Margate, Florida

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Population in 2014: 56,061 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 
Males: 26,919  (48.0%)
Females: 29,142  (52.0%)
Median resident age:  43.4 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33068.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,369 (it was $38,722 in 2000)
Margate:

$41,369
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $21,891 (it was $20,308 in 2000)

Margate city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,769 (it was $82,300 in 2000)
Margate:

$119,769
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $122,573; Detached houses: $165,150; Townhouses or other attached units: $100,892; In 2-unit structures: $54,658; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $110,041; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $56,765; Mobile homes: $89,238

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,132.

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  • Races in Margate, FL (2013)

    Margate races chart
    • 24,00643.1%White alone
    • 14,52426.1%Black alone
    • 12,96923.3%Hispanic
    • 2,5804.6%Asian alone
    • 7761.4%Two or more races
    • 6261.1%Other race alone
    • 930.2%American Indian alone
    • 770.1%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Margate detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Margate: 112.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: West Indian (13.4%), Italian (11.2%), Irish (6.5%), German (6.0%), United States (3.9%), English (3.8%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 8.81 square miles.

Population density: 6,365 people per square mile   (high).

Margate,FL real estate house value index trend

Margate, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Margate:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Margate city:

  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 44.5%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 9.3%
  • Divorced: 13.9%

17,736 residents are foreign born (25.3% Latin America).

This city:

31.9%
Florida:

19.4%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,828 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $939 (1.4%)

Margate satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (27.2 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (957.0 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: North Lauderdale, FL (1.5 miles ), Coconut Creek, FL (1.6 miles ), Broadview-Pompano Park, FL (1.7 miles ), Palm Aire, FL (1.8 miles ), Ramblewood East, FL (1.8 miles ), Godfrey Road, FL (1.8 miles) , Coral Springs, FL (1.8 miles ), Tamarac, FL (1.9 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $116,800
  • 2004: 339 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $85,100
  • 2006: 10 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $85,300
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $143,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.25 N, Longitude: 80.21 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,988 (-16.1%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,302 (16.7%)

Margate household income distribution Margate home values distribution

Property values in Margate, FL


Crime rates in Margate by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 0000000011310
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.01.81.95.51.80.0
Rapes 11464679635611
per 100,000 19.57.210.77.110.512.416.711.15.59.310.91.81.8
Robberies 45313639435564504443423537
per 100,000 79.855.664.169.275.597.8118.592.580.879.676.363.066.1
Assaults 13815114114914715312715910394938688
per 100,000 244.8270.7251.0264.2258.1271.9235.2294.3189.1174.0169.1154.7157.2
Burglaries 381244243209247221268301337364309409226
per 100,000 675.8437.4432.6370.6433.7392.8496.3557.1618.6673.9561.7735.9403.7
Thefts 1,013734803799632658717753725826743694597
per 100,000 1,796.91,315.71,429.51,416.71,109.81,169.51,327.71,393.61,330.81,529.31,350.71,248.71,066.4
Auto thefts 1801331171078787114697986615778
per 100,000 319.3238.4208.3189.7152.8154.6211.1127.7145.0159.2110.9102.6139.3
Arson 4572451545330
per 100,000 7.19.012.53.57.08.91.99.37.39.35.55.40.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 248.2190.3193.8188.4180.6191.9213.5213.3189.7203.1190.0175.1143.4

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Margate detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 141 (106 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.89
Florida average:

2.27
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.1%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +10,604 (+24.5%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (12%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (26%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (10%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Margate: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Margate, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Margate-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 24% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.9 miles away from the Margate city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category F3 tornado 7.8 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Margate-area historical earthquake activity is below Florida state average. It is 97% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 398.1 miles away from the city center
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 82.5 miles away from Margate center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 460.2 miles away from the city center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 426.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.0 miles away from Margate center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 276.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

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: 12, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Margate topographic map

Birthplace of: David Adams (baseball) - Baseball player, Eric Eichmann - Soccer player-coach, Matt Luzunaris - Soccer player, Jonathan Freeny - Football player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Margate:

  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 2801 N STATE RD 7)
  • COLUMBIA NW MEDICAL CENTER (2801 NORTH STATE ROAD 7)
  • MARGATE HEALTH CARE CENTER (5951 COLONIAL DRIVE)
  • NW BROWARD ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER (2514 N STATE ROAD 7)
  • UNIVERSAL KIDNEY CENTER OF MARGATE-CORAL SPRINGS LLC (2800 N STATE ROAD 7)
  • CONCEPTS IN ELDERCARE (6191 W ATLANTIC BLVD STE 7)
  • GOLDENCARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY INC (2800 N STATE RD 7 STE 201)
  • SUMMIT NURSING SERVICES, INC. (5100 W COPANS RD STE 410)

Amtrak stations near Margate:

  • 8 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: 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.
  • 17 miles: DELRAY BEACH (345 S. CONGRESS AVE.) . Services: 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.

