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Fort Lauderdale
  • City in Florida

Report Card

grade A minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C minus
  3. Housing
    grade C minus
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade B minus
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade C+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Fort Lauderdale is a city in Florida with a population of 182,673. Fort Lauderdale is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Fort Lauderdale offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Fort Lauderdale there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Fort Lauderdale and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Fort Lauderdale are above average.

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About Fort Lauderdale...
Population
182,673

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$417,600
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$1,627
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    46%
  • Own
    54%
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Fort Lauderdale Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    384.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    20.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    49.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    174.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    582.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,081.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    492
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    16%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    24%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    25%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    10%
    national  11%

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