Fort Lauderdale, Florida 

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Population

178,590

20% Growth

Unemployment Rate

4.2%

Median Income

$48,898

Avg. Home Price

$301,200

Best Places to Live in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Regional center - South Atlantic Coast near the southern tip of the Florida Peninsula
Pros
-Cultural diversity
-Beaches and water recreation
-Entertainment
Cons
-Hurricane risk
-Cost of living
-Crime rates

Local Listings in Fort, Lauderdale, FL
 $334,990 
2807 SW 15th Ave # 3CRJ8Y
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1356 SqFt
 $334,990 
2807 SW 15th Ave # 3CRJ8Y
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1356 SqFt
 $357,990 
2807 SW 15th Ave # 3BNVVV
Bed 3 | Bath 2.5 | 1633 SqFt
 $365,990 
2807 SW 15th Ave # 3B42I6
Bed 4 | Bath 2.5 | 1755 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach Metro Area

Miami has always been the commercial and cultural center for Florida and the nearby Caribbean, but in the past 30 years it has emerged as a world-class international hub and a gateway for all of Latin America. In many ways it serves as the central logistical and cultural hub of the entire Western Hemisphere. The inevitable result is a diverse and invigorating Latin culture superimposed upon what was already a major commercial, resort, and retirement area dating back to the 1920’s. Many think of it as a tourist center, but import/export and international financial trade with Latin countries make up a far larger part of the economy. These activities bring a large banking industry as well as cargo transport and warehousing; the manufacturing and corporate headquarters rosters are also growing. The city is busy- in many ways stressful- and the mix of cultures, heat, and poverty has occasionally boiled over into ethnic and civil strife. But the city is fun and undeniably alive.


QUICK FACTS

City: Fort Lauderdale
Zip Codes: 33311 33312 33308 33304 33301 33315 33305 33316 33306
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 12 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Fort Lauderdale is 4.2% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Positive. Fort Lauderdale jobs have increased by 1.23%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Fort Lauderdale's cost of living is 29.60% higher than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Fort Lauderdale's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Fort Lauderdale's population is 178,590 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 19.56%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 25 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Fort Lauderdale is $301,200. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.70%. Check out the homes in the area or Find top agents in Fort Lauderdale
SCHOOLS
Fort Lauderdale public schools spend $9,109 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 17.3 students per teacher in Fort Lauderdale. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Fort Lauderdale

It's a good time to buy in Fort Lauderdale. Home Appreciation is up 6.7% in the last 12 months. Browse Fort Lauderdale Real Estate or Find top agents in Fort Lauderdale

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Reviews for Fort Lauderdale   64 Reviews
A Diverse city with good and bad points - 10/28/2016
Like any city, Fort Lauderdale has it's good points and it's bad. On the good side you can't beat the weather here, especially October to June. No snow and no winter... Read More

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Do NOT move here! - 7/1/2015
My husband I are are from Illinois and Indiana. We moved here five years ago and we still HATE it! In the Midwest people are friendly and care about others. I can't... Read More

Lived here for 20 years - 5/13/2015
Ok so I've lived in Ft Lauderdale for twenty years. We have two seasons here ... Hot and Hotter. I love it. Our winter comes in January for 2-3 weeks and we all look... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN FORT LAUDERDALE, FLORIDA
33311 33312 33308 33304 33301 33315 33305 33316 33306

NEW LISTINGS IN FORT LAUDERDALE FL
$300,000
1432 NW 5th Ave
Bed 4 | Bath 2.0

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1100 NE 17th Ct
Bed 2 | Bath 0.0

$499,000
1606 NE 9th St
Bed 3 | Bath 4.0

$4,950,000
1729 N Fort Lauderdale Beach B
Bed 6 | Bath 7.0

$375,000
1447 SW 16th Ter
Bed 2 | Bath 2.0

$459,000
2606 Gulfstream Ln
Bed 3 | Bath 2.0

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