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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population10,946
Male Share of the Population48.4%
Female Share of the Population51.6%
Senior Citizens23.2%
Employed Population 16+5,417
Age of the Population51

Families

% of people married57.9%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher48.5%
Median Earnings25+$50,637
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,161
Median Earnings With High School Degree$29,865

Wealth

Median Family Income$108,938
% Above Poverty Level94%
% Below Poverty Level6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home9.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.3%
% Using Public Transportation0.1%

Housing

People Living Alone33.5%
Median Gross Rent$1,308
Median House Value$404,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)17.7%
German16.6%
Italian14.9%
Irish14.8%
English11%
Polish4.4%
Scottish3.2%
French Except Basque3.1%
Russian2.7%
Norwegian1.6%
Brazilian1.5%
Swedish1.3%
Canadian1.1%
Dutch1.1%
Belgian0.9%
Romanian0.8%
Greek0.8%
Arab0.8%
Ukrainian0.7%
Slovak0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Haitian0.6%
Austrian0.6%
Lebanese0.6%
Czech0.6%
Danishn0.6%
Finnish0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Israeli0.4%
Australian0.3%
Turkish0.3%
Moroccan0.2%
Croatian0.1%
Estonian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
African0.1%
South African0.1%
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Lighthouse Point Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broward County
Standard Zip Codes33064
P.O. Box Zip Codes33074
Phone Area Codes754,561,954
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.28
Approximate Longitude-80.12

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)

StationPOMPANO BEACH
Distance4.8 miles
Jan Temp58 to 77 F
Apr Temp66 to 83 F
Jul Temp75 to 92 F
Oct Temp71 to 87 F
Annual Precip57.2 inches
StationFORT LAUDERDALE
Distance14 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
StationWEST PALM BEACH INTL AP
Distance28.2 miles
Jan Temp57 to 75 F
Apr Temp65 to 82 F
Jul Temp75 to 90 F
Oct Temp71 to 85 F
Annual Precip61.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Boca Raton91,702$103,061
Coconut Creek57,731$65,742
Deerfield Beach78,642$50,225
Hillsboro Beach1,467$118,750
Pompano Beach106,004$49,664
Sea Ranch Lakes663$149,167

Lighthouse Point Public Libraries

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

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Lighthouse Point Private Schools

Trinity Christian School
3901 Ne 22nd Ave
ZIP: 33064
Elementary
Total Enrollment 51
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