Fort Lauderdale

Real Estate and Housing in Fort Lauderdale

Housing Market Trends and Insights

The Fort Lauderdale housing market has been dynamic in 2023, with home prices showing a significant increase. In October 2023, the median home price was up 14.0% from the previous year, reaching $534K. Homes typically sold after 74 days on the market, which is an increase from 58 days in the previous year. The median listing home price in July 2023 was $735,000, indicating a slight decline of -1.9% compared to the previous year. This trend suggests a mix of growth and stabilization in the Fort Lauderdale housing market​​​​​​.

Advice for Home Buyers and Renters

For those looking to buy or rent in Fort Lauderdale, understanding the local market trends is crucial. Buyers should be prepared for a competitive market with rising prices. It's recommended to work with a real estate agent familiar with the area to navigate the market effectively. Renters should also be aware of the higher rental prices and explore various neighborhoods to find the best fit for their budget and lifestyle.

Outdoor and Waterfront Activities

Beaches and Water Sports

Fort Lauderdale is renowned for its water sports and beach activities. With year-round warm temperatures, it's a prime destination for boating, kayaking, canoeing, paddleboarding, surfing, scuba diving, and snorkeling. The area boasts 23 miles of coastline, with ocean temperatures ranging from 72 to 80 degrees, making it ideal for water sports enthusiasts​​​​​​.

Boating and Fishing Spots

Fort Lauderdale offers numerous opportunities for boating and fishing, with various services like jet-ski rentals and guided tours through its famed waterways. These activities provide both thrilling experiences and a unique way to explore the area's scenic beauty​​.

Arts and Cultural Scene

Museums and Cultural Institutions

Greater Fort Lauderdale's cultural community is vibrant, with an array of world-class museums and historical venues. These institutions cover a wide range of interests, from fine art and family fun to African-American and Native American heritage, antique cars, outer space, and a museum dedicated to LGBT+ culture. This diversity makes the city's cultural scene rich and appealing for all visitors​​​​​​.

Art Galleries and Creative Spaces

The city's art scene is just as diverse and dynamic, with numerous art galleries showcasing high-quality works from various artists. Renowned galleries like New River Fine Art and Artblend Gallery, along with various other art spaces, offer a glimpse into the rich artistic talent found in Fort Lauderdale. These spaces feature a range of art styles, including paintings, photography, and sculptures, and host annual exhibitions that are open to the public​​​​​​.


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Fort Lauderdale

Demographics and Employment Data for Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale has 84,526 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Fort Lauderdale do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 210,270 people call Fort Lauderdale home. The population density is 4,637.17 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

210,270

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

41.8

Median Age

51.25 / 48.75%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
84,526

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$42,053.42

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Around Fort Lauderdale, FL

There's plenty to do around Fort Lauderdale, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

76
Very Walkable
Walking Score
69
Bikeable
Bike Score
46
Some Transit
Transit Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Grapes Wine Cafe & Market, Sprinkle & Sage Kitchen, and La Cake Cafe.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 3.46 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.76 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.13 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.36 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.69 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.77 miles 16 reviews 5/5 stars

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Schools in Fort Lauderdale, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Fort Lauderdale. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Amikids Of Greater Fort Lauderdale
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Our Lady Queen Of Martyrs School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Whiddon Rodgers Education Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
North Side Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Westwood Heights Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Stephen Foster Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
New Life Charter Academy
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
Hospital Homebound Services
PUBLIC
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Anthony Catholic School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Trinity Lutheran Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
New Hope Sda School And Learning Center
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
New Hope Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 4th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
Trinity Lutheran Academy -Ftl
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Riverland Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Bennett Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Dillard Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Walker Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
1/5
Harbordale Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Fort Lauderdale High School
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
4/5
Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
Charter School Of Excellence
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Gateway Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
St Thomas Aquinas High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Edith Robinson Christian Academy
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Elite Academy School Of Excellence
PRIVATE
5th - 12th
No rating available
South Florida Montessori Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
Broward Detention Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
No rating available
Croissant Park Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
PreK - 3rd
No rating available
Bayview Elementary School
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
William Dandy Middle School
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
Rock Island Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
1/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
No rating available
Suned High Of South Broward
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Uco Early Beginnings Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 4th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
Gospel Arena Christian Academy
PRIVATE
PreK - 9th
No rating available
Jack And Jill Children's Center
PRIVATE
PreK - 1st
No rating available
Refine Christian Learning Private School
PRIVATE
K - 12th
No rating available
S.O.U.L. Christian Academy Inc.
PRIVATE
K - 11th
No rating available
Showers Of Blessings Christian Academy
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
3/5
Floranada Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
4/5
North Fork Elementary School
PUBLIC
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Bethany Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Cardinal Gibbons High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Shepherd Of The Coast Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Ameribelge Center For Education
PRIVATE
2nd - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available

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