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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: 80,780 (68,448 occupied: 39,099 owner occupied, 34,718 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

47%
State:

36%

Housing density: 2,546 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2015: $685,561.

Median contract rent in 2015: $577 (lower quartile is $455, upper quartile is $1,448)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2015: $1,315


Median gross rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2015: $641

Housing units in Fort Lauderdale with a mortgage: 17,084 (1,857 second mortgage, 1,709 home equity loan, 58 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 5,787

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $77,667

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $51,602

Median monthly housing costs: $1,246


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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2015: $308,200 (it was $132,600 in 2000)
Fort Lauderdale:

$308,200
Florida:

$179,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $166,200 - $515,900
Median year house/condo built: 1967

Median year apartment built: 1970

Household type by relationship:

Households: 146,581
  • In family households: 102,278 (22,139 male householders, 11,105 female householders)
    22,863 spouses, 33,257 children (30,978 natural, 879 adopted, 1,400 stepchildren), 2,915 grandchildren, 2,011 brothers or sisters, 1,246 parents, 3,086 other relatives, 3,656 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 44,303 (19,699 male householders (14,600 living alone)), 15,567 female householders (13,152 living alone)), 9,037 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 5,544 (3,907 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 15,954 2-persons, 6,998 3-persons, 5,307 4-persons, 2,850 5-persons, 1,138 6-persons, 997 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 27,752 1-person, 6,692 2-persons, 609 3-persons, 136 4-persons, 41 5-persons, 29 6-persons, 7 7-or-more-persons.

14,145 married couples with children.
10,510 single-parent households (2,236 men, 8,274 women).

75.1% of residents of Fort Lauderdale speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (57% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 19% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
14.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (54% speak English very well, 25% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (56% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
0.5% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 6% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 32,938 (21.7%)
(37.9% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.0
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

3.2
State:

3.8

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 599no bedroom
  • 5,2611 bedroom
  • 15,8322 bedrooms
  • 12,1063 bedrooms
  • 3,2774 bedrooms
  • 8525+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

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

  • 3,552no bedroom
  • 13,4621 bedroom
  • 11,0302 bedrooms
  • 2,1053 bedrooms
  • 3174 bedrooms
  • 555+ 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:

  • 2,171no vehicle
  • 17,4941 vehicle
  • 14,4692 vehicles
  • 2,8723 vehicles
  • 7354 vehicles
  • 1865+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

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

  • 6,084no vehicle
  • 17,3821 vehicle
  • 6,0422 vehicles
  • 8043 vehicles
  • 1324 vehicles
  • 775+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 3161 room
  • 1,8692 rooms
  • 5,1103 rooms
  • 7,7824 rooms
  • 8,3035 rooms
  • 6,4406 rooms
  • 4,2037 rooms
  • 2,2568 rooms
  • 1,6489+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

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

  • 3,0251 room
  • 6,8922 rooms
  • 8,0203 rooms
  • 7,7914 rooms
  • 3,3095 rooms
  • 1,0026 rooms
  • 2767 rooms
  • 1298 rooms
  • 779+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population

Year house built

Median 2015 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
  • 8,096Less than $10,000
  • 4,826$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5,080$15,000 to $19,999
  • 4,792$20,000 to $24,999
  • 4,691$25,000 to $29,999
  • 4,227$30,000 to $34,999
  • 3,874$35,000 to $39,999
  • 3,986$40,000 to $44,999
  • 2,745$45,000 to $49,999
  • 5,627$50,000 to $59,999
  • 5,571$60,000 to $74,999
  • 5,177$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,066$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,657$125,000 to $149,999
  • 2,071$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,024$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 495Less than $10,000
  • 145$10,000 to $14,999
  • 58$15,000 to $19,999
  • 271$20,000 to $24,999
  • 367$40,000 to $49,999
  • 765$50,000 to $59,999
  • 584$60,000 to $69,999
  • 286$70,000 to $79,999
  • 586$80,000 to $89,999
  • 435$90,000 to $99,999
  • 2,334$100,000 to $124,999
  • 1,487$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,028$150,000 to $174,999
  • 1,521$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3,379$200,000 to $249,999
  • 3,309$250,000 to $299,999
  • 6,095$300,000 to $399,999
  • 3,903$400,000 to $499,999
  • 4,351$500,000 to $749,999
  • 1,785$750,000 to $999,999
  • 1,408$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 471$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 2,036$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL

  • Rent paid by renters in 2015 in Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • 127$100 to $149
  • 520$150 to $199
  • 65$200 to $249
  • 49$250 to $299
  • 284$300 to $349
  • 242$400 to $449
  • 154$450 to $499
  • 533$500 to $549
  • 602$550 to $599
  • 887$600 to $649
  • 779$650 to $699
  • 1,341$700 to $749
  • 2,773$750 to $799
  • 3,863$800 to $899
  • 3,206$900 to $999
  • 5,538$1,000 to $1,249
  • 5,223$1,250 to $1,499
  • 5,025$1,500 to $1,999
  • 1,632$2,000 to $2,499
  • 729$2,500 to $2,999
  • 222$3,000 to $3,499
  • 77$3,500 or more
  • 847No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 8,6211995 to March 2000
  • 6,1491990 to 1994
  • 5,0071985 to 1989
  • 4,1341980 to 1984
  • 2,1551975 to 1979
  • 1,7401970 to 1974
  • 1,5011965 to 1969
  • 3,631Before 1965
Note: State values scaled to Fort Lauderdale population
Fort Lauderdale commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2,172
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7,724
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 10,331
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12,292
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10,358
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3,543
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 10,143
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,358
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,875
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3,944
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2,847
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,477
Fort Lauderdale, FL Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 87.6%
Number of people working at home: 2,668 (3.8% of all workers)

