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Fort Lauderdale, FL (Florida) Houses and Residents

Fort Lauderdale,FL index of house prices

Total population: 176,013 (Urban population: 152,125, Rural population: 0)

Houses: 95,127 (72,896 occupied: 37,736 owner occupied, 35,160 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

48%
State:

36%

Housing density: 2,998 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $412,959.

Median contract rent in 2016: $577 (lower quartile is $455, upper quartile is $1,448)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,133


Median gross rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2016: $641

Housing units in Fort Lauderdale with a mortgage: 21,445 (337 second mortgage, 3,049 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 16,291

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $95,602

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,823

Median monthly housing costs: $1,285


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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $325,300 (it was $132,600 in 2000)
Fort Lauderdale:

$325,300
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $177,700 - $575,600

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $575,654
Here:

$575,654
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $423,740
Here:

$423,740
State:

$218,328

In 2-unit structures: $364,623
Here:

$364,623
State:

$199,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $217,472
Here:

$217,472
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $383,263
Here:

$383,263
State:

$280,732

Mobile homes: $10,928
Here:

$10,928
State:

$77,364
Median year house/condo built: 1966

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 178,764
  • In family households: 128,329 (17,801 male householders, 19,435 female householders)
    24,036 spouses, 41,508 children (37,325 natural, 199 adopted, 3,984 stepchildren), 5,750 grandchildren, 4,850 brothers or sisters, 3,804 parents, 7,088 other relatives, 4,057 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 47,430 (20,823 male householders (15,185 living alone)), 14,837 female householders (12,594 living alone)), 11,770 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,005

Size of family households: 18,391 2-persons, 8,361 3-persons, 6,172 4-persons, 2,063 5-persons, 943 6-persons, 1,306 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,779 1-person, 7,240 2-persons, 515 3-persons, 100 4-persons, 26 5-persons.

13,048 married couples with children.
11,838 single-parent households (1,505 men, 10,333 women).

70.1% of residents of Fort Lauderdale speak English at home.
16.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 12% don't speak English at all).
11.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (62% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
1.3% of residents speak other language at home (76% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 2% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 38,793 (21.7%)
(50.0% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.2
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.9
State:

4.3

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • 453no bedroom
  • 2,6821 bedroom
  • 13,2192 bedrooms
  • 16,0743 bedrooms
  • 3,8124 bedrooms
  • 1,4965+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • 2,052no bedroom
  • 11,0061 bedroom
  • 16,1742 bedrooms
  • 5,0613 bedrooms
  • 4584 bedrooms
  • 4095+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Lauderdale in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 1,132no vehicle
  • 16,1031 vehicle
  • 14,1152 vehicles
  • 4,7043 vehicles
  • 1,3914 vehicles
  • 2915+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Lauderdale in renter-occupied apartments

  • 4,871no vehicle
  • 18,9581 vehicle
  • 10,2242 vehicles
  • 9223 vehicles
  • 1854 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • 4071 room
  • 4932 rooms
  • 2,9393 rooms
  • 7,8544 rooms
  • 9,6915 rooms
  • 7,0096 rooms
  • 4,1117 rooms
  • 2,1118 rooms
  • 3,1219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Fort Lauderdale, Florida:

  • 1,9411 room
  • 2,8502 rooms
  • 8,3403 rooms
  • 12,3024 rooms
  • 5,7445 rooms
  • 2,1316 rooms
  • 1,0937 rooms
  • 3388 rooms
  • 4219+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL household income distribution

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL household income distribution
  • 5,038Less than $10,000
  • 3,411$10,000 to $14,999
  • 3,821$15,000 to $19,999
  • 3,770$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4,043$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3,760$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,268$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,986$40,000 to $44,999
  • 3,318$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,328$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,248$60,000 to $74,999
  • 8,006$75,000 to $99,999
  • 5,411$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,643$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4,354$150,000 to $199,999
  • 7,491$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 441Less than $10,000
  • 161$10,000 to $14,999
  • 160$15,000 to $19,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 43$35,000 to $39,999
  • 207$50,000 to $59,999
  • 390$60,000 to $69,999
  • 254$70,000 to $79,999
  • 471$80,000 to $89,999
  • 535$90,000 to $99,999
  • 1,836$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,407$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,327$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,309$175,000 to $199,999
  • 4,057$200,000 to $249,999
  • 2,619$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6,286$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,482$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,157$500,000 to $749,999
  • 2,499$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,009$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 722$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,304$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 183Less than $100
  • 67$100 to $149
  • 658$150 to $199
  • 369$250 to $299
  • 364$300 to $349
  • 211$350 to $399
  • 360$400 to $449
  • 67$450 to $499
  • 254$500 to $549
  • 463$550 to $599
  • 390$600 to $649
  • 412$650 to $699
  • 1,662$700 to $749
  • 1,347$750 to $799
  • 3,362$800 to $899
  • 5,673$900 to $999
  • 5,986$1,000 to $1,249
  • 3,973$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5,413$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,448$2,000 to $2,499
  • 849$2,500 to $2,999
  • 135$3,000 to $3,499
  • 104$3,500 or more
  • 410No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8,2472010 or later
  • 11,9482000 to 2009
  • 9,7011990 to 1999
  • 9,1411980 to 1989
  • 3,8951970 to 1979
  • 5,132Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population
Fort Lauderdale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 1,041
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,842
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 9,272
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,762
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 13,608
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 7,164
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 16,051
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 2,284
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 2,021
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 5,050
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 6,315
  • 90 or more minutes: 2,733
Fort Lauderdale, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 85.1%
Number of people working at home: 5,706 (6.2% of all workers)

