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Encyclopedia > Lauderhill, Florida

Lauderhill is a city located in Broward County, Florida. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 57,585.


Geography

Location of Lauderhill, Florida

Lauderhill is located at 26°9'56" North, 80°13'57" West (26.165679, -80.232589)1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 19.0 km˛ (7.3 mi˛). 18.9 km˛ (7.3 mi˛) of it is land and 0.1 km˛ (0.04 mi˛) of it is water. The total area is 0.55% water.


Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 57,585 people, 22,810 households, and 14,279 families residing in the city. The population density is 3,045.7/km˛ (7,892.8/mi˛). There are 25,751 housing units at an average density of 1,362.0/km˛ (3,529.5/mi˛). The racial makeup of the city is 33.83% White, 58.77% African American, 0.12% Native American, 1.58% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.61% from other races, and 4.04% from two or more races. 6.94% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.


There are 22,810 households out of which 31.8% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 37.4% are married couples living together, 20.1% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.4% are non-families. 31.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 13.6% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.49 and the average family size is 3.12.


In the city the population is spread out with 26.6% under the age of 18, 8.7% from 18 to 24, 30.3% from 25 to 44, 18.3% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 84.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 78.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city is $32,515, and the median income for a family is $36,723. Males have a median income of $29,756 versus $25,167 for females. The per capita income for the city is $17,243. 17.8% of the population and 15.5% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 25.0% of those under the age of 18 and 13.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


External links

  • City of Lauderhill (http://lauderhill-fl.gov/) official website
  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=26.165679&longitude=-80.232589&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=26.165679&lon=-80.232589&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-80.232589&lat=26.165679&w=750&h=500)

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The City of Lauderhill, Florida (551 words)
The City of Lauderhill announces an Open Enrollment to establish an Eligibility List for financial assistance for the Repair/Rehabilitation program, which is open to City of Lauderhill homeowners only.
The City of Lauderhill has partnered with the Housing Finance Authority of Broward County to build twenty-six single family homes in the City of Lauderhill called Renaissance Village.
To make the City of Lauderhill a secure, clean, and desirable place to live, work, and visit by providing for a continually improving wide range of services; to encourage a community that retains and promotes employment opportunities, economic growth and improved quality of life, where people of diverse cultural backgrounds and incomes peacefully interrelate.
Lauderhill, Florida - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (554 words)
As of 2004, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 59,542 [1].
Lauderhill claims the highest percentage of Jamaican-born elected officials anywhere outside of Jamaica, and is sometimes known fondly by people of West Indian origin as Jamaica Hill.
Lauderhill boasts a new cricket stadium, which was mooted as a potential venue for the 2007 Cricket World Cup.
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