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Margate, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Margate had a population of 59,122 as of July 1, 2019. 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 26.2445 and longitude -80.2064 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Margate 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, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Margate, FL Housing Affordability Index is 109
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Margate, FL Wealth Index is 68
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 59,122
Population in Households 59,034
Population in Families 46,134
Population in Group Qrtrs 88
Population Density 6,750
Diversity Index1 76
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,455
Average Household Income $65,060
Per Capita Income $25,990
Wealth Index3 68

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 26,258 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,296 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,168 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,795 (10.6%)
Median Home Value $207,505
Housing Affordability Index2 109
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 23,463
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 14,584
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.13% 1.07%
Households 0.96% 0.92%
Families 0.85% 0.94%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   3.09%

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, 2019 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 # 67 93rd
Diversity Index # 80 91st
Median Household Income # 560 39th
Per Capita Income # 517 44th

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