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Overview

Introduction to Dania Beach, Florida

Dania Beach, Florida, in Broward county, is 2 miles N of Hollywood, Florida (center to center) and 19 miles N of Miami, Florida. The city is located in the Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area.

Dania Beach History

Dania Beach was the first city that was included into Broward County in the 1880s. It started as a settlement called Modello. Around the start of the 20th century, most of the residents were of Danish ancestry who changed the name to Dania. However, in 1999, it was renamed to Dania Beach. The city expanded in 2001 and occupied several unincorporated parts of Broward County.

Dania Beach and Nearby Attractions

  • Dania JAI-ALAI.
  • Coastal Marine.
  • GFA Fishing Hall of Fame & Museum.
  • Anne Kolb Nature Center.
  • Hollywood North Beach Park.
  • Fort Lauderdale ghost Tours.

Things To Do In Dania Beach

Dania Beach offers several recreational facilities including golf courses hiking trails and beaches. There are also water sports facilities. You can enjoy a ride in an old-fashioned wooden roller coaster or watch the record-size game fish at the Fishing Hall of Fame. In addition, you can find nature trails and unique parks, restaurants and spas, as well as shopping centers with antique stores.

Dania Beach Transportation

Fort Lauderdale International Airport provides access to air travel.

Dania Beach Higher Education

Adult education is available from Broward Community College.

Demographics

People

Total Population31,046
Male Share of the Population50.8%
Female Share of the Population49.2%
Senior Citizens14.8%
Employed Population 16+14,960
Age of the Population40

Families

% of people married34.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher24.8%
Median Earnings25+$30,043
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$17,534
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,479

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,238
% Above Poverty Level77.5%
% Below Poverty Level22.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time26 minutes
% Working from Home2.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work5%
% Using Public Transportation3.4%

Housing

People Living Alone33.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,209
Median House Value$167,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)43.6%
Italian8.6%
West Indian7.3%
Irish6.8%
German6%
English4.3%
Polish4%
Haitian3.7%
Russian2.5%
Israeli2%
French Except Basque1.9%
Canadian1.9%
Jamaican1.6%
Arab1.5%
Romanian1.3%
Lebanese0.9%
Scottish0.9%
Ukrainian0.8%
Dutch0.8%
Bahamian0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
Swedish0.6%
Brazilian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Finnish0.3%
African0.3%
Norwegian0.3%
Turkish0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Czech0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Syrian0.2%
Albanian0.1%
US Virgin Isl0.1%
Belizean0.1%
Barbadian0.1%
Welsh0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Austrian0.1%
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Dania Beach Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broward County
Standard Zip Codes33004
Phone Area Codes754
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.05
Approximate Longitude-80.14

Dania Beach Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationFORT LAUDERDALE
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp59 to 76 F
Apr Temp66 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp72 to 86 F
Annual Precip64.1 inches
StationHIALEAH
Distance17.4 miles
Jan Temp62 to 78 F
Apr Temp70 to 84 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp74 to 87 F
Annual Precip66 inches
StationPERRINE 4 W
Distance37.1 miles
Jan Temp55 to 76 F
Apr Temp63 to 83 F
Jul Temp72 to 90 F
Oct Temp68 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.5 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Davie98,717$79,045
Fort Lauderdale175,153$62,221
Hollywood148,114$56,553
Pembroke Park6,259$40,163
Pembroke Pines164,753$79,207

Dania Beach Public Schools

Collins Elementary School
1050 Nw 2nd St
ZIP: 33004
(754) 323-5150
Primary
Total Enrollment 316
Dania Elementary School
300 Se 2nd Ave
ZIP: 33004
(754) 323-5350
Primary
Total Enrollment 529
Olsen Middle School
330 Se 11th Ter
ZIP: 33004
(754) 323-3800
Middle
Total Enrollment 782
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