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Overview

Introduction to Dania Beach, Florida

Dania Beach, Florida, in Broward county, is 2 miles N of Hollywood, Florida (center to center) and 19 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is located in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area.

Dania Beach History

Dania Beach was the first city that was included into Broward County in the 1880s. It started as a settlement called Modello. Around the start of the 20th century, most of the residents were of Danish ancestry who changed the name to Dania. However, in 1999, it was renamed to Dania Beach. The city expanded in 2001 and occupied several unincorporated parts of Broward County.

Dania Beach and Nearby Attractions

  • Dania JAI-ALAI.
  • Coastal Marine.
  • GFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum.
  • Anne Kolb Nature Center.
  • Hollywood North Beach Park.
  • Fort Lauderdale ghost Tours.

Things To Do In Dania Beach

Dania Beach offers several recreational facilities including golf courses hiking trails and beaches. There are also water sports facilities. You can enjoy a ride in an old-fashioned wooden roller coaster or watch the record-size game fish at the Fishing Hall of Fame. In addition, you can find nature trails and unique parks, restaurants and spas, as well as shopping centers with antique stores.

Dania Beach Transportation

Fort Lauderdale International Airport provides access to air travel.

Dania Beach Higher Education

Adult education is available from Broward Community College.

People

Total Population 30,878
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 14.5%
Employed Population 16+ 14,633
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 34.5%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.8%
Median Earnings25+ $31,655
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,738
Median Earnings With High School Degree $24,777

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,125
% Above Poverty Level 75.8%
% Below Poverty Level 24.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.8%
% Using Public Transportation 2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 33.4%
Median Gross Rent $1,166
Median House Value $160,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 44.3%
US/American 0%
English 3.9%
Irish 6.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Dania Beach Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles N of Hollywood, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 19 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33004, 33312
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.051
Longitude -80.144

Dania Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FORT LAUDERDALE
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 59 to 76 F
Apr Temp 66 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 72 to 86 F
Annual Precip 64.1 inches
Station HIALEAH
Distance 17.4 miles
Jan Temp 62 to 78 F
Apr Temp 70 to 84 F
Jul Temp 79 to 92 F
Oct Temp 74 to 87 F
Annual Precip 66 inches
Station PERRINE 4 W
Distance 37.1 miles
Jan Temp 55 to 76 F
Apr Temp 63 to 83 F
Jul Temp 72 to 90 F
Oct Temp 68 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Dania Beach, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Dania (33004, 33312)

Lauderdale Isles (33312)

Melrose Vista (33312)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Davie 97,372 $76,455
Fort Lauderdale 173,570 $60,750
Hollywood 146,791 $56,057
Pembroke Park 6,244 $40,203
Pembroke Pines 162,243 $76,365

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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