Margate, FL Profile: Facts & Data


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Margate, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Margate had a population of 58,935 as of July 1, 2018. Margate 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 Margate is located at latitude 26.248 and longitude -80.2112 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Margate (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.86 sq. miles and a water area of 0.23 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 13 feet.

The City of Margate (GNIS ID: 2405016) 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 Margate is located within Coral Springs-Margate CCD of Broward County.

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Margate, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 58,935
Population in Households 58,842
Population in Familes 45,702
Population in Group Qrtrs 93
Population Density2 6,653
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $48,370
Average Household Income $64,477
Per Capita Income $25,842


Total Housing Units 26,395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,965 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,464 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,966 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $168,629
Average Home Value $186,196


Total Households 23,429
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 14,560
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 1.23% 1.17%
Households 1.06% 1.06%
Families 0.93% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.12%

Margate, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Margate to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 63 93rd
Population Density # 68 93rd
Diversity Index # 86 91st
Median Household Income # 484 47th
Per Capita Income # 506 45th

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