Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Info Snack

Population
180,124
Unemployment
7.0%
Poverty
16.9%
Median Home
$334,000
Median Income
$59,450
Median Rent
$1,293

Fort Lauderdale SnackAbility

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

Fort Lauderdale, FL Crime Report

10,180
Total Crimes
5,509.7
Total Crimes / 100k People
122.46%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Fort Lauderdale
/ 100k People
Florida
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 10,180 5,509.7 2,524.1 2,476.7
Violent Crime 1,098 594.3 378.4 366.7
Murder 21 11.4 5.2 5.0
Robbery 408 220.8 75.5 81.6
Aggravated Assault 576 311.7 258.3 250.2
Property Crime 9,082 4,915.4 2,145.7 2,109.9
Burglary 1,275 690.1 295.2 340.5
Larceny 6,945 3,758.8 1,668.7 1,549.5
Car Theft 862 466.5 181.8 219.9

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 99 100
Services 99 99 100
Groceries 106 105 100
Health 100 100 100
Housing 139 96 100
Transportation 108 98 100
Utilities 98 102 100

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Population over time in Fort Lauderdale

Year Population % Change
2019 180,124 0.8%
2018 178,783 0.9%
2017 177,175 1.2%
2016 175,153 0.9%
2015 173,570 1.4%
2014 171,137 1.5%
2013 168,603 0.7%
2012 167,370 0.4%
2011 166,712 -0.3%
2010 167,276 -

Race / Ethnicity in Fort Lauderdale

White
46.6% (84,011)
African American
31.5% (56,776)
American Indian
0.1% (204)
Asian
1.6% (2,859)
Hawaiian
0.0% (76)
Other
0.3% (526)
Two Or More
1.3% (2,374)
Hispanic
18.5% (33,298)
Race Fort Lauderdale FL USA
White 46.6% 53.9% 60.7%
African American 31.5% 15.3% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 1.6% 2.7% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.4% 0.2%
Two Or More 1.3% 1.9% 2.4%
Hispanic 18.5% 25.6% 18.0%

Gender in Fort Lauderdale

Female
47.8% (86,098)
Male
52.2% (94,025)
Gender Fort Lauderdale FL USA
Female 47.8% 51.1% 50.8%
Male 52.2% 48.9% 49.2%

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

< 9th Grade
7.0% (12,608)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (12,608)
High School / GED
24.0% (43,229)
Some College
18.0% (32,422)
Associate's Degree
8.0% (14,409)
Bachelor's Degree
22.0% (39,627)
Master's Degree
9.0% (16,211)
Professional Degree
4.0% (7,204)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (1,801)
Education Fort Lauderdale FL USA
< 9th Grade 7.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 7.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 24.0% 29.0% 27.0%
Some College 18.0% 20.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 8.0% 10.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 22.0% 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
7.1% (1,282,683)
$10,000 to $14,999
4.2% (761,880)
$15,000 to $24,999
9.0% (1,623,041)
$25,000 to $34,999
9.5% (1,717,974)
$35,000 to $49,999
12.8% (2,299,409)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.5% (2,968,530)
$75,000 to $99,999
10.7% (1,930,788)
$100,000 to $149,999
13.3% (2,392,409)
$150,000 to $199,999
6.3% (1,130,017)
$200,000 or more
10.6% (1,905,666)
Income Fort Lauderdale FL USA
Less than $10,000 7.1% 6.5% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 4.2% 4.3% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 9.0% 9.9% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 9.5% 10.3% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 12.8% 13.9% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.5% 18.3% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 10.7% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 13.3% 13.1% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 6.3% 5.3% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 10.6% 6.0% 7.7%

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