College/University in Margate:

  • American Institute-Margate (Full-time enrollment: 170; Location: 5000 C Coconut Creek Parkway; Private, for-profit; Website: www.americaninstitute.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Margate:

  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 6 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Full-time enrollment: 18,270)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 7 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Lynn University (about 11 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 12 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Broward College (about 12 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 12 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 20 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)

Public high schools in Margate:

  • ATLANTIC TECHNICAL COLLEGE (Students: 263, Location: 4700 COCONUT CREEK PKWY, Grades: 9-12)
  • IGENERATION EMPOWERMENT ACADEMY OF BROWARD COUNTY (Location: 6101 NW 31ST ST, Grades: 6-12, Charter school)
  • BROWARD MATH AND SCIENCE SCHOOLS (Location: 6101 NW 31ST ST, Grades: KG-12, Charter school)
  • SUNED HIGH SCHOOL OF NORTH BROWARD (Location: 1121 BANKS RD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high school in Margate:

  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 59, Location: 6950 ROYAL PALM BLVD, Grades: PK-11)

Public elementary/middle schools in Margate:

  • ATLANTIC WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 202, Location: 301 NW 69TH TER, Grades: PK-5)
  • RISE ACADEMY SCHOOL OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY (Students: 48, Location: 6101 NW 31ST ST, Grades: KG-8, Charter school)
  • MARGATE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Location: 500 NW 65TH AVE, Grades: 6-8)
  • MARGATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 6300 NW 18TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 2450 BANKS RD, Grades: PK-5)

Private elementary/middle schools in Margate:

  • HEBREW ACADEMY COMMUNITY SCHOOL (Students: 398, Location: 1500 N STATE ROAD 7, Grades: PK-8)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 365, Location: 1494 BANKS RD, Grades: PK-8)
  • WINFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 59, Location: 2474 N STATE ROAD 7, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Margate

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Notable locations in Margate: Rost Plaza (A), Palm Lakes Plaza (B), Margate Village Square (C), Links at Polo Trace Golf Course (D), Links at 434 Golf Course (E), Leza Leisure Lakes Golf and Resort (F), Margate Plaza (G), Morell Plaza (H), Margate Catharine Young Branch Library (I), Margate Health Care Center (J), Margate Fire Department Station 1 (K), Margate Fire Department Station 2 (L), Margate Fire Department Station 3 (M), Margate Police Department (N), Margate Police Department - Animal Control (O). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Palm Lake Shopping Center (1), Crossroads Shopping Center (2), Lakewood Mall (3), Lakewood Mall (4), Margate Village Square Shopping Center (5), Holiday Springs Shopping Center (6), Margate Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Margate include: Saint Vincent de Paul Church (A), Faith Baptist Church of Margate (B), Fountain of Life Assembly of God (C), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church-ALC (D), Abundant Life Christian Centre (E), Calvary Life Tabernacle CPC (F), First Christian Church of Margate (G), Cokesbury United Methodist Church (H), Church of Christ in Margate (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Lake Margate (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Jolie Products Inc (Water Parks & Slides; 2044 Mears Parkway), H2O Gardens and Gifts (Water Parks & Slides; 2044 Mears Parkway), Games International (2042 Mears Parkway).

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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 52.0. This is significantly better than average.

City:

52.0
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.438. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.438
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.36. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.36
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 24.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

24.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.37. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.37
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.3%
(16.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 16.5% for Black residents, 14.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.2% for American Indian residents, 24.4% for other race residents, 19.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.8%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.4%
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: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Margate in 2010:

  • 153 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 5 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 5 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
247 people in nursing homes in 2000
98 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Margate, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Margate (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Margate Branch at 550 Main Boulevard (State Road 7), branch established on 1974/10/07; Peppertree Plaza Branch at 5590 West Sample Road, branch established on 1989/01/17. 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
  • TD Bank, National Association: Margate Store Branch at 490 North State Road 1, branch established on 2009/12/05. 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
  • BankAtlantic: Palm Lakes Branch at 7282 West Atlantic Boulevard, branch established on 1952/04/21. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $3,648.1 mil, Deposits: $3,293.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 78 total offices
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Margate Branch at 400 North State Road 7, branch established on 1889/01/01. 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
  • Firstbank of Puerto Rico: West Atlantic Boulevard Branch at 7220 West Atlantic Boulevard, branch established on 1995/12/18. Info updated 2009/10/06: Bank assets: $13,111.7 mil, Deposits: $9,952.9 mil, headquarters in Santurce, PR, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 17 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancorp
  • Florida Community Bank, National Association: Margate Branch at 5375 West Atlantic Boulevard, branch established on 1999/03/29. Info updated 2012/02/13: Bank assets: $3,354.7 mil, Deposits: $2,512.2 mil, headquarters in Fort Lauderdale, FL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 46 total offices, Holding Company: Bond Street Management, Llc

