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    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C
  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
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  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 180,124. Fort Lauderdale is in Broward County. 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
180,124

Home Listings

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$334,000
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,293
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    47%
  • Own
    53%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    311.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    11.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    50.3
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    220.8
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    690.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,758.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    466.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    10%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    17%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    18%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    15%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    26%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    12%
    national  12%

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