Latest Data (2015)
Population 178,590
Nationwide Rank 136

Quick Facts

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the 136th largest city in the United States as of 2015.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a city.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2015 Fort Lauderdale had its largest population ever.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida's growth is below average. 78% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities

Rank Name Growth
2000-2015
130 Worcester, Massachusetts 7.1%
131 Brownsville, Texas 28.2%
132 Newport News, Virginia 1.1%
133 Santa Clarita, California 17.1%
134 Port St. Lucie, Florida 101.1%
135 Providence, Rhode Island 3.0%
136 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 4.3%
137 Chattanooga, Tennessee 12.6%
138 Tempe, Arizona 10.6%
139 Oceanside, California 8.4%
140 Garden Grove, California 6.0%
141 Rancho Cucamonga, California 35.7%
142 Cape Coral, Florida 69.5%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2015 178,590 136
2014 176,013 135
2013 172,389 139
2012 170,747 139
2011 168,587 140
2010 165,521 140
2009 184,892 126
2008 183,220 126
2007 182,287 126
2006 183,257 122
2005 183,204 119
2004 180,021 121
2003 178,526 121
2002 174,014 124
2001 172,801 124
2000 171,099 125
1990 148,779 121
1970 139,590 97