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.9
Florida average:

12.2

Margate travel time to work - commute Margate mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Margate city (based on Broward County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,32447
Evangelical Protestant221,258701
Other63,064143
Mainline Protestant53,41288
Black Protestant17,86645
Orthodox5,64816
None1,106,494-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 359
Broward County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

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

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Broward County:

20.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Margate:

51.7%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

49.1%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
Margate:

28.6
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Margate:

20.2%
State:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.8%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Margate:

6.9
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

34.3%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Margate:

56.6%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Margate:

78.4%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Margate, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 32$157,852$59,1950$0
Other Government Administration 15$74,995$59,9960$0
Judicial and Legal 1$10,238$122,8560$0
Police Protection - Officers 107$723,542$81,1450$0
Police - Other 31$99,453$38,49815$8,581
Firefighters 108$777,006$86,3341$2,768
Fire - Other 2$8,852$53,1120$0
Streets and Highways 2$6,719$40,3140$0
Sewerage 8$27,374$41,0610$0
Parks and Recreation 26$96,763$44,66018$22,005
Housing and Community Development(Local) 5$24,157$57,9770$0
Water Supply 79$368,906$56,0360$0
Other and Unallocable 56$277,605$59,4870$0
Totals for Government 472$2,653,462$67,46134$33,354

Margate government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $4,144,000 ($73.92)
    Parks & Recreation: $423,000 ($7.55)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,814,000 ($228.57)
    Water Utilities: $9,795,000 ($174.72)
    Fire Protection: $8,094,000 ($144.38)
    Regular Highways: $3,655,000 ($65.20)
    Parks & Recreation: $2,430,000 ($43.35)
    General - Other: $1,587,000 ($28.31)
    Financial Administration: $1,430,000 ($25.51)
    Central Staff Services: $1,313,000 ($23.42)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $900,000 ($16.05)
    Housing & Community Development: $636,000 ($11.34)
    Sewerage: $565,000 ($10.08)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $304,000 ($5.42)
    Health Services - Other: $2,000 ($0.04)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $289,000 ($5.16)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $214,000 ($3.82)
    Police Protection: $161,000 ($2.87)
    Regular Highways: $93,000 ($1.66)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $22,413,000 ($399.80)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,721,000 ($30.70)

Margate government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $5,332,000 ($95.11)
    Sewerage: $782,000 ($13.95)
    Parks & Recreation: $170,000 ($3.03)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $499,000 ($8.90)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,897,000 ($33.84)
    General Revenue, NEC: $1,202,000 ($21.44)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,957,000 ($248.96)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,299,000 ($94.52)
    Housing & Community Development: $452,000 ($8.06)
    All Other: $224,000 ($4.00)
  • Tax - Property: $11,158,000 ($199.03)
    Public Utilities: $8,817,000 ($157.28)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,080,000 ($19.26)
    NEC: $974,000 ($17.37)

Margate government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $35,445,000 ($632.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,340,000 ($95.25)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Water Utilities: $14,000 ($0.25)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $5,120,000 ($91.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $33,789,000 ($602.72)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,670,000 ($29.79)
    Other, NEC: $220,000 ($3.92)

Margate government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $36,313,000 ($647.74)

8.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
Florida average:

7.97%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($515 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.12%
Florida average:

0.11%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  2.59% ($31,999 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.85% ($36,392)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($30,788)


7.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Florida average:

7.17%

0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  2.40% ($30,341 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.89% ($42,977)
to Orange County, FL  0.19% ($31,393)

Strongest AM radio stations in Margate:

  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBR (740 AM; 3 kW; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WJNA (640 AM; 38 kW; ROYAL PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SOUTH FLORIDA RADIO, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Margate:

  • 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.)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Margate:

  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • 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.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, 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.)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Margate fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 16Number of bridges
  • 60m197ftTotal length
  • 387,251Total average daily traffic
  • 17,437Total average daily truck traffic

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 61960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 41990-1999
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Margate, FL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

92 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Margate)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

10 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Margate, FL)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

