Lauderdale Lakes, FL

Lauderdale Lakes profile

Living in Lauderdale Lakes

Lauderdale Lakes is a medium-sized city located in the state of Florida. With a population of 36,194 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Lauderdale Lakes is the 93rd largest community in Florida.

Unlike some cities, Lauderdale Lakes isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Lauderdale Lakes are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Lauderdale Lakes is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Lauderdale Lakes who work in sales jobs (12.89%), healthcare suport services (11.42%), and office and administrative support (10.83%).

One downside of living in Lauderdale Lakes is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Lauderdale Lakes, the average commute to work is 30.85 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the city, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.

Lauderdale Lakes has a lot of people who ride the bus to and from work. In fact, for its size, Lauderdale Lakes has quite a high level of public transit users. Lauderdale Lakes’s need for inexpensive transportation options for its citizens is quite high.

The percentage of adults in Lauderdale Lakes with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.43% of adults in Lauderdale Lakes have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Lauderdale Lakes in 2018 was $17,239, which is low income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $68,956 for a family of four.

Lauderdale Lakes is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Lauderdale Lakes home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Lauderdale Lakes residents report their race to be Black or African-American, followed by White. Important ancestries of people in Lauderdale Lakes include Jamaican, Haitian, Trinidadian and Tobagonian, German, and Bahamian.

Lauderdale Lakes also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 51.23%.

The most common language spoken in Lauderdale Lakes is English. Other important languages spoken here include French and French Creole.