Fort LauderdaleFlorida

Fort Lauderdale Population Demographics

According to US population projections for 2022, the estimated population of Fort Lauderdale is 181,666. 18.32% is under 18, while 20.66% is over 65.

A closer look at the age demography reveals that 5.13% of the population was five years old or younger, 18.32% were 18 years or younger and 34.75% were aged 65 years and over. The gender split in the state was nearly even, with 46.27% female and 53.73% male.

Fort Lauderdale Housing

According to the US Census, Fort Lauderdale has 102,567 housing units. The average owner-occupied housing unit rate in Fort Lauderdale was 80.94%. At the same time, the city's median value of owner-occupied homes was $395,500

Fort Lauderdale Racial Demographics

In 2020, the US Census estimated that White Alone and Black Or African American Alone constitute 79.45% of Fort Lauderdale's population. Residents of the city who were Some Other Race Alone, made up 5.88% of the total population.

Other racial groups include Asian Alone, constituting 1.99% of the city's population and White Black Or African American at 0.88%

White Alone51.81%
Black Or African American Alone27.64%
Some Other Race Alone5.88%
Asian Alone1.99%
White Black Or African American0.88%
American Indian And Alaska Native Alone0.33%

How Educated is Fort Lauderdale

According to Census estimates, in 2021, 24.0% of Fort Lauderdale residents had a bachelor's degree, while 17.5% had a graduate or professional degree.

Overall, 41.50% of residents have a bachelor's degree or higher.

Education Attainment (Population 25 Years and Older) in Fort Lauderdale CityPercentage
High School Graduate Or Higher90.5%
Bachelors Degree Or Higher36.7%
Some College Or Associates Degree30.1%
Bachelors Degree24.0%
High School Graduate Includes Equivalency22.8%
Some College No Degree17.9%

Average Income in Fort Lauderdale

The median household income in Fort Lauderdale is $64,912. This figure is significantly (approximately 0.00%) less than the state average of $64,912.

Estimates by family type revealed that families earned an average of $80,243 per year, while married-couple families earned an average of $105,032.

A closer examination of the income groups of Fort Lauderdale households revealed that the largest income group consisted of households with an annual income between $50,000 and $74,999. Other groups with yearly high household incomes include those between $100,000 and $149,999 (15.7%) and those with incomes exceeding $200,000 (12.1%). 7.0% of households in the City of Angels had an annual income of less than $10,000.

Median Income by Type of Family

Type of FamilyIncome
Married-couple families$105,032
Nonfamily households$52,726