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Lighthouse Point, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Lighthouse Point had a population of 10,930 as of July 1, 2017. Lighthouse Point ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lighthouse Point is located at latitude 26.2778 and longitude -80.0886 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lighthouse Point (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 3 feet.

The City of Lighthouse Point (GNIS ID: 2404926) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lighthouse Point is located within Deerfield Beach CCD of Broward County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lighthouse Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lighthouse Point, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 10,930
Population in Households 10,930
Population in Familes 8,029
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 4,738
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 5,144
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 2,900
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 6,004 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,789 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,355 (22.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 860 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $409,877
Average Home Value $541,313


Median Household Income $74,926
Average Household Income $126,050
Per Capita Income $59,491
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.95%
Households 0.66% 0.87%
Families 0.45% 0.77%
Median Household Income   1.72%
Per Capita Income   1.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Lighthouse Point, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lighthouse Point to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 305 67th
Population Density1 # 125 87th
Diversity Index2 # 632 31st
Median Household Income # 97 90th
Per Capita Income # 47 95th

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