In 2017, Fort Lauderdale, FL had a population of 177k people with a median age of 42.2 and a median household income of $52,315. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Fort Lauderdale, FL grew from 175,153 to 177,175, a 1.15% increase and its median household income grew from $51,648 to $52,315, a 1.29% increase.
The population of Fort Lauderdale, FL is 48.1% White Alone, 31.2% Black or African American Alone, and 17.8% Hispanic or Latino. 27.6% of the people in Fort Lauderdale, FL speak a non-English language, and 88.3% are U.S. citizens.
The largest universities in Fort Lauderdale, FL are Broward College (13,141 degrees awarded in 2016), Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (4,969 degrees), and The Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (346 degrees).
The median property value in Fort Lauderdale, FL is $297,200, and the homeownership rate is 52.4%. Most people in Fort Lauderdale, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Fort Lauderdale, FL is 2 cars per household.