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  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
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  5. Good for Families
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  6. Diversity
    grade A+
  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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  9. Cost of Living
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  10. Health & Fitness
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  11. Outdoor Activities
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  12. Commute
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Margate is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 58,023. Margate is in Broward County. Living in Margate offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Margate there are a lot of parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Margate and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Margate are above average.

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About Margate...
Population
58,023

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$183,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,311
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    30%
  • Own
    70%
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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
    102.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.7
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    15.2
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    47.2
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    166.7
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,231.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    176.9
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    9%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    36%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    national  12%

Working in Margate

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$45,594
National
$62,843

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