Tamarac, Florida

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Population in 2013: 63,155 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +13.6%
 
Males: 28,147  (44.6%)
Females: 35,008  (55.4%)
Median resident age:  45.3 years
Florida median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 33321.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,880 (it was $34,290 in 2000)
Tamarac:

$41,880
FL:

$46,036

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,521 (it was $22,243 in 2000)

Tamarac city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $119,769 (it was $85,900 in 2000)
Tamarac:

$119,769
FL:

$153,300

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $126,296; Detached houses: $157,168; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,343; In 2-unit structures: $144,471; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $113,083; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $82,657; Mobile homes: $182,255

Median gross rent in 2013: $1,135.

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  • Races in Tamarac, FL (2013)

    Tamarac races chart
    • 26,87942.4%White alone
    • 18,50729.2%Black alone
    • 16,03025.3%Hispanic
    • 9641.5%Asian alone
    • 6101.0%Two or more races
    • 2260.4%Other race alone
    • 810.1%American Indian alone
    • 270.04%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Tamarac: 111.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: West Indian (13.6%), Italian (9.0%), Irish (5.2%), United States (4.8%), Polish (4.5%), German (4.4%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 11 feet

Land area: 11.4 square miles.

Population density: 5,544 people per square mile   (average).

Tamarac,FL real estate house value index trend

Tamarac, Florida map

For population 25 years and over in Tamarac:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 7.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Tamarac city:

  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 43.1%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 16.8%

20,223 residents are foreign born (25.7% Latin America, 3.4% Europe).

This city:

31.9%
Florida:

19.4%



According to our research of Florida and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Tamarac, Florida as of August 03, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Tamarac to the number of sex offenders is 5,687 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,665 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,227 (1.1%)

Tamarac satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (23.9 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (955.9 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: North Lauderdale, FL (1.3 miles ), Broadview-Pompano Park, FL (1.5 miles ), Lauderhill, FL (1.7 miles ), Village Park, FL (1.7 miles ), Palm Aire, FL (1.9 miles ), Margate, FL (1.9 miles ), Lauderdale Lakes, FL (1.9 miles ), Sunrise, FL (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 208 buildings, average cost: $66,900
  • 1998: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,600
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $110,200
  • 2000: 44 buildings, average cost: $131,100
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $117,900
  • 2002: 180 buildings, average cost: $97,500
  • 2003: 90 buildings, average cost: $104,200
  • 2004: 245 buildings, average cost: $94,800
  • 2005: 491 buildings, average cost: $106,800
  • 2006: 254 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2007: 43 buildings, average cost: $107,700
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $181,600
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $208,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 26.20 N, Longitude: 80.25 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -11,643 (-18.4%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,900 (13.4%)

Tamarac household income distribution Tamarac home values distribution

Property values in Tamarac, FL


Crime rates in Tamarac by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 2222114101051
per 100,000 3.53.43.43.41.61.66.51.70.01.70.08.01.6
Rapes 15119841214181412201314
per 100,000 26.318.915.413.56.619.722.830.323.620.032.720.822.2
Robberies 51587179656986909157607471
per 100,000 89.499.8121.3133.3107.2113.2140.1151.5153.595.098.0118.6112.3
Assaults 8079101139124851311561221167999114
per 100,000 140.3135.9172.6234.6204.6139.5213.5262.5205.8193.4129.0158.7180.4
Burglaries 253151165224268292351393337364528611444
per 100,000 443.6259.8282.0378.0442.1479.2572.0661.4568.5606.8862.0979.4702.5
Thefts 648684581860818796813892912810890863724
per 100,000 1,136.31,176.7992.81,451.41,349.51,306.31,324.81,501.11,538.51,350.21,453.01,383.41,145.5
Auto thefts 19914413715014313311513010595949879
per 100,000 349.0247.7234.1253.1235.9218.3187.4218.8177.1158.4153.5157.1125.0
Arson 1250155200222
per 100,000 1.83.48.50.01.68.28.13.40.00.03.33.23.2
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 197.9173.4177.7220.9195.8194.5236.6263.3234.0206.6223.9249.7206.6

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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 Tamarac detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2008, including police officers: 87 (71 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.19
Florida average:

