Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a somewhat small coastal town (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 6,388 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is the 256th largest community in Florida.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea home prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, but Lauderdale-by-the-Sea real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 85.34% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a town of sales and office workers, managers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea who work in management occupations (19.36%), sales jobs (15.94%) and office and administrative support (11.24%).
Also of interest is that Lauderdale-by-the-Sea has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 8.82% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.
Another notable thing is that Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a major vacation destination. Much of the town’s population is seasonal: many people own second homes and only live there part-time, during the vacation season. The effect on the local economy is that many of the businesses are dependent on tourist dollars, and may operate only during the high season. As the vacation season ends, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea’s population drops significantly, such that year-round residents will notice that the city is a much quieter place to live.
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, a lot of people use the bus to get to work every day though Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is a relatively small town. Those that ride the bus are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
The education level of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, 44.12% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea in 2010 was $60,928, which is wealthy relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $243,712 for a family of four. However, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Lauderdale-by-the-Sea home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea residents report their race to be White, followed by Native Hawaiiam. Important ancestries of people in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea include Irish, Italian, German, English, French and Russian.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's cultural character, accounting for 17.32% of the town’s population.
The languages spoken by people in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea are diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish, French and German.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||3,773|
|LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||71.11%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||28.89%|
|TYPE OF LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||14.94%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||4.89%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||5.32%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||74.85%|
|SIZE OF LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||0.39%|
|AGE OF LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||10.16%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||47.69%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||42.03%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.12%|
|LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$638,713|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,449|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $72,000||1.23%|
|$72,001 - $144,000||2.05%|
|$144,001 - $288,000||12.23%|
|$288,001 - $432,000||20.69%|
|$432,001 - $576,000||14.87%|
|$576,001 - $720,000||16.70%|
|$720,001 - $1,081,000||14.42%|
|$1,081,001 - $1,441,000||9.39%|
|PEOPLE OF LAUDERDALE-BY-THE-SEA||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||1.86%|
|5 TO 17||4.09%|
|18 TO 24||3.44%|
|25 TO 34||4.42%|
|35 TO 54||26.15%|
|55 TO 64||19.74%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||40.30%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||94.55%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$54,533|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$60,928|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||10.14%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Accommodation (13.13%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (10.84%)
Real estate (8.55%)
Public Service (8.35%)
Information Technology (2.01%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.48%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.11%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.53%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.62%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||0.85%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||7.13%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Irish (16.78%)
French Canadian (2.00%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (80.56%)
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