Ft. Lauderdale, FL Real Estate

According to census data in the year 2000 there were 80,780 housing units in Ft. Lauderdale. This represents a 0.6% decline from 81,268 in 1990.

Of those housing units, 80,780 were located in either urbanized areas or urban clusters, and none were located in what is classified as a rural area.

Homeownership rate in Ft. Lauderdale is about 55.4%. Ft. Lauderdale's vacancy rate, including seasonal lodging, is about 15.3%. Average household size is 2.14 people.

The majority of houses, apartments or condos in Ft. Lauderdale were built after 1965.


Housing Size

Housing Units by Size
Studio Type5.80%
One Bedroom27.90%
Two Bedrooms41%
Three Bedrooms19.30%
Four Bedrooms4.70%
Five Bedrooms or more1.30%
As % of Housing Units

Owned Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.24
Median year structure was built1964
Median Value of occupied units$150,100
Median Price asked for vacant units$92,600

Rented Homes, Apartments and Condos

Average Household Size2.02
Median year structure was built1966
Median Monthly Rent asked for vacant units$596

Owners Finance Status

Housing Finance
Second Mortgage & Equity Loan0.30%
Second Mortgage8.10%
Home Equity Loan7.50%
Simple Mortgage58.90%
Debt Free25.30%
As % of Housing Units
Median part of Monthly Household Income dedicated to covering home ownership costs22.6%