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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.

Demographics

People

Total Population43,087
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens8.3%
Employed Population 16+20,935
Age of the Population32

Families

% of people married37.1%
Average household size4

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher15.1%
Median Earnings25+$25,592
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$18,022
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,950

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,797
% Above Poverty Level77.6%
% Below Poverty Level22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time29 minutes
% Working from Home2.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.1%
% Using Public Transportation5.4%

Housing

People Living Alone16.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,277
Median House Value$110,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)46.4%
West Indian34.4%
Haitian17.6%
Jamaican13.4%
German2.7%
Irish2.6%
Italian2.5%
Bahamian1.8%
English1.4%
Polish1.1%
African1.1%
French Except Basque0.9%
Trinidad Tobago0.9%
Brazilian0.7%
Russian0.6%
Barbadian0.5%
Guyanese0.5%
British0.5%
US Virgin Isl0.3%
Nigerian0.2%
Arab0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Portuguese0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Norwegian0.1%
Jordanian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
Canadian0.1%
Czech0.1%
Lithuanian0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
Ghanaian0.1%
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North Lauderdale Almanac

CategoryValue
County Broward County
Standard Zip Codes33068
Phone Area Codes954
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude26.22
Approximate Longitude-80.22

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)

StationPOMPANO BEACH
Distance4.9 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
Distance8.3 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
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp62 to 78 F
Apr Temp70 to 84 F
Jul Temp79 to 92 F
Oct Temp74 to 87 F
Annual Precip66 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coconut Creek57,731$65,742
Coral Springs127,673$74,303
Lauderdale Lakes34,321$37,551
Lauderhill70,452$42,870
Margate56,245$54,201
Tamarac63,747$53,598

North Lauderdale Public Schools

Broadview Elementary School
1800 Sw 62nd Ave
ZIP: 33068
(754) 322-5500
Primary
Total Enrollment 999
Imagine Charter/n Lauderdale
1395 S State Road 7
ZIP: 33068
(954) 973-8900
Primary
Total Enrollment 543
Morrow Elementary School
408 Sw 76th Ter
ZIP: 33068
(754) 322-7150
Primary
Total Enrollment 477
North Broward Academy Of Excellence
8200 Sw 17th St
ZIP: 33068
(954) 718-2211
Primary
Total Enrollment 683
North Broward Academy Of Excellence Middle School
8200 Sw 17th St
ZIP: 33068
(954) 718-2211
Middle
Total Enrollment 352
North Lauderdale Elementary
7500 Kimberly Blvd
ZIP: 33068
(754) 322-7400
Primary
Total Enrollment 658
Pinewood Elementary School
1600 Sw 83rd Ave
ZIP: 33068
(754) 322-7950
Primary
Total Enrollment 638
Silver Lakes Middle School
7600 Tam Oshanter Blvd
ZIP: 33068
(754) 322-4600
Middle
Total Enrollment 807
Somerset Preparatory Academy Charter High At North Lauderdal
7101 Kimberly Blvd
ZIP: 33068
(954) 718-5065
High
Total Enrollment 222
Somerset Preparatory Academy Charter School At North Lauderd
7101 Kimberly Blvd
ZIP: 33068
(954) 718-5065
Primary
Total Enrollment 709
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