2.43
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

6.4%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +10,871 (+24.3%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (11%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Manufacturing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (9%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (5%)

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

Average climate in Tamarac, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Tamarac, Florida average temperatures Tamarac, Florida average precipitation Tamarac, Florida humidity Tamarac, Florida wind speed Tamarac, Florida snowfall Tamarac, Florida sunshine Tamarac, Florida clear and cloudy days

Tornado activity:

Tamarac-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 5.3 miles away from the Tamarac 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 8.2 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Tamarac-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 396.1 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 84.9 miles away from Tamarac center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 463.2 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 429.3 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 340.9 miles away from Tamarac center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 279.1 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).
Tamarac topographic map

Hospitals in Tamarac:

  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER (Proprietary, 7201 N UNIVERSITY DR)
  • UNIVERSITY PAVILION HOSPITAL (7425 N UNIVERSITY DR)

Dialysis Facilities in Tamarac:

  • TAMARAC ARTIFICIAL KIDNEY CENTER (7140-48 W MCNAB RD)
  • TAMARAC KIDNEY CENTER (7059 NW 88TH AVE)

Home Health Centers in Tamarac:

  • ABSOLUTE HOME CARE, INC (8000 N UNIVERSITY DR)
  • COMFORT ZONE HEALTH CARE, INC (7975 W MCNAB RD SUITE 2B)
  • NEU-HEART HEALTH CARE SERVICES (6803 W COMMERICAL BLVD)
  • NURSING CONCEPTS, INC (7511 NW 64 ST)
  • UCH HOME HEALTH, INC (8531 W MCNAB RD)

Nursing Homes in Tamarac:

  • HEARTLAND OF TAMARAC (5901 NW 79 AVENUE)
  • TAMARAC CONVALESCENT CENTER (7901 N W 88TH AVENUE)
  • TAMARAC REHABILITATION AND HEALTH CENTER (7901 NW 88TH AVENUE)

Amtrak stations near Tamarac:

  • 8 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.
  • 12 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.
  • 15 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Tamarac:

  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 6 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Full-time enrollment: 18,270)
  • Broward College (about 9 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 9 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 10 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Lynn University (about 15 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 15 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 16 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)

Private elementary/middle schools in Tamarac:

  • ST MALACHY SCHOOL (Students: 132; Location: 7595 NW 61ST ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • EXCELSIOR ARTZ PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 128; Location: 8197 N UNIVERSITY DR STE 13; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ALAZHAR SCHOOL (Students: 125; Location: 7201 W MC NAB RD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • WOODLANDS MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 84; Location: 6820 NW 70TH AVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • TAMARAC LEARNING CENTER (Students: 7; Location: 7425 N UNIVERSITY DR; Grades: PK - 11)
See full list of schools located in Tamarac

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Notable locations in Tamarac: Deltura Country Club (A), Turtle Creek Club (B), Turtle Bay Golf Club (C), San Casa Plaza (D), Shoppes of Tamarac (E), Woodmont Plaza (F), Oakland Village Square (G), Sunflower Shopping Plaza (H), Camino Square (I), 3 Lakes Plaza (J), Sunshine Plaza (K), Shops of Tamarac (L), Tamarac Commercial Plaza (M), Sheppard Plaza (N), Tamarac Branch Library (O), Tamarac City Hall (P), Tamarac Fire Station (Q), Tamarac Library (R), Tamarac Popular Library (S), Tamarac Rehabilitation and Health Center (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Midway Plaza Shopping Center (1), Colony Center Shopping Center (2), Gardens Mall (3), Candlewood Square Shopping Center (4), Tamarac Square West Shopping Center (5), Oakland Shopping Center (6), Woodmont Plaza Shopping Center (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Tamarac include: Woodlands United Methodist Church (A), Church of God (B), Universal Church of Truth (C), Saint Andrews Catholic Church (D), Margate Church of the Nazarene (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Versailles Gardens Condominium Associates - Office (Botanical Gardens; 8040 Colony Circle North) (1). Display/hide its approximate location 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)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2012 was 64.4. This is about average.

