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Overview

Introduction to Lighthouse Point, Florida

Lighthouse Point, Florida, in Broward county is 3 miles S of Deerfield Beach, Florida (center to center) and 35 miles N of Miami, Florida. The people of the city are in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. 

Lighthouse Point History

The area which is now known as Lighthouse Point was once filled with fertile farmland and mangrove swamps. The first house in this area was built by Ms. Juliette Becker in 1947. In 1951, R.E. Bateman purchased land for development. The town of Lighthouse Point was incorporated in 1956. Between 1957 and 1969, Venetian Isles and Lighthouse Manor were added as subdivisions. Then in 1970, Pompano Waterway Estates and Coral Key were officially declared as parts of Lighthouse Point.

Lighthouse Point and Nearby Attractions

  • Dan Witt Park.
  • DeGroff Park.
  • Frank McDonough Park.
  • Deerfield Beach.
  • Hillsboro Beach.
  • Pompano Beach.
  • Glacier Ice and Snow Arena.

Things To Do In Lighthouse Point

Lighthouse Point offers a leisurely lifestyle to its inhabitants. It’s a largely residential area that has facilities for all kinds of activities from water sports to tennis to golf. It has a number of different types of parks. Various activities, exhibitions and programs are regularly organized in the city.

Lighthouse Point Transportation

The closest major airports are Miami International Airport and Fort Lauderdale International Airport. Pompano Beach Airpark is also nearby the city.

Lighthouse Point Higher Education

Florida Atlantic University has a campus in nearby Boca Raton.

People

Total Population 10,842
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 22.4%
Employed Population 16+ 5,424
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 57.1%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 48.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $100,583
% Above Poverty Level 94.8%
% Below Poverty Level 5.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 24 minutes
% Working from Home 10.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.3%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 33.9%
Median Gross Rent $1,274
Median House Value $379,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 17.7%
US/American 0%
English 9.2%
Irish 14.3%

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

Lighthouse Point Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 3 miles S of Deerfield Beach, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 35 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33064
P.O. Box Zip Codes 33074
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.275
Longitude -80.087

Lighthouse Point 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 POMPANO BEACH
Distance 4.8 miles
Jan Temp 58 to 77 F
Apr Temp 66 to 83 F
Jul Temp 75 to 92 F
Oct Temp 71 to 87 F
Annual Precip 57.2 inches
Station FORT LAUDERDALE
Distance 14 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 WEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance 28.2 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, Lighthouse Point, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Lghthse Point (33064, 33074)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Boca Raton 89,793 $95,941
Coconut Creek 56,816 $64,031
Deerfield Beach 78,227 $48,555
Hillsboro Beach 1,568 $104,583
Pompano Beach 104,741 $46,495
Sea Ranch Lakes 701 $126,667

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

Lighthouse Point Public Libraries

Library
Lighthouse Point Library
2200 N.E. 38TH STREET
Lighthouse Point, Florida
(954) 946-6398

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