5
  • 5504d Lakewood Cir (Lat: 26.234500 Lon: -80.198917), Overall height: 7.6 m, Call Sign: WPJE468
    Assigned Frequencies: 18142.0 MHzGrant Date: 01/17/2003, Expiration Date: 02/27/2013, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2005Registrant: Tvmax Corporate, Inc., 1111 West Mockingbird Lane, Suite 1000, Dallas, TX 75247, Phone: (214) 431-9831, Fax: (214) 634-3860, Email:
  • Coral Springs Tower, 4181 Nw 121st Ave (#91534) (Lat: 26.281194 Lon: -80.288583), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.7 m, Overall height: 44.5 m, Call Sign: WQIL221
    Assigned Frequencies: 10875.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Margate, 2121 N. Sr #7 (Lat: 26.255278 Lon: -80.202222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30.3 m, Overall height: 34.8 m, Call Sign: WQIL222
    Assigned Frequencies: 11365.0 MHz, 11245.0 MHzGrant Date: 03/07/2008, Expiration Date: 03/07/2018, Cancellation Date: 09/07/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • Bell South Mobility, 5400 Nw 15th Street (Lat: 26.249278 Lon: -80.198389), Type: Mast, Structure height: 61.3 m, Overall height: 70.4 m, Call Sign: WQTS583
    Assigned Frequencies: 6595.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz, 6755.00 MHz, 6655.00 MHz, 6595.00 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 04/03/2014, Expiration Date: 04/03/2024, Certifier: Joann BrownRegistrant: City Of Coral Springs, 8000 W Sunrise Blvd, Plantation, FL 33322, Phone: (954) 214-6250, Fax: (954) 346-1357, Email:
  • MIA CDZ, 5400 Nw 15th St (Lat: 26.249222 Lon: -80.198361), Overall height: 81.4 m, Call Sign: WLR465
    Assigned Frequencies: 10624.3 MHz, 6375.14 MHz, 6197.24 MHzGrant Date: 02/06/2001, Expiration Date: 02/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 04/15/2008, Certifier: Carol L TackerRegistrant: At&t Mobility LLC, 5601 Legacy Drive Ms A-3, Plano, TX 75024, Phone: (469) 229-7506, Fax: (469) 229-7295, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

135 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Margate)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Margate)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

14 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 4 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 ORIGINATED303$138,507169$90,694213$133,68910$84,0911$21,691,00043$79,1681$47,870
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED21$142,17712$97,96242$130,1105$32,0600$05$150,1321$38,120
APPLICATIONS DENIED95$132,40476$84,891287$145,81728$57,7990$035$77,4273$117,230
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN56$140,34228$85,152102$150,5958$108,0930$011$69,5050$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS38$139,5369$123,45257$156,7804$76,0000$04$88,4330$0

Detailed mortgage data for all 10 tracts in Margate, FL

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 6 full and 4 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6$193,0003$156,9800$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$177,7821$196,0001$314,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$137,8030$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN3$159,3330$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$126,0000$00$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

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

CITY OF MARGATE (Population served: 58,233, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One regular monitoring violation

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

  • THREE AMIGOS FOOD ; DELI STORE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 144
  • Hazardous Condition: 105
  • Service Call: 2
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Margate

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (95%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Utility gas (1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
Businesses in Margate, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1MasterBrand Cabinets5
AT&T1McDonald's1
Ace Hardware1Nike1
Advance Auto Parts2Office Depot1
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Baskin-Robbins2Payless1
Blockbuster2Penske1
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Pizza Hut1
Budget Car Rental1Popeyes1
Burger King1Publix Super Markets1
CVS3Quiznos1
DHL1RadioShack2
Dennys1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts5Starbucks1
FedEx7Subway1
Ford1T-Mobile3
GameStop1Taco Bell1
H&R Block2Tire Kingdom1
IHOP2U-Haul1
KFC1UPS5
Little Caesars Pizza1Walgreens2
Marshalls1Walmart1

Margate compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.

Margate on our top lists:

  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 50,000+)"
  • #1 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Management of companies and enterprises (population 50,000+)"
  • #9 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average yearly precipitation (population 50,000+)"
  • #23 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Jamaica (population 500+)"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the lowest cost per building permit (population 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Healthcare support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 100 cities with the largest percentage of females (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #38 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest differences between daily high and daily low temperatures (population 50,000+)"
  • #58 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest residents (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #65 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest temperature differences during a year (population 50,000+)"
  • #71 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Personal care and service occupations (population 50,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the smallest city-data.com crime index per police officer (population 50,000+)"
  • #86 on the list of "Top 101 cities with fewest building permits per 10,000 residents (population 50,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: Administrative and support and waste management services (population 50,000+)"
  • #34 (33068) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of West Indian first ancestries"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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