • Hazardous Condition: 8

Incident types - Fort Lauderdale


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Fort Lauderdale, FL

Most common first names in Fort Lauderdale, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John4,79873.9 years
William4,09974.9 years
Mary3,62979.8 years
Joseph3,45476.2 years
Robert3,06870.2 years
James2,81570.5 years
Charles2,53575.2 years
George2,49576.3 years
Helen2,42980.5 years
Ruth1,88880.2 years
Most common last names in Fort Lauderdale, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,42074.1 years
Brown96072.7 years
Williams91869.3 years
Johnson91072.9 years
Miller89676.6 years
Cohen82579.4 years
Davis69073.8 years
Jones67871.1 years
Schwartz45280.3 years
Anderson43975.5 years
Businesses in Fort Lauderdale, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven17La Quinta4
ALDO1Lane Furniture1
AT&T5Little Caesars Pizza1
Abercrombie Kids1Long John Silver's1
Ace Hardware2Macy's1
Ann Taylor1Marriott9
Apple Store1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Applebee's4McDonald's3
Arby's2Motherhood Maternity1
BMW2New Balance19
Baskin-Robbins2Nike13
Bath & Body Works1Office Depot4
Bebe1Old Navy1
Bed Bath & Beyond1Olive Garden1
Bentleymotors.Com1Pac Sun1
Best Western3Panera Bread1
Blockbuster4Payless8
Brooks Brothers1Penske3
Burger King8Pier 1 Imports1
CVS10Pizza Hut3
Cache1Publix Super Markets8
Chico's2Quiznos2
Cold Stone Creamery1Ramada2
Comfort Inn1Red Lobster1
Comfort Suites1Red Roof Inn1
Crossland Economy Studios1Rodeway Inn1
Domino's Pizza6Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing1
Dunkin Donuts19Sephora1
Ethan Allen1Sprint Nextel3
Express1Starbucks9
Extended Stay America3Subway16
Extended Stay Deluxe1T-Mobile1
FedEx65Taco Bell2
Foot Locker3Target1
GNC2The Cheesecake Factory1
GameStop2Tire Kingdom1
H&R Block5Toys"R"Us2
Haagen-Dazs1Travelodge2
Hilton3U-Haul17
Holiday Inn5UPS69
Home Depot1Vans1
Hyatt5Verizon Wireless2
Jamba Juice2Waffle House1
Jimmy John's1Westin2
Jones New York7Whole Foods Market1
KFC6YMCA4
Browse common businesses in Fort Lauderdale, FL


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  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of police officers in 2006 per 1000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #11 (33301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Zimbabwean first ancestries"
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