What is the current population of Fort Lauderdale?

Based on the latest 2020 data from the US census, the current population of Fort Lauderdale is 182,437. Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the 142nd largest city in the US.

What was the peak population of Fort Lauderdale?

The current population of Fort Lauderdale (182,437) is it's peak population.

How quickly is Fort Lauderdale growing?

Fort Lauderdale has grown 6.6% since the 2000. Fort Lauderdale, Florida's growth is below average. 68% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What county is Fort Lauderdale, Florida in?

Fort Lauderdale is located entirely in Broward County.

What is the population density of Fort Lauderdale, Florida?

Fort Lauderdale has a population density of 4,761.1 people per square mile.

What is the size of Fort Lauderdale, Florida in square miles?

Fort Lauderdale has an area of 34.8 square miles.

What is the voting age population of Fort Lauderdale, Florida?

The total voting age population of Fort Lauderdale, Florida, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 127,729. The voting age population is 52.2% male and 47.8% female.

What percentage of Fort Lauderdale, Florida residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 18.0% of the residents of Fort Lauderdale are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Fort Lauderdale, Florida?

The racial demographics of Fort Lauderdale are 61.2% White, 32.2% Black, 2.5% Other, 2.1% Two or more races, 1.6% Asian, 0.3% American Indian and 0.1% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander. Additionally, 18.5% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2019 182,437 142
2018 182,595 139
2017 180,072 138
2016 178,752 138
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

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
132 Cape Coral, Florida 194,495 88.2%
133 Mobile, Alabama 188,720 -5.0%
134 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,603 6.4%
135 Shreveport, Louisiana 187,112 -6.7%
136 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,428 7.4%
137 Ontario, California 185,010 16.6%
138 Vancouver, Washington 184,463 25.8%
139 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 183,793 46.3%
140 Chattanooga, Tennessee 182,799 16.6%
141 Brownsville, Texas 182,781 27.4%
142 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 182,437 6.6%
143 Providence, Rhode Island 179,883 3.4%
144 Newport News, Virginia 179,225 -0.5%
145 Rancho Cucamonga, California 177,603 37.5%
146 Santa Rosa, California 176,753 18.4%
147 Peoria, Arizona 175,961 58.5%
148 Oceanside, California 175,742 8.5%
149 Elk Grove, California 174,775 113.9%
150 Salem, Oregon 174,365 26.4%
151 Pembroke Pines, Florida 173,591 25.5%
152 Eugene, Oregon 172,622 24.1%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2019
71 Orlando 287,442 47.6%
78 St. Petersburg 265,351 6.6%
96 Hialeah 233,339 3.1%
112 Port St. Lucie 201,846 126.3%
131 Tallahassee 194,500 27.1%
132 Cape Coral 194,495 88.2%
142 Fort Lauderdale 182,437 6.6%
151 Pembroke Pines 173,591 25.5%
166 Hollywood 154,817 10.8%
191 Miramar 141,191 89.3%
204 Gainesville 133,997 18.5%
206 Coral Springs 133,759 11.7%
244 Clearwater 116,946 6.7%
250 Palm Bay 115,552 45.1%
263 Lakeland 112,136 31.8%
264 Pompano Beach 112,118 11.7%
265 West Palm Beach 111,955 35.0%
275 Miami Gardens 110,001 9.1%
289 Davie 106,306 29.3%
316 Boca Raton 99,805 20.0%
339 Sunrise 95,166 10.5%
343 Plantation 94,580 13.8%
358 Deltona 92,757 32.3%

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