Lighthouse Point



Unlike many of the larger coastal towns located in Florida, Lighthouse Point is a small exclusive community that cherishes the quiet solitude, relaxed ambiance along the Atlantic Intracoastal.

With a population of just over 10,000 residents, Lighthouse Point is located on 2.4 square miles on the north side of Hillsboro Inlet, midway between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton.

Named after the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, this hidden gem wishes to preserve its small town, low-key profile. Lighthouse Point is a city of informal affluence that offers a community oriented quality of life.

With Intracoastal estates and miles of deepwater canals offering protected boat dockage with easy access to the Hillsboro Inlet, if you are looking for an idyllic island-like hamlet, Lighthouse Point offers the paradise lifestyle you are searching for.

Easy access to the blue Atlantic waters, excellent sport fishing and boating are Lighthouse Point?s best kept secrets. Unlike many coastal towns, Lighthouse Point has remained a small town through its self proclaimed solitude and seclusion. With over 20 acres of parks, 13 miles of beautiful sidewalks and bike paths, this small town offers a leisurely lifestyle to its inhabits.

The city is largely a family oriented residential area that has amenities of all kinds: the Lighthouse Point Tennis Center, Lighthouse Point Yacht and Racquet Club, Dan Witt Park, and additional natural environment parks. Furthermore, various family friendly activities and programs are regularly organized in the city by its very own residents, such as the annual Halloween Party, Keepe’s Day, Lighthouse A?Glow, Nautical Flea Market and the Lighthouse Point Spring Egg Hunt.

While Lighthouse Point?s secluded paradise boasts peace and tranquility-it is also close to a number of attractions. Centrally located between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton, this serenely secluded area enjoys close proximity to all the modern metropolitan luxuries the region has to offer.

Lighthouse Point is the perfect choice for those seeking an exceptional quality of life in a charming, family friendly and beautiful city.

Helpful Information:

  • Named for the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, located on the north side of Hillsboro Inlet, midway between Fort Lauderdale and Boca Raton.
  • Hillsboro Lighthouse marks the northern limit of the Florida Reef an underwater coral formation on the lower east coast of the state
  • Over 20 acres of parks
  • Over 13 miles of sidewalks and bike path
  • Incorporated in 1956, 80% of its residences are single family homes on many of the 18 miles of waterway with most of the homes falling into the upper medium and top price range

Local Government Websites:

Local Attractions:

Local Annual Events:

  • Halloween Party
  • Lighthouse A?Glow- A Holiday Gathering
  • Nautical Flea Market
  • Spring Egg Hunt
  • Founde’s Day

Local Major League Pro Sports Teams:

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Population in July 2009: 11,201. Population change since 2000: +4.0%

Males: 5,360 (47.9%)
Females: 5,841 (52.1%)
Median resident age: 46.9 years
Florida median age: 38.7 years

Estimated median household income in 2009: $63,234 (it was $53,038 in 2000)

Lighthouse Point: $63,234
Florida: $44,736

Estimated per capita income in 2009: $48,721

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $388,480 (it was $192,500 in 2000)

Lighthouse Point: $388,480
Florida: $182,400

Zip Code: 33064

County: Broward County

Hospitals/medical centers near Lighthouse Point:

  • North Broward Medical Center
  • Boca Raton Community Hospital
  • North Ridge Medical Center

Colleges/universities nearest to Lighthouse Point:

  • Florida Atlantic University (about 8 miles; Boca Raton, Fl)
  • Keiser College (about 9 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Art Institute of Fort Lauderdale (about 13 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Broward Community College (about 14 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 17 miles; Fort Lauderdale, Fl)
  • Palm Beach State College (about 24 miles; Lake Worth, Fl)
  • Barry University (about 27 miles;Miami, Fl)

Read more: http://www.city-data.com/city/Lighthouse-Point-Florida.html#ixzz1I0U5FEra

Local Schools

Name Address Phone Category

Bright Horizons School 3901 Ne 1st Ter 754-321-6400 Public School

Cresthaven Elementary School 801 Ne 25th St 754-322-6000 Public School

Crystal Lake Community Middle School 3551 Ne 3rd Ave 754-322-3100 Public School

Eagles Nest Elementary School 1840 Ne 41 St 954-942-3188 Public School

Florida Coll Of Nat Health 2001 W Sample Rd Ste 100 954-975-6400 Junior College

Highlands Christian Academy 501 Ne 48th St 954-421-1747 Private School

Norcrest Elementary School 3951 Ne 16th Ave 754-322-7250 Public School

Palmview Elementary School 2601 Ne 1st Ave 754-322-7600 Public School

Paragon Elementary School 3311 N Andrews Ave 954-943-0471 Public School

Park Ridge Elementary School 5200 Ne 9th Ave 754-322-7700 Public School

Pompano Charter Middle School 3311 N Andrews Ave 954-943-0471 Public School

St Elizabeth School 901 Ne 33rd St 954-942-2161 Catholic School

Tedder Elementary School 4157 Ne 1st Ter 754-322-8650 Public School