Latest Data (2017)
Population 180,072
Nationwide Rank 138

Quick Facts

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is the 138th largest city in the United States as of 2017.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is a city.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida is as large as it has ever been. In 2017 Fort Lauderdale had its largest population ever.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida's growth is below average. 76% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
128 Tallahassee, Florida 191,049 24.8%
129 Mobile, Alabama 190,265 -4.2%
130 Port St. Lucie, Florida 189,344 112.3%
131 Knoxville, Tennessee 187,347 6.2%
132 Worcester, Massachusetts 185,677 7.6%
133 Tempe, Arizona 185,038 16.4%
134 Cape Coral, Florida 183,365 77.4%
135 Brownsville, Texas 183,299 27.8%
136 McKinney, Texas 181,330 223.8%
137 Providence, Rhode Island 180,393 3.7%
138 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 180,072 5.2%
139 Newport News, Virginia 179,388 -0.4%
140 Chattanooga, Tennessee 179,139 14.2%
141 Rancho Cucamonga, California 177,452 37.4%
142 Frisco, Texas 177,286 402.4%
143 Sioux Falls, South Dakota 176,888 40.8%
144 Oceanside, California 176,193 8.7%
145 Ontario, California 175,841 10.8%
146 Vancouver, Washington 175,673 19.8%
147 Santa Rosa, California 175,269 17.4%
148 Garden Grove, California 174,226 5.3%

Similarly Sized Cities In Florida

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2017
72 Orlando 280,257 43.9%
79 St. Petersburg 263,255 5.8%
94 Hialeah 239,673 5.9%
128 Tallahassee 191,049 24.8%
130 Port St. Lucie 189,344 112.3%
134 Cape Coral 183,365 77.4%
138 Fort Lauderdale 180,072 5.2%
150 Pembroke Pines 170,712 23.4%
167 Hollywood 153,627 9.9%
190 Miramar 140,328 88.2%
205 Coral Springs 133,037 11.1%
208 Gainesville 132,249 17.0%
245 Clearwater 115,513 5.4%
251 Miami Gardens 113,750 12.8%
260 Palm Bay 111,657 40.2%
269 Pompano Beach 110,473 10.1%
271 West Palm Beach 110,222 32.9%
278 Lakeland 108,054 27.0%
289 Davie 105,149 27.9%
312 Boca Raton 98,150 18.0%
336 Sunrise 94,323 9.5%
340 Plantation 93,909 13.0%
346 Miami Beach 92,307 4.8%
358 Deltona 90,746 29.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
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