City:

64.4
U.S.:

74.2

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2008 was 0.362. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.362
U.S.:

0.303

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 4.99. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.99
U.S.:

6.58

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2012 was 0.0434. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0434
U.S.:

1.9290

Ozone [ppb] level in 2012 was 25.1. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 14.1. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 1.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

14.1
U.S.:

20.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2012 was 5.98. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

5.98
U.S.:

9.14
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 14.3%
(10.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.5% for Black residents, 16.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 5.3% for other race residents, 8.9% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
Florida:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  7.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

People in group quarters in Tamarac in 2010:

  • 234 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 19 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 6 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional facilities

People in group quarters in Tamarac in 2000:

  • 310 people in nursing homes
  • 297 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Tamarac, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Tamarac compared to Florida state average:

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

Banks with most branches in Tamarac (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Mcnab & University Banking Ctr Branc, West Commercial Branch, Rock Island Rd. Banking Ctr Branch, Tamarac Branch. 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: Mainlands Branch, 5600 N University Drive Branch, North Tamarac Branch. 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
  • SunTrust Bank: Tamarac Branch at 3850 West Commercial Boulevard, branch established on 1972/01/07; West Tamarac Branch at 7879 West Commercial Boulevard, branch established on 1979/12/31. 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.
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Tamarac Branch at 7005 North University Drive, branch established on 1984/02/29; West Commercial 441 Branch at 4101 West Commercial Boulevard, branch established on 1934/07/01. 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
  • BankUnited, National Association: 5779 University Drive Branch at 5779 University Drive, branch established on 1986/06/30. Info updated 2012/03/05: Bank assets: $11,197.9 mil, Deposits: $7,515.1 mil, headquarters in Miami Lakes, FL, positive income, 82 total offices
  • Citibank, National Association: University Drive Branch at 5825 North University Drive, branch established on 1955/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • TD Bank, National Association: Tamarac Fl Branch at 7001 W. Commercial Blvd, branch established on 2008/08/23. 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
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: University Drive Branch at 6001 North University Dr, branch established on 1987/06/30. 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.
  • First East Side Savings Bank: at 9399 West Commercial Boulevard, branch established on 1920/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $71.4 mil, Deposits: $68.1 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 1 total offices
  • 3 other banks with 3 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Tamarac, Florida:

  • Baymont Inn & Suites FT Lauderdale, 3808 West Commercial Blvd, Tamarac, FL 33309 , Phone: (954) 485-7900
  • Hampton Inn-Commercial Blvd, 4499 West Commercial Blvd, Tamarac, FL 33319 , Phone: (954) 735-7575, Fax: (954) 735-7330
  • Hampton Inn & Suites, Ft Lauderdale West-Sawgrass/Tamarac, 5701 Madison Ave, Tamarac, FL 33321 , Phone: (954) 724-7115, Fax: (954) 724-7113
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Tamarac, Florida

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.6
Florida average:

12.2

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

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (96%)
  • Utility gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (2%)

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Religion statistics for Tamarac 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%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 30$149,121$59,6480$0
Other Government Administration 42$233,427$66,6930$0
Judicial and Legal 4$28,955$86,8651$588
Firefighters 94$374,584$47,8190$0
Fire - Other 5$18,019$43,2460$0
Streets and Highways 22$107,644$58,7150$0
Welfare 3$10,222$40,8880$0
Solid Waste Management 2$7,036$42,2160$0
Sewerage 31$124,832$48,3220$0
Parks and Recreation 29$120,508$49,86517$12,189
Housing and Community Development(Local) 2$8,594$51,5640$0
Water Supply 43$210,420$58,7220$0
Transit 9$25,967$34,6232$2,084
Other and Unallocable 39$183,217$56,3740$0
Totals for Government 355$1,602,546$54,17120$14,861

