Fort Lauderdale Information

Fort Lauderdale Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Fort Lauderdale, FL

General Fort Lauderdale Information

State: Florida

County: Broward County

Close cities: Carver Ranches, FL, Pompano Beach, FL, Lighthouse Point, FL, Cooper City, FL, North Andrews Gardens, FL, Oakland Park, FL, Dania Beach, FL, Franklin Park, FL, Coconut Creek, FL, North Lauderdale, FL, Plantation, FL, Sunrise, FL, Tedder, FL, Avon Park, FL, Rock Island, FL, Lauderdale Lakes, FL, Lazy Lake, FL, Terra Mar, FL, Broadview Park, FL, Davie, FL, West Ken-Lark, FL, Twin Lakes, FL, Roosevelt Gardens, FL, Lauderhill, FL, Hollywood, FL, Broward Estates, FL, Kendall Green, FL, Wilton Manors, FL, Melrose Park, FL, St. George, FL, Washington Park, FL, Margate, FL, Coral Springs, FL, Tamarac, FL, Sea Ranch Lakes, FL, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL, Pine Island Ridge, FL, Pompano Beach Highlands, FL, Boulevard Gardens, FL, Golden Heights, FL, Pembroke Pines, FL, Palm Aire, FL

Fort Lauderdale Population (census data)
Total 164,282
Male 86,051 (52.4%)
Female 78,231 (47.6%)

Population Density: 5,178 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 122.3 (US Avg is 100)

Fort Lauderdale Elevation: 8 feet above sea level

Land Area: 31.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $52,264

Zip Codes: 33388, 33311, 33321, 33312, 33326, 33335, 33317, 33331, 33316, 33307, 33345, 33308, 33334, 33303, 33351, 33349, 33323, 33310, 33302, 33313, 33346, 33340, 33301, 33355, 33328, 33304, 33332, 33348, 33306, 33359, 33338, 33314, 33315, 33394, 33325, 33305, 33309, 33318, 33327, 33339, 33320, 33330, 33329, 33324, 33336, 33319, 33337, and 33322.

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Fort Lauderdale Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (57.5%)
  • Black (28.9%)
  • Hispanic (9.5%)
  • Two or more races (3.8%)
  • Other race (1.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (10.4%)
  • Irish (10.3%)
  • West Indian (9.8%)
  • English (8.2%)
  • Italian (7.6%)
  • United States (5.8%)
Foriegn Born: 32,938 people (20.0%)
  • Latin America (80.2%)
  • Europe (19.8%)

Local Fort Lauderdale Sports Teams

Major League Baseball:
NFL Football: Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Miami Dolphins
NBA Basketball: Miami Heat,
NHL Hockey: Florida Panthers
NCAA Sports: University of Miami, Florida International University, Florida Atlantic University

Fort Lauderdale School Information

High Schools
Dillard High School (2501 NW 11th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Dillard High School AOHT (2501 Northwest 11 Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County Public Schools District)
Dillard High School AOIT (2501 Northwest 11 Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County Public Schools District)
Fort Lauderdale High School (1600 NE 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33305 - Broward County School District District)
Stranahan High School (1800 SW 5th Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312 - Broward County School District District)
Middle Schools
New River Middle School (3100 Riverland Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312 - Broward County School District District)
Parkway Middle School (3600 NW 5th Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Sunrise Middle School (1750 NE 14th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304 - Broward County School District District)
William Dandy Middle School (2400 NW 26th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Elementary Schools
Bayview Elementary School (1175 Middle River Drive, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304 - Broward County School District District)
Bennett Elementary School (1755 NE 14th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304 - Broward County School District District)
Broward Estates Elementary School (441 NW 35th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Croissant Park Elementary School (1800 SW 4th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315 - Broward County School District District)
Dillard Elementary School (2330 NW 12 Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Floranada Elementary School (5251 NE 14th Way, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334 - Broward County School District District)
Harbordale Elementary School (900 SE 15th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316 - Broward County School District District)
Larkdale Elementary School (3250 NW 12th Place, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Lauderdale Manors Elementary (1400 NW 14th Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Martin Luther King Elementary School (591 NW 31st Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Meadowbrook Elementary School (2300 SW 46th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33317 - Broward County School District District)
North Andrews Gardens Elementary School (345 NE 56th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33334 - Broward County School District District)
North Fork Elementary School (101 NW 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
North Side Elementary School (120 NE 11th Steet, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33304 - Broward County School District District)
Riverland Elementary School (2600 SW 11th Court, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312 - Broward County School District District)
Rock Island Elementary School (2350 NW 19th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Stephen Foster Elementary School (3471 SW 22nd Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312 - Broward County School District District)
Sunland Park Elementary School (919 NW 13th Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School (800 NW 13th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School (101 NE 11th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301 - Broward County School District District)
Walker Elementary School (Magnet) (1001 NW 4th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)
Westwood Heights Elementary School (2861 SW 9th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312 - Broward County School District District)
Wilton Manors Elementary School (2401 NE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33305 - Broward County School District District)
Other/Private Schools
Baudhuin Oral School - Nova University (3375 SW 75 Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316 - Broward County School District District)
Broward Detention Center (700 SW 26th Street Whiddon-Rogers, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315 - Broward County School District District)
Charter School Institute Training Center (5420 N State Road 7, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33319 - Broward County School District District)
Charter School Of Excellence (1217 SE 3rd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33316 - Broward County School District District)
College Academy At BCC (3501 SW Davie Road, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33314 - Broward County School District District)
Pine Ridge Alternative Center (1251 SW 42nd Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33317 - Broward County School District District)
Seagull School (425 SW 28th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315 - Broward County School District District)
Sunset School (3775 SW 16th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33312 - Broward County School District District)
Whiddon Rodgers Education Center (700 SW 26th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33315 - Broward County School District District)
Wingate Oaks Center (1211 NW 33rd Terrace, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33311 - Broward County School District District)

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