North Lauderdale, Florida

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North Lauderdale, Florida
Motto: "Building a Future"[1]
Location of North Lauderdale in Broward County in State of Florida
Location of North Lauderdale in Broward County in State of Florida
Coordinates: 26°12′57″N 80°13′28″W / 26.21583°N 80.22444°W / 26.21583; -80.22444Coordinates: 26°12′57″N 80°13′28″W / 26.21583°N 80.22444°W / 26.21583; -80.22444
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Broward
Incorporated (city) 10 July 1963
 • Type Commission-Manager
 • Mayor Jack Brady 
 • City Manager Ambreen Bhatty
 • City 4.6 sq mi (12.0 km2)
 • Land 4.6 sq mi (11.9 km2)
 • Water 0.04 sq mi (0.1 km2)  0.72%
Elevation 9 ft (3 m)
Population (2010)
 • City 41,023
 • Density 8,937/sq mi (3,450.7/km2)
 • Metro 5,463,857
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33068
Area code(s) 754, 954
FIPS code 12-49425[3]
GNIS feature ID 0294455[4]

North Lauderdale is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city's population was 41,023.[5] It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 5,564,635 people at the 2010 census.


North Lauderdale was originally conceived as "The City of Tomorrow" by famed architect Morris Lapidus, fresh from his success in redefining the glittering Collins Avenue in Miami Beach with his work on the Fontainebleau Hotel, Eden Roc, Americana and other neo-baroque moderne hotel designs.


North Lauderdale is located at 26°12′57″N 80°13′28″W / 26.215717°N 80.224491°W / 26.215717; -80.224491[6] in north-central Broward County. It is adjacent to the following municipalities:

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According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 4.6 square miles (12.0 km2). 4.6 square miles (11.9 km2) of it is land and 0.039 square miles (0.1 km2) of it (0.72%) is water.[5]


North Lauderdale Demographics
2010 Census North Lauderdale Broward County Florida
Total population 41,023 1,748,066 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 +27.1% +7.7% +17.6%
Population density 8,937.3/sq mi 1,444.9/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 33.1% 63.1% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 16.1% 43.5% 57.9%
Black or African-American 53.4% 26.7% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 25.8% 25.1% 22.5%
Asian 2.9% 3.2% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.3% 0.3% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.1% 0.1% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 3.8% 2.9% 2.5%
Some Other Race 6.4% 3.7% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 14,709 households out of which 11.8% were vacant. In 2000, 42.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.8% were married couples living together, 19.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.6% were non-families. 19.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.99 and the average family size was 3.43.

In 2000, the city the population was spread out with 29.9% under the age of 18, 10.7% from 18 to 24, 35.2% from 25 to 44, 17.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 30 years. For every 100 females there were 94.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.0 males.

As of 2000, the median income for a household in the city was $40,050, and the median income for a family was $41,990. Males had a median income of $29,188 versus $24,828 for females. The per capita income for the city was $15,557. About 11.5% of families and 13.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.9% of those under age 18 and 11.0% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of English as their first language accounted for 67.63% of the population, while Spanish was spoken by 20.31%, French Creole 6.16%, French 1.48%, Portuguese 1.42%, and Vietnamese speakers made up 0.89% of residents.[7]

As of 2000, North Lauderdale was the percentage of Colombian-populated area in the US, with 3.63% of the population.[8] It was also the percentage Jamaican-populated area with 11.47%,[9] while it had the percentage of Haitians in at 18.67%,[10] and the percentage Trinidadian and Tobagonian community in the US, with 1.1% of the residents (tied with a few other US areas.)[11]


North Lauderdale is a part of the Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood media market, which is the twelfth largest radio market[12] and the seventeenth largest television market[13] in the United States. Its primary daily newspapers are the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, The Miami Herald, and the alternative weekly New Times Broward-Palm Beach. There is also their Spanish-language counterparts El Sentinel and El Nuevo Herald.


  1. ^ "North Lauderdale, Florida Website". North Lauderdale, Florida Website. Retrieved September 22, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Florida by Place. Population, Housing, Area, and Density: 2000". US Census Bureau. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): North Lauderdale city, Florida". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved October 22, 2013. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  7. ^ "MLA Data Center results for North Lauderdale, FL". Modern Language Association. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 
  8. ^ "Ancestry Map of Colombian Communities". Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  9. ^ "Ancestry Map of Jamaican Communities". Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  10. ^ "Ancestry Map of Haitian Communities". Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  11. ^ "Ancestry Map of Trinidadian and Tobagonian Communities". Retrieved 2007-10-22. 
  12. ^ "Top 50 Radio Markets Ranked By Metro 12+ Population, Spring 2005". Northwestern University Media Management Center. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 
  13. ^ "Top 50 TV markets ranked by households". Northwestern University Media Management Center. Archived from the original on 2007-08-07. Retrieved 2007-09-23. 

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