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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  9. Cost of Living
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Plantation is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 93,449. Plantation is in Broward County and is one of the best places to live in Florida. Living in Plantation offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Plantation there are a lot of coffee shops and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Plantation and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Plantation are above average.

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About Plantation...
Population
93,449

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$330,900
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$1,681
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    36%
  • Own
    64%
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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
    113.1
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    2.1
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    10.5
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    95.3
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    168.6
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,254
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    277.6
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    14%
  • 65+ years
    16%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    17%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    26%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    30%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    19%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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