Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 ZIP Code Profile


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ZIP Code 33309: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309

Acceptable Alternative
Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309
Laud Lakes, FL 33309
Lauderdale Lakes, FL 33309
Oakland Park, FL 33309
Tamarac, FL 33309

Not Acceptable, USPS
North Lauderdale, FL 33309

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 2,578
  • Single Family Addresses: 11,048
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 3,411
  • County: Broward County
  • Centroid: Latitude 26.183, Longitude -80.176
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 39,407
Population in Households 39,039
Population in Familes 28,660
Population in Group Qrtrs 368
Population Density1 3,755
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 14,955
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 8,608
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 17,127 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,745 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,210 (36.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,172 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $173,753
Average Home Value $192,996


Median Household Income $47,095
Average Household Income $59,071
Per Capita Income $22,734
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.74% 1.84%
Households 1.33% 1.6%
Families 1.34% 1.6%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 33309 to the other 965 ZIP Codes 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 # 126 87th
Population Density1 # 179 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 105 89th
Median Household Income # 453 53rd
Per Capita Income # 612 37th

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