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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B+
  6. Diversity
    A-
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A-
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A-
  12. Commute
    B
Downtown is a neighborhood in Fort Lauderdale, Florida with a population of 5,269. Downtown is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Downtown offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Downtown there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Downtown and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Downtown are above average.
About Downtown...
Population
5,269

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$390,827
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,146
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    66%
  • Own
    34%
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Downtown Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A-
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$100,233
National
$62,843
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    26%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    12%
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Downtown Reviews

2 reviews
I live in the downtown area of Broward county located by the police station, along with the county jail, and courts. so there is not too much crime in my area and police are great very responsive. so are local rescue services
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its okay i think its all in your view on life. you cant really let your environment shape you if that makes any since. there are some beautiful sites in this country but i love Florida. no place like home