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Overview

Introduction to North Lauderdale, Florida

North Lauderdale, Florida, in Broward county, is 1 miles E of Tamarac, Florida (center to center) and 30 miles N of Miami, Florida. It's part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area. The city has an ethnically diverse population. It includes the first Municipal Charter High School in the nation. The climate is pleasant for most of the year.

North Lauderdale History

North Lauderdale was initially conceived as "The City of Tomorrow" by the renowned architect Morris Lapidus. It was incorporated in 1963. The county had been a prominent agricultural area but substantial development, beginning in the mid 1970's has significantly changed the region.

North Lauderdale and Nearby Attractions

  • North Lauderdale Days.
  • Holiday Parade and Tree Lighting.
  • Eggstravaganza.
  • Family Concerts.
  • Museum of Art.
  • Museum of Discovery and Science.
  • Stranahan House.
  • Young at Art Children's Museum.

North Lauderdale Activities

North Lauderdale features a large number of parks for a town its size. The popular Biscayne National Park is nearby and includes interesting mangroves and offers clear water for those who enjoy snorkeling. The well known Everglades National Park is close enough to be visited by residents. Flamingo Gardens, a notable botanical garden and wildlife sanctuary and the impressive Butterfly World are located in the county. The nearby Fort Lauderdale offers beautiful beaches and is a popular destination for snorkeling and diving due to its excellent natural reefs. The region is well known for its large number of quality golf courses.

North Lauderdale Higher Education

Florida International University, Broward College, Florida Atlantic University, Keiser University and the Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale are located in the region.

People

Total Population 42,853
Male Share of the Population 48.2%
Female Share of the Population 51.8%
Senior Citizens 7.8%
Employed Population 16+ 20,702
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 37.7%
Average household size 4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 14.1%
Median Earnings25+ $25,142
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,500
Median Earnings With High School Degree $23,876

Wealth

Median Family Income $42,775
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 29 minutes
% Working from Home 2.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.8%
% Using Public Transportation 5.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 15.1%
Median Gross Rent $1,230
Median House Value $105,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 47.5%
US/American 0%
English 1.4%
Irish 2.9%

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

North Lauderdale Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles E of Tamarac, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 30 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33068
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.216
Longitude -80.226

North Lauderdale 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 4.9 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 8.3 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 26.8 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

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Inverrary (33319)

Laud Lakes (33309, 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
Coconut Creek 56,816 $64,031
Coral Springs 126,673 $71,321
Lauderdale Lakes 34,103 $37,022
Lauderhill 69,979 $43,602
Margate 55,678 $54,249
Tamarac 63,227 $51,526

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

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North Lauderdale High Schools

N. LAUDERDALE ACADEMY CHARTER
7101 KIMBERLY BOULEVARD
954-720-0299
A Charter School.
Serves 747 students.

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