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Plantation, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Plantation had a population of 90,342 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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Plantation, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 90,342
Daytime Population: Workers 47,339
Daytime Population: Residents 42,746
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 90,085
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 89,985
Population in Familes 71,996
Population in Group Qrtrs 357
Population Density2 4,176
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $69,276
Average Household Income $94,587
Per Capita Income $37,912


Total Housing Units 39,497 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23,470 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,595 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,432 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $294,768
Average Home Value $342,300


Total Households 36,065
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 23,661
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.85% 0.99%
Households 0.74% 0.92%
Families 0.65% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.17%

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, 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 # 29 97th
Population Density # 158 83rd
Diversity Index # 147 84th
Median Household Income # 142 85th
Per Capita Income # 190 79th

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