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. 

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.


Total Population 34,103
Male Share of the Population 42.4%
Female Share of the Population 57.6%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 13,839
Age of the Population 36


% of people married 36.9%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0


Median Family Income $37,022
% Above Poverty Level 74.2%
% Below Poverty Level 25.8%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 1.5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1%
% Using Public Transportation 9.7%


People Living Alone 27%
Median Gross Rent $991
Median House Value $90,900


Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 30.3%
US/American 0%
English 0.5%
Irish 0.6%

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

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


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

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
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
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 69,979 $43,602
North Lauderdale 42,853 $42,775
Plantation 89,904 $78,578
Sunrise 89,942 $58,759
Tamarac 63,227 $51,526
Wilton Manors 12,133 $67,205

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

Lauderdale Lakes Hospitals

(954) 735-6000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Lauderdale Lakes High Schools

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Student/teacher ratio: 19.4

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A Charter School.
Serves 109 students.

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