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Overview

Introduction to Lauderdale Lakes, Florida

Lauderdale Lakes, Florida, in Broward county, is 1 mile N of Lauderhill, Florida (center to center) and 27 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is included in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 31,705 people lived in Lauderdale Lakes.

Lauderdale Lakes History

The Lauderdale Lakes city was incorporated on June 22, 1961, by a charter approved by the State Legislature. It is in the heart of the Broward County, centered at the crossroads of State Road 7 and Oakland Park Boulevard. The community was basically rural, but has of late grown into a vibrant community boasting a diverse population, economic vitality and beautiful neighborhoods surrounded by sparkling lakes.

Lauderdale Lakes and nearby Attractions

  • Bonnet House
  • Temple Aron Kodesh
  • Inverness Plaza
  • Hugh Taylor Birch State Park
  • Art and Culture Center of Hollywood
  • Ann Norton Sculpture Gardens

Things To Do In Lauderdale Lakes

The city of Lauderdale Lakes boasts of several important historical sites like the Bonnet House and the Stranahan House. There are also quite a few museums that would interest the art lovers. The Hugh Taylor Birch State Park and the Oleta River State Park provide some amazing recreational facilities for the visitors. Apart from this, visitors would also find the Fairchild Tropical Garden, the Flamingo Gardens, the Butterfly World, and the Miami Seaquarium and Metrozoo intriguing.

Lauderdale Lakes Transportation

The closest airport is Fort Lauderdale/ Hollywood International Airport.

Lauderdale Lakes Higher Education

Keiser College has a campus in nearby Fort Lauderdale.

People

Total Population 33,710
Male Share of the Population 44.9%
Female Share of the Population 55.1%
Senior Citizens 15.1%
Employed Population 16+ 14,558
Age of the Population 36

Families

% of people married 35.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 13.1%
Median Earnings25+ $22,309
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $16,456
Median Earnings With High School Degree $20,765

Wealth

Median Family Income $36,760
% Above Poverty Level 76.2%
% Below Poverty Level 23.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.3%
% Using Public Transportation 10.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 27.8%
Median Gross Rent $986
Median House Value $87,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 31.7%
US/American 0%
English 0.5%
Irish 0.9%

Lauderdale Lakes Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles N of Lauderhill, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 27 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33309, 33311, 33313, 33319
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.166
Longitude -80.208

Lauderdale Lakes 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 4.6 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 23.5 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 WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance 36.4 miles
Jan Temp 57 to 75 F
Apr Temp 65 to 82 F
Jul Temp 75 to 90 F
Oct Temp 71 to 85 F
Annual Precip 61.3 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

City of Sunrise (33313)

Inverrary (33319)

Laud Lakes (33309, 33311, 33313, 33319)

Lauder Hill (33319)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Lauderhill 69,082 $43,489
North Lauderdale 42,354 $44,349
Plantation 88,486 $79,516
Sunrise 88,391 $58,233
Tamarac 62,478 $52,918
Wilton Manors 11,994 $66,383

Lauderdale Lakes Hospitals

FLORIDA MEDICAL CENTER
(Proprietary)
5000 W OAKLAND PARK BLVD
(954) 735-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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BOYD H. ANDERSON HIGH SCHOOL
3050 NW 41STREET STREET
954-497-3800
Serves 2,656 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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3020 NW 33 AVENUE
954-321-6973
A Charter School.
Serves 132 students.

EAGLE ACADEMY CHARTER SCHOOL
3020 NW 33 AVENUE
954-321-6973
A Charter School.
Serves 109 students.

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