Fort Lauderdale Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more about Scout's Demographic Data

Fort Lauderdale Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
182,437

Age

Under 5 Years:
5.5%
5 - 17:
12.8%
18 - 24:
6.1%
25 - 34:
16.8%
35 - 54:
26.3%
55 - 64:
14.5%
Over 65 Years:
18.0%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
3.7%
3.7%
High School Graduates
87.7%
87.7%
College Graduated
37.0%
37.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Fort Lauderdale
$43,274
$43,274
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Fort Lauderdale
$59,450
$59,450
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.9%

Employment Industries in Fort Lauderdale

 
Accommodation
11.5%
11.5%
Retail
11.1%
11.1%
Professional, scientific, and technical services
10.8%
10.8%
Healthcare
10.0%
10.0%
Construction
6.9%
6.9%
Administration
6.8%
6.8%
Education
6.1%
6.1%
Transportation
6.0%
6.0%
Other
5.4%
5.4%
Real estate
4.5%
4.5%
Manufacturing
4.5%
4.5%
Finance
4.1%
4.1%
Public Service
3.4%
3.4%
Arts
3.2%
3.2%
Wholesale
3.2%
3.2%
Information Technology
2.1%
2.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
46.6%
46.6%
Black Or African American
31.5%
31.5%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.1%
0.1%
Asian
1.6%
1.6%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.0%
0.0%
Other Race / Two or More Races
1.6%
1.6%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
18.5%
18.5%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Irish
8.3%
8.3%
German
8.0%
8.0%
Italian
8.0%
8.0%
Haitian
7.6%
7.6%
English
5.7%
5.7%
Jamaican
2.8%
2.8%
Polish
2.3%
2.3%
French
1.6%
1.6%
Russian
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.3%
1.3%
European
1.2%
1.2%
Swedish
1.0%
1.0%
Dutch
0.9%
0.9%
Greek
0.8%
0.8%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Scots-Irish
0.6%
0.6%
African
0.6%
0.6%
Bahamian
0.6%
0.6%
Brazilian
0.6%
0.6%
Norwegian
0.6%
0.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
70.1%
70.1%
Spanish
16.4%
16.4%
French
7.5%
7.5%
French Creole
6.2%
6.2%
Portuguese
1.2%
1.2%
German/Yiddish
0.8%
0.8%
African languages
0.7%
0.7%
Italian
0.4%
0.4%
Langs. of India
0.3%
0.3%
Tagalog
0.3%
0.3%
Polish
0.3%
0.3%
Arabic
0.3%
0.3%
Other Asian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Scandinavian languages
0.2%
0.2%
Native American languages
0.2%
0.2%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Chinese
0.2%
0.2%
Other Indo-European
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
Greek
0.1%
0.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Fort Lauderdale Residents:
24.7%


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