Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL


Highest Appreciating Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Neighborhoods Since 2000

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL Real Estate Data

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2017. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2015 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Housing Market Information

With 6,460 people, 3,869 houses or apartments, and a median cost of homes of $516,869, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea house prices are not only among the most expensive in Florida, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea real estate also is some of the most expensive in all of America.

Large apartment complexes or high rise apartments are the single most common housing type in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, accounting for 74.61% of the town's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea include single-family detached homes ( 14.60%), row houses and other attached homes ( 5.54%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 5.26%). This particular housing mix is relatively uncommon and characteristic of towns that are compact and walkable, and which often have a lively downtown.

Dwellings in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea tend to be quite small (one, two, or no bedrooms) and owner occupied. In fact, 78.35% of the homes in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea have two or fewer bedrooms.

There is a lot of housing in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea built between 1940-1969 ( 42.44%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 2000 and later ( 10.32%).

A decent proportion of the Lauderdale-by-the-Sea housing stock is seasonally occupied. That is, homes and condos in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea are occupied by people for a portion of the year - mainly for vacation purposes - and then locked up and left unoccupied for the remainder of the year as owners return to their primary residences. This characteristic of the Lauderdale-by-the-Sea housing market speaks to its popularity as a vacation location of choice.

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Home Appreciation Rates

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's appreciation rate notably has been below the national average for the last ten years. The average annual home appreciation rate in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea during the period has been just -1.07%, which is lower than 70% of US communities.

Appreciation rates are so strong in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea that despite a nationwide downturn in the housing market, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea real estate has continued to appreciate in value faster than most communities. Looking at just the latest twelve months, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea appreciation rates continue to be some of the highest in America, at 6.06%, which is higher than appreciation rates in 74.62% of the cities and towns in the nation. Based on the last twelve months, short-term real estate investors have found good fortune in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea appreciation rates in the latest quarter were at 1.80%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.39%.

Importantly, this makes Lauderdale-by-the-Sea one of the highest appreciating communities in the nation for the latest quarter, and may signal the town's near-future real estate investment strength.

Relative to Florida, our data show that Lauderdale-by-the-Sea's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 70% of the other cities and towns in Florida.

Average Home Values


Median Home Value:

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL HOME PRICES

Value Range
> $1,310,000 9.6
$982,001 - $1,310,000 7.8
$654,001 - $982,000 14.8
$524,001 - $654,000 17.2
$392,001 - $524,000 14.1
$262,001 - $392,000 16.9
$130,001 - $262,000 14.2
$65,001 - $130,000 2.7
$0 - $65,000 2.7

Very High for FL
Very High for Nation

Value Relative to Nation Value Relative to State
5.50216805343959 8.33333333333333

Number Of Homes And Apartments:

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea Appreciation Rates

Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
Compared To
Latest Quarter:
2016 Q4 - 2017 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2016 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2015 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2012 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2007 Q1 - 2017 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2017 Q1
111.79% 4.45% 9 10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership


Average Market Rent:
$1,467 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners 68.96
Renters 31.04
Vacant 46.05

Housing Market Details


Age of Homes

AGE OF Lauderdale-by-the-Sea HOMES
2000 or Newer 10.3
1970 - 1999 47.1
1940 - 1969 42.4
1939 or Older 0.1

Types of Homes

TYPE OF Lauderdale-by-the-Sea HOMES
Single-Family 14.6
Townhomes 5.5
Small Apt. Buildings 5.3
Apt. Complexes 74.6
Mobile Homes 0.0
Other 0.0

Home Size

SIZE OF Lauderdale-by-the-Sea HOMES
No Bedroom 3.30
1 Bedroom 24.41
2 Bedrooms 50.63
3 Bedrooms 16.76
4 Bedrooms 4.38
5 or more bedrooms 0.52

Popular Neighborhoods in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

Zip Codes in Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL