Latest Data (2018)
Population 182,595
Nationwide Rank 139

Quick Facts

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the 139th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a city.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Fort Lauderdale had its largest population ever.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida's growth is below average. 69% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
129 Tempe, Arizona 192,364 21.0%
130 McKinney, Texas 191,645 242.2%
131 Mobile, Alabama 189,572 -4.6%
132 Cape Coral, Florida 189,343 83.2%
133 Shreveport, Louisiana 188,987 -5.7%
134 Frisco, Texas 188,170 433.3%
135 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,500 6.3%
136 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,877 7.7%
137 Brownsville, Texas 183,392 27.9%
138 Vancouver, Washington 183,012 24.8%
139 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 182,595 6.7%
140 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 181,883 44.8%
141 Ontario, California 181,107 14.1%
142 Chattanooga, Tennessee 180,557 15.1%
143 Providence, Rhode Island 179,335 3.1%
144 Newport News, Virginia 178,626 -0.9%
145 Rancho Cucamonga, California 177,751 37.6%
146 Santa Rosa, California 177,586 18.9%
147 Oceanside, California 176,080 8.7%
148 Salem, Oregon 173,442 25.7%
149 Elk Grove, California 172,886 111.6%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
71 Orlando 285,713 46.7%
79 St. Petersburg 265,098 6.5%
95 Hialeah 238,942 5.6%
124 Port St. Lucie 195,248 118.9%
127 Tallahassee 193,551 26.5%
132 Cape Coral 189,343 83.2%
139 Fort Lauderdale 182,595 6.7%
151 Pembroke Pines 172,374 24.6%
167 Hollywood 154,823 10.8%
189 Miramar 140,823 88.8%
204 Gainesville 133,857 18.4%
206 Coral Springs 133,507 11.5%
246 Clearwater 116,478 6.3%
254 Palm Bay 114,194 43.4%
258 Miami Gardens 113,069 12.2%
263 Pompano Beach 111,954 11.5%
268 West Palm Beach 111,398 34.4%
273 Lakeland 110,516 29.9%
289 Davie 106,558 29.6%
313 Boca Raton 99,244 19.3%
333 Sunrise 95,458 10.9%
344 Plantation 94,288 13.4%
355 Deltona 91,951 31.2%
359 Miami Beach 91,718 4.1%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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