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Tamarac
  • Suburb of Fort Lauderdale, FL

Report Card

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade B
  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 B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Tamarac is a suburb of Fort Lauderdale with a population of 66,432. Tamarac is in Broward County. Living in Tamarac offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Tamarac there are a lot of parks. Many retirees live in Tamarac and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Tamarac are above average.

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About Tamarac...
Population
66,432

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$186,600
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$1,449
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    26%
  • Own
    74%
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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
    143.9
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    4.5
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    29.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    38.6
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    117.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,169.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    210.7
    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
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    13%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    17%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    32%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    11%
    national  11%

Working in Tamarac

Jobs
grade B minus
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$51,799
National
$64,994

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