Fort Lauderdale



Fort Lauderdale is known as the “Venice of America” because of the myriad of scenic inland water ways and an extensive yacht filled canal system. The city offers real estate with access to intracoastal and ocean views, boat slips, and marinas all within walking distance to places of work and pleasure.

 

A true urban setting for young professionals and for those seeking a more active lifestyle, Fort Lauderdale is also finding favor with the seasonal residents who prefer the convenience of neighborhood restaurants, immaculate health clubs and lavish boutiques.

Located on the southeast coast of Florida, Fort Lauderdale is approximately 36 square miles and is centrally located between Miami and Palm Beach on the east central portion of Broward County.  The city is a major yachting center with over 42,000 resident yachts and just over 100 marinas and boat yards.

Fort Lauderdale’s semi tropical climate and rich, natural beauty offers many outdoor activities including: yachting, golfing, fishing and other endless opportunities for recreation and relaxation.

Fort Lauderdale’s beach front is also home to many upscale boutiques, hot night clubs and chic restaurants. Las Olas Boulevard is the centerpiece of high end fashion, fine dining and vivacious entertainment.

The Riverwalk, Museum of Discovery and Science, and The International Swimming Hall of Fame Museum and Aquatic Complex are just some of the many rich cultural amenities available in Fort Lauderdale.

For patrons of the performing arts, Fort Lauderdale offers the Broward Center for Performing Arts, the Florida Grand Opera and the annual Fort Lauderdale Film Festival.
Whether you choose to live in Fort Lauderdale’s vibrant downtown or you are looking for more peace and tranquility in one of the private Intracoastal residences- Fort Lauderdale real estate offers the best of both worlds.

Enjoy long walks on the powdery beach at sunset, while also indulging in all of the city’s high end shops, gourmet restaurants and chic night life. Fort Lauderdale is the right choice for those seeking opportunity and a glamorous vibrant lifestyle.

Helpful Information:

  • Encompasses more than 33 square miles
  • Named for Second Seminole War fortification built on the banks of the New River in 1838.
  • Fort Lauderdale is the 7th largest city in Florida with a population of approximately 180,000
  • Ranked the 48th “Most Fun U.S. City” in a 2003 survey
  • Fort Lauderdale was also a National Civic “All- America City” Award Finalist.

Local Government Websites:

Local Attractions:
-     Broward Center for Performing Arts
-     Museum of Discover and Science

Local Annual Events:

Local Major League Pro Sports Teams:

 

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Population in July 2007: 163,160.

Males: 85,463 (52.4%)
Females: 77,697 (47.6%)
Median resident age: 39.3 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years

Zip codes: 33301, 33302, 33303, 33304, 33305, 33306, 33307, 33308, 33309, 33310, 33311, 33312, 33313, 33314, 33315, 33316, 33317, 33318, 33319, 33320, 33321, 33322, 33323, 33324, 33325, 33328, 33329, 33330, 33331, 33332, 33334, 33335, 33337, 33338, 33339, 33340, 33345, 33346, 33348, 33349, 33351, 33355, 33359, 33388,33394.
County: Broward County

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,148 (it was $37,887 in 2000)

Fort Lauderdale: $48,148
Florida: $44,736

Estimated per capita income in 2009: $33,912

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $276,000 (it was $132,600 in 2000)

Fort Lauderdale: $276,000
Florida: $182,400

Hospitals/medical centers in Fort Lauderdale:

  • Atlantic Shores Hospital
  • Broward General Medical Center
  • Florida Medical Center
  • Fort Lauderdale Hospital
  • Holy Cross Hospital
  • Imperial Point Medical Center
  • Kindred Hospital South Florida
  • North Ridge Medical Center

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Fort Lauderdale:

  • Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (about 3 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Broward Community College (about 4 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Keiser College  (about 5 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 7 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Barry University (about 17 miles; Miami, Fl)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 18 miles; Boca Raton, Fl)
  • Miami Dade College  (about 25 miles; Miami, Fl)


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Local Schools

Academy High School-Davie Camp
P.O. Box 290850
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33329
9-12
PrivateAnn Storck Center, Inc.
1790 SW 43 Way
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317
PK
Public

Archbishop Edward McCarthy High School
5451 S Flamingo Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33330
9-12
Private

Arthur Robert Ashe, Jr Middle School
1701 NW 23rd Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
6-8
Public

Baudhuin Oral School-Nova University
3375 SW 75 Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
PK
Public

Bayview Elementary School
1175 Middle River Dr
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
K-5
Public

Bennett Elementary School
1755 NE 14th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
K-5
Public

Bethany Christian School
615 SE 9th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
PK-8
Private

Brauser Maimonides Academy
5300 Southwest 40th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
PK-8
PrivateBroward Children’s Center
2250 SW 31 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
PK
Public

Broward Estates Elementary School
441 NW 35th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

Calvary Christian Academy
2401 W Cypress Creek Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
PK-12
Private

Cardinal Gibbons High School
2900 NE 47th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
9-12
Private

Charter School Institute
Training Center Annex

5420 N State Rd 7
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33319
K-6
Charter

Charter School of Excellence
1217 SE 3rd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
K-2
Charter

Christ Church School
4845 NE 25th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
PK-5
Private