Fort Lauderdale mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 53,176 (75%)
  • Carpooled: 7,975 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,124 (4%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 23 (0%)
  • Railroad: 111 (0%)
  • Taxi: 212 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 88 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 760 (1%)
  • Walked: 1,707 (2%)
  • Other means: 878 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 2,668 (4%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 39,538
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14,547
 German: 10,752
 Haitian: 10,736
 Irish: 10,697
 Italian: 9,998
 United States or American: 8,904
 English: 8,697
 Polish: 3,043
 Jamaican: 2,635
 French (except Basque): 2,600
 Russian: 1,812
 Scottish: 1,765
 Subsaharan African:: 1,752
 African: 1,551
 Scotch-Irish: 1,256
 Dutch: 1,073
 French Canadian: 1,033
 Swedish: 998
 Brazilian: 888
 Hungarian: 860
 Norwegian: 852
 Greek: 841
 British: 805
 European: 597
 Welsh: 572
 Arab:: 562
 Canadian: 529
 Austrian: 509
 Bahamian: 507
 Danish: 410
 Portuguese: 403
 Ukrainian: 358
 Czech: 327
 Romanian: 283
 Lithuanian: 250
 Lebanese: 233
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 218
 Swiss: 213
 Eastern European: 211
 British West Indian: 209
 Slovak: 185
 Armenian: 171
 Albanian: 158
 Finnish: 152
 Czechoslovakian: 128
 Belgian: 120
 South African: 120
 Iranian: 101
 Egyptian: 97
 Israeli: 94
 Pennsylvania German: 93
 Yugoslavian: 91
 Bulgarian: 85
 Australian: 85
 Northern European: 81
 Turkish: 76
 West Indian: 76
 Croatian: 72
 Slovene: 70
 Macedonian: 66
 Barbadian: 66
 Latvian: 64
 Serbian: 56
 U.S. Virgin Islander: 55
 Other Arab: 53
 New Zealander: 48
 Slavic: 44
 Jordanian: 44
 Palestinian: 44
 Guyanese: 42
 Basque: 41
 Zimbabwean: 36
 Moroccan: 30
 Arab/Arabic: 27
 Scandinavian: 27
 Other West Indian: 25
 Icelander: 23
 Maltese: 20
 Celtic: 19
 Syrian: 18
 Luxemburger: 17
 Iraqi: 16
 Cypriot: 14
 Ugandan: 13
 Dutch West Indian: 12
 Cape Verdean: 11
 Alsatian: 10
 Carpatho Rusyn: 10
 Estonian: 9
 Belizean: 8
 Sudanese: 8
 Afghan: 7
 Nigerian: 7
 Ethiopian: 6

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

  • 27%Haiti
  • 8%Jamaica
  • 6%Cuba
  • 5%Canada
  • 4%Other Caribbean
  • 4%Brazil
  • 4%Colombia

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

  • This state: 46,434
  • Northeast: 32,816
  • Midwest: 17,261
  • South: 16,713
  • West: 3,037

50% of Fort Lauderdale residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 66% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 34% lived in Florida.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 1,029
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 496
  • 5th and 6th grade: 861
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,790
  • 9th grade: 1,280
  • 10th grade: 1,948
  • 11th grade: 1,733
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,853
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 13,153
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,016
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 8,659
  • Associate degree: 3,502
  • Bachelor's degree: 11,084
  • Master's degree: 3,656
  • Professional school degree: 2,778
  • Doctorate degree: 581

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 995
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 453
  • 5th and 6th grade: 886
  • 7th and 8th grade: 1,753
  • 9th grade: 1,084
  • 10th grade: 1,804
  • 11th grade: 1,569
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 2,845
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 13,915
  • Less than 1 year of college: 3,512
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 7,617
  • Associate degree: 3,488
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,363
  • Master's degree: 3,027
  • Professional school degree: 1,234
  • Doctorate degree: 336

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.6%Males
  • 3.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 12.0%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 27.9%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 0.9%Males
  • 3.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 5.3%Males
  • 10.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.8%Males
  • 10.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 7.5%Males
  • 9.7%Females
Fort Lauderdale marital status for males
Fort Lauderdale marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 27,669
  • One, attached: 3,013
  • Two: 5,336
  • 3 or 4: 7,401
  • 5 to 9: 5,836
  • 10 to 19: 5,702
  • 20 to 49: 8,089
  • 50 or more: 16,030
  • Mobile homes: 1,313
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 391

Median worth of mobile homes: $25,670

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 12 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Lauderdale:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 92.2%Electricity
  • 3.5%No fuel used
  • 2.4%Utility gas
  • 1.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 89.5%Electricity
  • 6.0%No fuel used
  • 3.2%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 2,335
Here:

16.9%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,141
Here:

15.4%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 1,820
Here:

32.1%
Florida:

21.0%

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)