Fort Lauderdale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 130,650 (82%)
  • Carpooled: 12,455 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 5,170 (3%)
  • Subway or elevated: 37 (0%)
  • Railroad: 75 (0%)
  • Taxi: 2,664 (2%)
  • Bicycle: 1,365 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,776 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,706 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Haitian: 11,192
 American: 9,252
 Italian: 5,823
 Jamaican: 4,547
 German: 4,229
 Irish: 4,184
 English: 3,187
 Polish: 1,337
 European: 1,334
 Brazilian: 951
 Russian: 935
 Scottish: 880
 British: 717
 Dutch: 617
 Swedish: 612
 French (except Basque): 583
 Canadian: 553
 African: 549
 Eastern European: 522
 Bahamian: 486
 Greek: 483
 Danish: 464
 Portuguese: 422
 Scotch-Irish: 329
 Ukrainian: 292
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 283
 South African: 273
 Lebanese: 257
 British West Indian: 257
 Bulgarian: 232
 West Indian: 230
 French Canadian: 215
 Hungarian: 202
 Norwegian: 200
 Romanian: 190
 Latvian: 179
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 173
 Turkish: 170
 Swiss: 160
 Iranian: 157
 Israeli: 146
 Serbian: 145
 Moroccan: 129
 Welsh: 126
 Guyanese: 124
 Austrian: 120
 Nigerian: 113
 Luxemburger: 108
 Lithuanian: 103
 Jordanian: 102
 Icelander: 93
 Czech: 91
 Barbadian: 89
 Arab: 87
 Northern European: 85
 Cape Verdean: 78
 Armenian: 76
 Scandinavian: 74
 Albanian: 71
 Slovene: 69
 Slovak: 67
 Belgian: 62
 Egyptian: 58
 Cypriot: 52
 Finnish: 50
 Croatian: 43
 Yugoslavian: 34
 Czechoslovakian: 28
 Iraqi: 26
 Slavic: 20
 Australian: 18
 Palestinian: 18
 Macedonian: 13
 Somali: 9
 Basque: 5
 Maltese: 4
 Pennsylvania German: 4
 Celtic: 4
 Belizean: 3
 Syrian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 20%Haiti
  • 9%Jamaica
  • 8%Cuba
  • 6%Honduras
  • 4%Colombia
  • 3%Brazil
  • 3%Guatemala

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 65,793
  • Other state: 69,808
  • Northeast: 32,149
  • Midwest: 15,552
  • South: 17,930
  • West: 4,177

81% of Fort Lauderdale residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 42% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 44% lived in Florida.

Fort Lauderdale:

81.5%
State average:

84.2%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 820
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 804
  • 5th and 6th grade: 1,349
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,986
  • 9th grade: 1,290
  • 10th grade: 1,551
  • 11th grade: 1,979
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,217
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 15,242
  • Less than 1 year of college: 4,122
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 10,097
  • Associate degree: 5,955
  • Bachelor's degree: 14,446
  • Master's degree: 4,832
  • Professional school degree: 3,915
  • Doctorate degree: 837

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 925
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 295
  • 5th and 6th grade: 806
  • 7th and 8th grade: 971
  • 9th grade: 1,144
  • 10th grade: 1,183
  • 11th grade: 1,039
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 837
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 17,358
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,596
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 7,756
  • Associate degree: 5,619
  • Bachelor's degree: 12,806
  • Master's degree: 5,022
  • Professional school degree: 2,094
  • Doctorate degree: 608

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.5%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 6.1%Males
  • 14.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 0.8%Males
  • 6.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 2.0%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 4.0%Males
  • 5.5%Females
Fort Lauderdale marital status for males
Fort Lauderdale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 36,351
  • One, attached: 3,884
  • Two: 3,958
  • 3 or 4: 6,193
  • 5 to 9: 5,915
  • 10 to 19: 6,214
  • 20 to 49: 8,551
  • 50 or more: 23,070
  • Mobile homes: 991

Median worth of mobile homes: $12,100

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Lauderdale:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Lauderdale
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (91.9%)
  • No fuel used (4.9%)
  • Utility gas (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.2%)
  • Electricity (92.1%)
  • No fuel used (5.3%)
  • Utility gas (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 1,630
Here:

11.7%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,695
Here:

26.8%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,302
Here:

17.3%
Florida:

20.1%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)