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 72,094 people and 15 constituent neighborhoods, Lauderhill is the 37th largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Lauderhill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-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 (14.97%), sales jobs (11.79%), and healthcare suport services (9.26%).

One downside of living in Lauderhill is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lauderhill, the average commute to work is 31.26 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Lauderhill has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Lauderhill has quite a high level of public transit users. Lauderhill’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

The percentage of adults in Lauderhill who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 18.79% of the adults in Lauderhill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lauderhill in 2010 was $19,430, which is lower middle income relative to Florida, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $77,720 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 Jamaican, Haitian, Italian, German, and English.

Lauderhill also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 36.96%.

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