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Tamarac, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Tamarac had a population of 65,900 as of July 1, 2019. Tamarac 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 Tamarac is located at latitude 26.2129 and longitude -80.2498 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tamarac encompass a land area of 11.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0.46 sq. miles. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The City of Tamarac (GNIS ID: 2405567) 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 Tamarac is located within Coral Springs-Margate CCD of Broward County.


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Tamarac, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tamarac, FL Housing Affordability Index is 121
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

Tamarac, FL Wealth Index is 72
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 65,900
Population in Households 65,561
Population in Families 48,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 339
Population Density 5,694
Diversity Index1 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $48,150
Average Household Income $62,975
Per Capita Income $28,840
Wealth Index3 72

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,847 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 22,402 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,914 (23.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,531 (10.4%)
Median Home Value $189,789
Housing Affordability Index2 121
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,316
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 16,957
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 0.95% 0.91%
Households 0.71% 0.74%
Families 0.62% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.37%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Tamarac, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tamarac 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 # 50 95th
Population Density # 85 91st
Diversity Index # 104 89th
Median Household Income # 546 41st
Per Capita Income # 418 55th

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