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

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $157,000 ($2.49)
    Sewerage: $95,000 ($1.50)
    Fire Protection: $87,000 ($1.38)
    General Public Buildings: $24,000 ($0.38)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $7,503,000 ($118.80)
    Water Utilities: $7,227,000 ($114.43)
    Fire Protection: $4,739,000 ($75.04)
    Sewerage: $4,415,000 ($69.91)
    Central Staff Services: $1,610,000 ($25.49)
    Regular Highways: $1,094,000 ($17.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $1,035,000 ($16.39)
    Parks & Recreation: $957,000 ($15.15)
    Financial Administration: $903,000 ($14.30)
    General - Other: $903,000 ($14.30)
    Housing & Community Development: $663,000 ($10.50)
    General Public Buildings: $515,000 ($8.15)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $247,000 ($3.91)
    Welfare - Other: $233,000 ($3.69)
    Private Transit Subsidies: $209,000 ($3.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $25,000 ($0.40)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $815,000 ($12.90)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $1,343,000 ($21.27)
    Fire Protection: $295,000 ($4.67)
    Parks & Recreation: $26,000 ($0.41)
    Judicial: $20,000 ($0.32)
    Central Staff: $11,000 ($0.17)
    General Public Building: $8,000 ($0.13)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($0.13)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $1,000 ($0.02)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $9,478,000 ($150.08)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $1,003,000 ($15.88)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $8,367,000 ($132.48)
    All Other: $2,330,000 ($36.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $392,000 ($6.21)
    Parks & Recreation: $372,000 ($5.89)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - General Support: $301,000 ($4.77)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $724,000 ($11.46)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $4,821,000 ($76.34)
    Interest Earnings: $3,155,000 ($49.96)
    General Revenue, NEC: $612,000 ($9.69)
    Rents: $344,000 ($5.45)
    Property Sale Other: $136,000 ($2.15)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,990,000 ($94.85)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $5,233,000 ($82.86)
  • Tax - Property: $11,864,000 ($187.86)
    Public Utilities: $3,416,000 ($54.09)
    NEC: $1,742,000 ($27.58)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $1,050,000 ($16.63)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $16,500,000 ($261.26)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,641,000 ($247.66)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $6,492,000 ($102.79)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $15,265,000 ($241.71)
    Other, NEC: $8,170,000 ($129.36)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $1,235,000 ($19.56)
    Other, NEC: $979,000 ($15.50)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,157,000 ($81.66)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $29,776,000 ($471.47)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $4,255,000 ($67.37)

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 Tamarac:

  • 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.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Tamarac:

  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WKPX (88.5 FM; SUNRISE, FL; Owner: SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • 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.)
  • 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)
  • 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.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Tamarac:

  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • 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.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • 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.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • 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.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Tamarac fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 38m125ftTotal length
  • 325,400Total average daily traffic
  • 17,541Total average daily truck traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

20 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Tamarac)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

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

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • FL-MIA5043A, 7803 Nw 61st St (Lat: 26.200389 Lon: -80.253583), Type: Pole, Structure height: 47.2 m, Call Sign: WQMR535
    Assigned Frequencies: 11265.0 MHz, 11345.0 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/28/2010, Expiration Date: 10/28/2020, Certifier: Nadja S Sodos-Wallace
    Registrant: Clearwire Corporation, 1250 Eye Street, Nw, Suite 901, Washington, DC 20005, Phone: (202) 330-4011, Fax: (202) 330-4008, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

168 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Tamarac)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Tamarac)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

22 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 7 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 ORIGINATED345$130,840247$94,413245$120,2879$55,8712$5,960,50567$93,6170$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED38$126,64430$103,31864$116,7743$76,9030$05$119,5660$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED151$118,416107$88,776333$145,62729$36,3940$043$96,7930$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN53$124,10442$84,007127$148,3085$141,7440$014$107,6121$92,850
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS37$120,09514$112,16942$134,1291$107,0000$06$110,8030$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed mortgage data for all 11 tracts in Tamarac, 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 ORIGINATED12$175,2850$00$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED7$185,0542$284,5800$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$131,2323$118,3671$120,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$68,4300$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$136,6670$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 177
  • Hazardous Condition: 134

Incident types - Tamarac

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Tamarac, FL
Businesses in Tamarac, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Homestead Studio Suites1
AT&T1IHOP1
Advance Auto Parts1InTown Suites1
AutoZone1Jones New York1
Blockbuster1Lane Furniture1
Burger King1MainStay1
CVS3McDonald's2
Chick-Fil-A1Pizza Hut1
Comfort Suites1Publix Super Markets3
DHL2Quiznos1
Dairy Queen1Subway3
Dennys1Taco Bell1
Dunkin Donuts3Tire Kingdom1
FedEx8U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS6
Hilton1Walgreens1

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