Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea had a population of 6,295 as of July 1, 2017. Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 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 Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is located at latitude 26.1993 and longitude -80.0947 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.69 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea (GNIS ID: 2405991) 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 Town of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea is located within Fort Lauderdale CCD of Broward County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Lauderdale-by-the-Sea: Lauderdale.

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Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,295
Daytime Population: Workers 2,257
Daytime Population: Residents 3,761
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 6,018
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.96
Population in Households 6,291
Population in Familes 3,866
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 7,216
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $66,332
Average Household Income $107,726
Per Capita Income $62,778


Total Housing Units 6,704 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,484 (37.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,221 (18.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,999 (44.7%)
Median Home Value $467,087
Average Home Value $570,322


Total Households 3,705
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 1,643
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.54% 0.72%
Households 0.42% 0.64%
Families 0.52% 0.52%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.26%

Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lauderdale-by-the-Sea 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 # 416 55th
Population Density # 48 95th
Diversity Index # 666 28th
Median Household Income # 162 82nd
Per Capita Income # 38 96th

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