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What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Fort Lauderdale

Everything is unique about my neighborhood are we actually have like a police station right across the street like Lidl grocery for where I live in a fire fire please let me a fire department please

My area is close to everything like shopping, restaurants, banks and even the beach. Very walkable to all

We are in a unique place being lrss than a mile to the ocean in one direction. In the other direction we are a thirty second walk to a very nice mall with restaurants.

The nature parks are unique Wilton Manors is filled with nice restaurants and coffee shops. I like to bike riding in the parks

How the neighbors all look after each other and are there for you. And we're close enough to get to the grocery stores and restaurants.

Shopping and dining are plentiful, restaurants are ok, parks are beautiful and traffic isn't too bad

Who Lives Here

Fort Lauderdale Demographics

Education

High School

26%

Associate's

18%

Bachelor's

16%

Master's

6%

Doctorate

34%

Family Size

2 people

51%

3 people

21%

4 people

16%

5 people

6%

6+ people

5%

Household Income

0-50k

43%

50-100k

27%

100-150k

13%

150-200k

6%

200k+

11%

Age

0-10

10%

10-20

10%

20-45

34%

45-65

28%

65+

18%

Affordability

How expensive is it in Fort Lauderdale?

Percentage: 3/53/5

Renters gave this area a 3 out of 5 for affordability

Rent Trends

Studio1 Bed2 Beds3 Beds
Dec '23$2000$2100$2810$3599
Nov '23$2041$2072$2807$3350
Oct '23$1934$2147$2872$3500
Sep '23$1934$2072$2895$3520
Aug '23$1930$2242$2900$3600
Jul '23$2040$2300$2967$3612
Jun '23$2147$2320$3004$3450
May '23$2265$2375$3142$3500
Apr '23$2422$2370$3165$3748
Mar '23$2358$2200$3127$3800
Feb '23$2336$1950$3000$3719
Jan '23$2239$2000$2987$3719
Dec '22$2335$2000$3039$3719

*The rent information included in this summary is based on a median calculation of multifamily rental property inventory on Apartment Guide and Rent.com over the past 12-months and is for illustrative purposes only. This information does not constitute a pricing guarantee or financial advice related to the rental market.

Getting Around Fort Lauderdale

Fort Lauderdale Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

23%

15-30 Mins

39%

30-40 Mins

18%

40-60 Mins

10%

60+ Mins

9%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 6060

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 41 of 67 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 37 of 67 renters

Percentage: 5858

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 41 of 67 renters

Percentage: 4040

Transit Score®

They Are Located Near Public Transportation

Yes

Say 38 of 67 renters

Need A Car

No

Say 49 of 67 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Art, Medicine

Things To Do In Fort Lauderdale

Top Score

Grocery Stores

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

There are some super markets around here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. Significantly more grocery stores than average
  3. A standard number of grocery stores compared to areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

This place gets the picture when it comes to art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. Significantly more fine art centers than average
  3. 87% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The great medical care here is just what the doctor ordered.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more medical facilities than average
  3. 9% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

4.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You won't have to drive far to fill up around here.

  1. Few gas stations per resident
  2. Significantly more gas stations than average
  3. 21% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

4/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Fort Lauderdale's retail scene is in the bag.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. Significantly more shops than average
  3. A standard number of shops compared to areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Rest assured, you won't go hungry around here.

  1. Few restaurants per resident
  2. Significantly more restaurants than average
  3. 11% fewer restaurants than areas of a similar size

Parks

3.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll be living the park life in Fort Lauderdale.

