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Overview

Introduction to Wilton Manors, Florida

Wilton Manors, Florida, in Broward county, is 2 miles N of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (center to center) and 26 miles N of Miami, Florida. The people of the city are in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area.

Wilton Manors History

Wilton Manors was originally inhabited by Seminole Indians. It was incorporated in 1947.The city stands out as an excellent example of far sighted planning. Its original developers designed it with the vision of a desirable future in mind, which has contributed significantly to the rapid development of this beautiful city.

Wilton Manors and Nearby Attractions

  • Colohatchee Park.
  • Wilton Drive.
  • Hagen Park.

Things To Do In Wilton Manors

Wilton Manors has 11 parks located along the river front. These parks give fulsome opportunities to people for enjoying a variety of activities, like picnicking and different kinds of sports. The Colohatchee Park is a nature preserve which helps visitors get an idea about how the riverfront looked hundreds of years back. The civic department of the city organizes various community activities for all age groups.

Wilton Manors Transportation

The city is convieniently located near the the Ft Lauderdale/Hollywood International Arpt.

Wilton Manors Higher Education

Keiser College is based on nearby Fort Lauderdale.

People

Total Population 12,133
Male Share of the Population 62.3%
Female Share of the Population 37.7%
Senior Citizens 18.5%
Employed Population 16+ 6,836
Age of the Population 50

Families

% of people married 27.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 38%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $67,205
% Above Poverty Level 88.4%
% Below Poverty Level 11.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 28 minutes
% Working from Home 12.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.8%
% Using Public Transportation 3.9%

Housing

People Living Alone 53%
Median Gross Rent $1,074
Median House Value $245,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 22.1%
US/American 0.1%
English 12.8%
Irish 13.5%

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

Wilton Manors Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 2 miles N of Fort Lauderdale, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 26 miles N of Miami, Florida
County Broward
Standard Zip Codes 33305, 33311, 33334
Phone Area Codes 954
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 26.16
Longitude -80.139

Wilton Manors 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 5.1 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 5.6 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 24.3 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, Wilton Manors, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Laud Lakes (33311)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Fort Lauderdale 173,570 $60,750
Lauderdale Lakes 34,103 $37,022
Lauderhill 69,979 $43,602
Oakland Park 43,347 $48,423
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/.

Wilton Manors Public Libraries

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Wilton Manors Public Library
500 NORTHEAST 26 STREET
Wilton Manors, Florida
(954) 390-2195

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Wilton Manors High Schools

PACE CENTER FOR GIRLS INC.
2225 N ANDREWS AVENUE
954-561-6939
Serves 78 students.

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