North Lauderdale, FL


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Living in North Lauderdale

North Lauderdale is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 43,703 people and six constituent neighborhoods, North Lauderdale is the 72nd largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, North Lauderdale isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in North Lauderdale are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, North Lauderdale is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in North Lauderdale who work in office and administrative support (16.02%), sales jobs (12.93%), and maintenance occupations (8.44%).

One downside of living in North Lauderdale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 30.22 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.

Like elsewhere in America, most people in North Lauderdale use a private automobile to get to work. But notably, a substantial number of North Lauderdale‘s citizens do make use of public transit in their daily commute, primarily riding the bus. This helps more people get to work with less air pollution, and require fewer highways to get them there.

The percentage of adults in North Lauderdale with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.53% of adults in North Lauderdale have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in North Lauderdale in 2010 was $15,860, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $63,440 for a family of four. However, North Lauderdale contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

North Lauderdale is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call North Lauderdale home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of North Lauderdale residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. North Lauderdale also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.57% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in North Lauderdale include Jamaican, Irish, German, and Italian.

North Lauderdale also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 43.57%.

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