Tamarac, FL Profile: Facts & Data

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Tamarac, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Tamarac had a population of 65,423 as of July 1, 2018. 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 26.2034 and longitude -80.2568 in Broward County. The formal boundaries for the City of Tamarac (see map below) 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 Plantation CCD of Broward County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 65,423
Population in Households 65,070
Population in Familes 47,363
Population in Group Qrtrs 353
Population Density2 5,629
Diversity Index3 74
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,053
Average Household Income $58,295
Per Capita Income $26,915

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 33,611 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 21,981 (65.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,156 (24.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,474 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $165,937
Average Home Value $186,034
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 30,137
Average Household Size 2.16
Family Households 16,870
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.97% 1.04%
Households 0.72% 0.9%
Families 0.62% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.92%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

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, 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 # 49 95th
Population Density # 87 91st
Diversity Index # 105 89th
Median Household Income # 591 36th
Per Capita Income # 466 49th

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