Lauderhill, FL


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Living in Lauderhill

Lauderhill is a larger medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 71,579 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Lauderhill is the 37th largest community in Florida.

Lauderhill is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Lauderhill is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lauderhill who work in office and administrative support (17.26%), sales jobs (12.44%), and healthcare suport services (8.13%).

In Lauderhill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 30.36 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.

A lot of people in Lauderhill take the bus for their daily commute. For the size of the city, the number of people who use public transportation is quite high. For many people in Lauderhill, this fills their need for low-cost transportation.

In terms of college education, Lauderhill is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 18.91% of adults 25 and older in Lauderhill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lauderhill in 2010 was $17,940, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $71,760 for a family of four. However, Lauderhill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Lauderhill is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lauderhill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lauderhill residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lauderhill include Haitian, German, Italian, and Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lauderhill's cultural character, accounting for 35.53% of the city’s population.

The most common language spoken in Lauderhill is English. Other important languages spoken here include French Creole and Spanish.