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(Urban population: 152,125, Rural population: 0)

Fort Lauderdale,FL index of house prices


Houses: 80,780 (68,448 occupied: 37,927 owner occupied, 30,521 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

45%
State:

40%

Housing density: 2546 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $228,762.


Median contract rent in 2009: $834 (lower quartile is $676, upper quartile is $1,143)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,111


Median gross rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL in 2009: $972


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: $78,930


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $45,911


Median monthly housing costs: $1,204





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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $276,000 (it was $132,600 in 2000)
Fort Lauderdale:

$276,000
Florida:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $173,400 - $455,000

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $546,984
Here:

$546,984
State:

$275,879

Townhouses or other attached units: $348,737
Here:

$348,737
State:

$195,815

In 2-unit structures: $250,988
Here:

$250,988
State:

$200,248

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $271,805
Here:

$271,805
State:

$172,083

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $335,460
Here:

$335,460
State:

$221,364

Mobile homes: $25,848
Here:

$25,848
State:

$43,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $39,322
Here:

$39,322
State:

$47,032

Median year house/condo built: 1966

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

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 316
  • 2 rooms: 1,869
  • 3 rooms: 5,110
  • 4 rooms: 7,782
  • 5 rooms: 8,303
  • 6 rooms: 6,440
  • 7 rooms: 4,203
  • 8 rooms: 2,256
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,648
  • 1 room: 3,025
  • 2 rooms: 6,892
  • 3 rooms: 8,020
  • 4 rooms: 7,791
  • 5 rooms: 3,309
  • 6 rooms: 1,002
  • 7 rooms: 276
  • 8 rooms: 129
  • 9 or more rooms: 77
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 599
  • 1 bedroom: 5,261
  • 2 bedrooms: 15,832
  • 3 bedrooms: 12,106
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,277
  • 5+ bedrooms: 852
  • no bedroom: 3,552
  • 1 bedroom: 13,462
  • 2 bedrooms: 11,030
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,105
  • 4 bedrooms: 317
  • 5+ bedrooms: 55
Cars and other vehicles available in Fort Lauderdale, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,171
  • 1 vehicle: 17,494
  • 2 vehicles: 14,469
  • 3 vehicles: 2,872
  • 4 vehicles: 735
  • 5+ vehicles: 186
  • no vehicle: 6,084
  • 1 vehicle: 17,382
  • 2 vehicles: 6,042
  • 3 vehicles: 804
  • 4 vehicles: 132
  • 5+ vehicles: 77

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,573
  • 2000 to 2004: 7,183
  • 1990 to 1999: 4,555
  • 1980 to 1989: 6,309
  • 1970 to 1979: 22,973
  • 1960 to 1969: 25,935
  • 1950 to 1959: 22,855
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,936
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,617

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Fort Lauderdale, FL house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Fort Lauderdale, FL:

  • Less than $10,000: 277
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 138
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 138
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 80
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 69
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 48
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 41
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 53
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 182
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 231
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 311
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 519
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 604
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2188
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 3109
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 3960
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 3469
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 4389
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 4004
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 5877
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 3361
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 4629
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 2214
  • $1,000,000 or more: 3915
 


Fort Lauderdale rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Less than $100: 15 people
  • $100 to $149: 41
  • $150 to $199: 413
  • $200 to $249: 376
  • $250 to $299: 253
  • $300 to $349: 311
  • $350 to $399: 291
  • $400 to $449: 207
  • $450 to $499: 415
  • $500 to $549: 400
  • $550 to $599: 395
  • $600 to $649: 850
  • $650 to $699: 959
  • $700 to $749: 1,396
  • $750 to $799: 2,019
  • $800 to $899: 3,992
  • $900 to $999: 3,680
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 5,681
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 3,041
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 3,332
  • $2,000 or more: 1,924
  • No cash rent: 1,130
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 8,621
  • 1990 to 1994: 6,149
  • 1985 to 1989: 5,007
  • 1980 to 1984: 4,134
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,155
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,740
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,501
  • 1965 to 1969: 3,631


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 commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 2172
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 7724
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 10331
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 12292
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 10358
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 3543
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 10143
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1358
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1875
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3944
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 2847
  • 90 or more minutes: 1477
 


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%)
 


Fort Lauderdale, FL household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 8096
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 4826
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 5080
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 4792
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 4691
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 4227
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 3874
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 3986
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 2745
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 5627
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 5571
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 5177
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 3066
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1657
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 2071
  • $200,000 or more: 3024
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 39538
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 14547
 German: 10752
 Haitian: 10736
 Irish: 10697
 Italian: 9998
 United States or American: 8904
 English: 8697
 Polish: 3043
 Jamaican: 2635
 French (except Basque): 2600
 Russian: 1812
 Scottish: 1765
 Subsaharan African:: 1752
 African: 1551
 Scotch-Irish: 1256
 Dutch: 1073
 French Canadian: 1033
 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 (%):



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


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

  • This state: 46434
  • Northeast: 32816
  • Midwest: 17261
  • South: 16713
  • West: 3037

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 rate for White non-Hispanic males: 4.6%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 3.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 12.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 11.6%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 27.9%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 0.9%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 3.1%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 5.3%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 10.1%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 7.8%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 10.8%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 7.5%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 9.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $57,769
  • Black householders: $27,188
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $40,964
  • Asian householders: $48,315
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $41,225
  • Some other race householders: $39,706
  • Two or more races householders: $71,573
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $45,967
Fort Lauderdale household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Fort Lauderdale household income for Black householders
Fort Lauderdale household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Fort Lauderdale household income for Asian householders
Fort Lauderdale household income for Some other race householders
Fort Lauderdale household income for Two or more races householders
Fort Lauderdale household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Fort Lauderdale marital status for males
Fort Lauderdale marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $403,592
  • Black or African American householders: $161,104
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $228,334
  • Asian householders: $244,570
  • Some other race householders: $176,923
  • Two or more races householders: $183,167
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $231,665

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: $13,000


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 11 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Fort Lauderdale:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Fort Lauderdale
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (92.2%)
  • No fuel used (3.5%)
  • Utility gas (2.4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • Electricity (89.5%)
  • No fuel used (6.0%)
  • Utility gas (3.2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)



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 (Noninst.)


 

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