Plantation, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Plantation Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Plantation Content

Also See: Plantation, FL ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Plantation, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Plantation had a population of 88,503 as of July 1, 2016. Plantation ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Plantation is located at latitude 26.1256 and longitude -80.2618 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Plantation (see map below) encompass a land area of 21.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The City of Plantation (GNIS ID: 2404536) 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 Plantation is located within Plantation CCD of Broward County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Plantation population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


City of Plantation, FL Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | FL Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Plantation CCD | Broward County | Florida Counties

Search the map for:

Plantation, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 88,503
Population in Households 88,161
Population in Familes 70,565
Population in Group Qrtrs 342
Population Density1 4,091
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 35,361
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 23,155
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39,157 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,007 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,354 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,796 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $303,807
Average Home Value $345,736


Median Household Income $67,956
Average Household Income $91,202
Per Capita Income $36,587
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 1.14%
Households 0.54% 1.07%
Families 0.41% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

Plantation, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Plantation to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 30 97th
Population Density1 # 160 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 152 83rd
Median Household Income # 127 86th
Per Capita Income # 184 80th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.