Fort Lauderdale, FL
Quality of Life, Demographics, And Statistics

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2022-04-08
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida Info Snack

Population
181,818
Unemployment
6.2%
Poverty
15.8%
Median Home
$350,900
Median Income
$64,313
Median Rent
$1,353

Fort Lauderdale SnackAbility

6
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
7/10
Housing
9
Affordability
4
Diversity
9.5
Safety
3
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
6

Fort Lauderdale, FL Crime Report

8,820
Total Crimes
4,784.5
Total Crimes / 100k People
103.94%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Lauderdale
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 8,820 4,784.5 2,153.0 2,346.0
Violent Crime 1,158 628.2 383.6 387.8
Murder 37 20.1 5.9 6.5
Robbery 321 174.1 62.2 73.9
Aggravated Assault 709 384.6 280.1 279.7
Property Crime 7,662 4,156.3 1,769.4 1,958.2
Burglary 1,074 582.6 240.6 314.2
Larceny 5,681 3,081.7 1,352.7 1,398.0
Car Theft 907 492.0 176.1 246.0

Fort Lauderdale, FL Cost Of Living

113
Fort Lauderdale's Overall Cost Of Living
1.1x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Fort Lauderdale Florida National Average
Overall 113 98 100
Services 101 99 100
Groceries 119 107 100
Health 105 98 100
Housing 141 96 100
Transportation 112 102 100
Utilities 98 106 100

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Population over time in Fort Lauderdale

Year Population % Change
2020 181,818 1.7%
2019 178,783 0.9%
2018 177,175 1.2%
2017 175,153 0.9%
2016 173,570 1.4%
2015 171,137 1.5%
2014 168,603 0.7%
2013 167,370 0.4%
2012 166,712 -0.3%
2011 167,276 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Lauderdale

White
46.6% (84,818)
African American
31.1% (56,506)
American Indian
0.1% (248)
Asian
1.5% (2,654)
Hawaiian
0.0% (50)
Other
0.4% (670)
Two Or More
1.6% (2,832)
Hispanic
18.7% (34,040)
Race Fort Lauderdale FL USA
White 46.6% 53.4% 60.1%
African American 31.1% 15.2% 12.2%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.6%
Asian 1.5% 2.7% 5.6%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.4% 0.3%
Two Or More 1.6% 2.2% 2.8%
Hispanic 18.7% 25.8% 18.2%

Gender in Fort Lauderdale

Female
48.3% (87,897)
Male
51.7% (93,920)
Gender Fort Lauderdale FL USA
Female 48.3% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 51.7% 48.9% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Fort Lauderdale for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
5.0% (9,090)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (12,727)
High School / GED
24.0% (43,636)
Some College
19.0% (34,545)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (14,545)
Bachelor's Degree
23.0% (41,818)
Master's Degree
9.0% (16,363)
Professional Degree
4.0% (7,272)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,818)
Education Fort Lauderdale FL USA
< 9th Grade 5.0% 5.0% 5.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 28.0% 27.0%
Some College 19.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 9.0%
Bachelor's Degree 23.0% 19.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 9.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Less than $10,000
6.2% (1,132,845)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.8% (698,236)
$15,000 to $24,999
7.8% (1,417,573)
$25,000 to $34,999
8.4% (1,526,953)
$35,000 to $49,999
13.1% (2,384,772)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.3% (2,962,230)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.8% (2,141,275)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (2,718,733)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.4% (1,159,281)
$200,000 or more
11.2% (2,039,898)
Income Fort Lauderdale FL USA
Less than $10,000 6.2% 6.2% 5.8%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 4.2% 4.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 7.8% 9.3% 8.5%
$25,000 to $34,999 8.4% 9.9% 8.6%
$35,000 to $49,999 13.1% 13.8% 12.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.3% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.8% 12.5% 12.8%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 13.7% 15.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.4% 5.6% 7.1%
$200,000 or more 11.2% 6.4% 8.3%

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