Fort Lauderdale, FL

Broward County

What you need to know about Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale is located in Broward County, Florida. The population is 55% White, 28% Black, 1% Asian and 0% Native American or Native Hawaiian. 2% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. 14% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. The median income is $48,898 and the median home value is $243,600. For more on schools, real estate, business and health care in Fort Lauderdale, see each of the tabs above. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Fort Lauderdale has a Walk Score ® of 54.
Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Haunted Houses 2011


Homes Owned 52.93%
52.93% Complete
Homes Rented 47.07%
47.07% Complete

Real Estate

In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Ready to move to Fort Lauderdale? There are a variety of housing options in the area. Click below to learn about the recent trends, average home values and even a few current real estate listings in Fort Lauderdale.

Median Home Price

Higher than the state average


In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The quality of a school district is often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Fort Lauderdale rates.

Median Household Income

Lower than the national average


In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Being a great place to live and being a great place to work often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Fort Lauderdale.


Most residents are
Over 65 Years old


In Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Access to quality hospitals, doctors and health-care providers is just part of what makes a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Fort Lauderdale.


Bachelor’s Degree 34%
34% Complete
Graduated High School 85%
85% Complete

Fort Lauderdale, FL's Livability Rankings

Top 10 Downtowns 2014
Top 10 Haunted Houses 2011

More About Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, FL: Livability Top 100 Best Places to Live 2014
Fort Lauderdale's engaged citizens, strong infrastructure and diverse amenities make it an outstanding place to live, work or visit.