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 71,868 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 (14.79%), sales jobs (10.87%), and healthcare suport services (7.67%).

In Lauderhill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 31.56 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.

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%: 20.15% of the adults in Lauderhill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lauderhill in 2018 was $20,588, 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 $82,352 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 British West Indian.

Foreign born people are also an important part of Lauderhill's cultural character, accounting for 37.27% of the city’s population.

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