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 service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Lauderhill who work in office and administrative support (16.33%), sales jobs (12.28%), and healthcare suport services (7.77%).

One downside of living in Lauderhill, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.82 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.

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.

The education level of Lauderhill citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 19.19% of adults 25 and older in Lauderhill have a college degree.

The per capita income in Lauderhill in 2010 was $18,264, which is lower middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $73,056 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, Italian, German, and Irish.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lauderhill's cultural character, accounting for 34.72% of the city’s population.

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