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Fort Lauderdale, FL to Scottsdale, AZ

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PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Fort Lauderdale is 301% more densely populated than Scottsdale.
People are 38.3% more likely to be married in Scottsdale.
The Median Age is 3.4 years younger in Fort Lauderdale.

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PEOPLE
 Fort Lauderdale, FLScottsdale, AZUnited States
 Population178,590236,839321,418,820
 Population - 2010167,276218,770308,745,538
 Population - 2000152,397202,705285,036,114
 Population - 1990149,377130,069251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now19.56%82.09%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now17.19%16.84%12.76%
 Pop. Density5,1621,28891
 Land Area351843,531,905
 Water Area20264,837
 Median Age42.746.137.4
 Female Population47.20%51.76%50.81%
 Male Population52.80%48.24%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Fort Lauderdale, FLScottsdale, AZUnited States
 Age 0 to 45.24%4.42%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.34%4.62%6.51%
 Age 10 to 144.23%4.85%6.59%
 Age 15 to 172.87%3.33%4.03%
 Age 18 to 202.87%2.61%4.35%
 Age 21 to 244.52%4.22%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3414.75%12.10%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4413.04%12.33%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5416.39%15.22%14.09%
 Age 55 to 597.70%8.03%6.57%
 Age 60 to 646.66%7.23%5.72%
 Age 65 to 749.51%11.74%7.64%
 Age 75 to 844.59%6.26%4.26%
 Age 85 and over2.31%3.06%1.85%
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 RACE
 Fort Lauderdale, FLScottsdale, AZUnited States
 White50.01%81.69%62.77%
 Black31.12%1.72%12.24%
 Asian1.22%3.99%4.95%
 Native American0.13%0.95%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.08%0.05%0.16%
 Other0.35%0.15%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.46%1.71%2.13%
 Hispanic15.64%9.75%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic84.36%90.26%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Fort Lauderdale, FLScottsdale, AZUnited States
 Households73,279100,891116,211,000
 Family Households34,05658,38476,958,100
 Non Family Households39,22342,50739,253,000
 Household Size2.292.22.63
 Married Population38.11%52.72%50.58%
 Single Population61.89%47.28%49.42%
 Now Married34.81%51.65%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.30%1.07%2.17%
 Never Married40.85%28.02%32.55%
 Widowed5.94%5.79%5.95%
 Divorced15.10%13.47%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.06%25.12%31.68%
 Married, no children42.18%55.63%41.44%
 Single, w/children19.76%10.64%16.94%
 Single, no children14.00%8.62%9.95%

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Exciting place to live: Ft. Lauderdale to me is perfect in so many ways. It is a great size, offering diverse neighborhoods, ranging from suburban to true downtown areas. I lived in Boca Raton... (read more)

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