College Academy at BCC
3501 SW Davie Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
9-12
PublicCommunity School North
1300 SW 32nd Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
n/a
Public

Community School South
1300 SW 32nd Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
n/a
Public

Covenant Teaching Fellowship
4950 SW 32nd Ter
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-8
Private

Croissant Park Elementary School
1800 SW 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
K-5
Public

Dayspring Elementary Charter School
3550 Davie Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-5
Charter

Desoto Drop Back In Academy
2800 W Oakland Park Blvd Ste 106
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
9-12
Public

Dillard Elementary School
2330 NW 12 Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
PublicDillard High School
2501 NW 11th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
9-12
Public

Downtown Academy of Technology & Arts
101 SE 3 Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
6-8
Charter

Drop Back In
2800 W Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
9-12
Public

Faith Lutheran School
1161 SW 30th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
PK-8
Private

Floranada Elementary School
5251 NE 14th Way
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
K-5
Public

Florida Ocean Sciences Inst
3220 S.W. 4th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
6-12
Private

Florida Ocean Sciences Institute
3220 SW 4 Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
6-12
Public

Fort Lauderdale Christian School
6330 NW 31st Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
PK-12
PrivateFort Lauderdale High School
1600 NE 4th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33305
9-12
Public

Fort Lauderdale Preparatory School
3275 W. Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-12
Private

Fort Lauderdale SDA District
3013 N W 11th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-8
Private

Full Gospel Christian Academy
745 N.W. 19th St.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33310
PK-11
Private

Gateway Christian Academy
2130 NW 26th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-3
Private

Gold Coast Christian School
2800 W. Prospect Rd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
PK-12
Private

Happyland Day School
401 SE 15th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
PK-K
Private

Harbordale Elementary School
900 SE 15th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
K-5
PublicHoly Redeemer Christian Learning
2540 NW 21st St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-K
Private

Holy Temple Christian Academy
1800 North West 9th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-12
Private

Larkdale Elementary School
3250 NW 12th Pl
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

Lauderdale Manors Elementary School
1400 NW 14th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

Little Flower Montessori School
519 NE 26th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
n/a
Private

Martin Luther King Elementary School
591 NW 31st Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

Meadowbrook Elementary School
2300 SW 46th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317
K-5
Public

Mount Bethel Christian Academy
901 NW 11th Av
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-8
PrivateNew River Middle School
3100 Riverland Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
6-8
Public

North Andrews Gardens Elementary School
345 NE 56th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
K-5
Public

North Fork Elementary School
101 NW 15th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

North Side Elementary School
120 NE 11th Steet
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
K-5
Public

Our Lady Queen-Martyrs School
2785 SW 11th Ct
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
PK-8
Private

Oxford Academy
1919 NE 45th Street # 115
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
n/a
Private

Parkway Middle School
3600 NW 5th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
6-8
Public

Peace Lutheran School
1901 E Commercial Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
PK-8
PrivatePine Crest School
1501 NE 62nd Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
PK-12
Private

Pine Ridge Alternative Center
1251 SW 42nd Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33317
K-12
Public

Pride and Joy Learning Center
400 West Prospect Rd Suite 2-6
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
PK-1
Private

Prophecy Child Care Center
611 NW 24th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-5
Private

Redeeming Word Christian Acade
2800 W Prospect Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
PK-6
Private

Riverland Elementary School
2600 SW 11th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-5
Public

Rock Island Elementary School
2350 NW 19th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-5
Public

Seagull School
425 SW 28th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
PK-12
PublicShowers of Blessing Christian
2230 N.W 22nd St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-K
Private

St. Anthony School
820 NE 3rd St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
PK-8
Private

St. Clement Elementary School
301 NW 29th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-8
Private

St. Coleman School
2250 SE 12 Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33062
n/a
Private

St. Helen Elementary School
3340 W Oakland Pk Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-8
Private

St. Jerome Catholic School
2601 Southwest Ninth Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
n/a
Private

St. Marks Episcopal School
1750 E Oakland Park Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33334
PK-8
Private

St. Thomas Aquinas High School
2801 SW 12th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
9-12
PrivateStephen Foster Elementary School
3471 SW 22nd St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-5
Public

Stranahan High School
1800 SW 5th Pl
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
9-12
Public

Sunland Park Elementary School
919 NW 13th Terrace
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

Sunrise Middle School
1750 NE 14th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
6-8
Public

Sunset School
3775 SW 16th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-12
Public

The Masters Academy
13900 Griffin Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33330
PK-8
Private

Thurgood Marshall Elementary School
800 NW 13th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
PK-5
PublicTrinity Lutheran School
110 SW 11th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
K-8
Private

UCP Early Beginnings
3117 SW 13th Court
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
PK
Public

University School of Nova Sout
3301 College Ave – Sonken Bldg
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
9-12
Private

Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School
101 NE 11th Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
K-5
Public

Walker Elementary School (Magnet)1001 NW 4th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
K-5
Public

West Broward Christian School
17950 Griffin Road
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33331
PK-K
PrivateWestlake School
2851 Stirling Rd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-12
Private

Westminster Academy
5601 N Federal Highway
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33308
PK-12
Private

Westwood Heights Elementary School
2861 SW 9th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312
K-5
Public

Whiddon Rodgers Education Center
700 SW 26th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33315
7-12
Public

William Dandy Middle School
2400 NW 26th St
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
6-8
Public