  1. Few parks per resident
  2. Significantly more parks than average
  3. 9% more parks than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Happy hour starts at six around here.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. Significantly more bars and clubs than average
  3. 55% more bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We'd be gym buddies with Fort Lauderdale.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. Significantly more gyms than average
  3. 10% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. Few coffee shops per resident
  2. Significantly more coffee shops than average
  3. 9% fewer coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Fort Lauderdale doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. Few pet facilities per resident
  2. Significantly more pet facilities than average
  3. 12% fewer pet facilities than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Fort Lauderdale Features

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 63 of 67 renters

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 60 of 67 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 59 of 67 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 55 of 67 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 47 of 67 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 44 of 67 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 43 of 67 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 41 of 67 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 38 of 67 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 36 of 67 renters

Nearby Parks

Yes

Say 35 of 67 renters

Well Lit

Yes

Say 35 of 67 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 34 of 67 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 36 of 67 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 39 of 67 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 44 of 67 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 44 of 67 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 47 of 67 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 51 of 67 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 57 of 67 renters

Fort Lauderdale Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Fort Lauderdale

10/10

Springview Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

10/10

Henry S. West Laboratory School

Grades K-8 • Public

10/10

Calusa Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

10/10

Del Prado Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

10/10

Waters Edge Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

10/10

Morikami Park Elementary School

Grades PK, K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

What You Need to Know

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Living in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Everything to Know about finding apartments for rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL

For a city teeming with fun activities, golden beaches and a semi-tropical climate, Fort Lauderdale is your oasis. Known as the Venice of America, Fort Lauderdale boasts an extensive canal system, over 60 golf courses, 4,000 restaurants and 100 nightclubs. Nestled on the coast, the celebrated city of Fort Lauderdale is a sanctuary for outdoor recreation, relaxation and enjoyment. In addition to the beautiful beaches, the city offers a vibrant cultural and historic district, art and science museums, and entertainment for all ages. Make sure you’re checking out the amazing apartments for rent in Fort Lauderdale today.

EDUCATION IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Fort Lauderdale is also home, or close to, multiple academic institutions including Florida Atlantic University, Florida International University and Broward Community College. Additionally, the region boasts a top school district, an award-winning library and numerous county parks.

FORT LAUDERDALE APARTMENTS AND NEIGHBORHOODS

Apartments in Fort Lauderdale, FL vary from luxury accommodations with amenities like a clubhouse, heated pools and fitness centers, to efficiencies and suites for college students. Apartment Guide makes finding a Fort Lauderdale apartment stress-free. Search through the extensive database of up-to-date listings for all the information you need on Fort Lauderdale condo rentals. By using the helpful search tools, you can define your criteria to look for Fort Lauderdale vacation rentals, pet-friendly condos or budget-conscious apartments.

Those looking to stay by the water should consider Galt Mile, a neighborhood overlooking picturesque Fort Lauderdale Beach. If downtown is more your scene, check out Victoria Park for a home base that is just minutes from the beach as well as fine dining and nightlife.

FUN THINGS TO DO IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Fort Lauderdale's namesake beach offers four miles of sand, surf and sun at no cost to visitors. Here are our top picks for other free things to do:

  • Buehler Planetarium & Observatory: Take advantage of free admission on Wednesday, Friday and Saturday nights to gaze through high-tech telescopes at the stunning evening sky.
  • Secret Woods Nature Center: Visit this 55-acre park to tour the butterfly house and reptile habitat or stroll the scenic walking trails.
  • SunTrust Sunday Jazz Brunch: Come out the first Sunday of each month for a free outdoor concert featuring live jazz music between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. Held in Esplanade Park, you'll also find food vendors and crafts.
  • Hollywood Beach Boardwalk: People-watch, eat ice cream, or bike ride on this bustling, 2.5-mile-long promenade overlooking the beach.

Other fun events (often available year-round at a low cost) include outdoor concerts, arts and crafts festivals, sporting games and wine and food tastings.

FAMILIES WITH KIDS IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Find the perfect playground for children at the Museum of Discovery and Science with simulated airboat rides, a 7-D capsule theater that teaches the mechanics of aviation and a giant IMAX theater. The Funderdome is another entertainment venue for all ages, complete with a climbing wall, a sky trail and a laser maze.

Fort Lauderdale is backed by an excellent school system with standout schools like Bayview Elementary School and Pembroke Pines Charter High School.

OUTDOOR THINGS TO DO IN FORT LAUDERDALE

Fort Lauderdale is home to an abundance of water parks, golf courses, recreational centers, beachside parks, outdoor arenas and movie theaters. The Everglades Holiday Park offers exhilarating airboat rides and an up-close look at alligators, tropical birds and other marine life. For camping, picnicking and recreational water activities, head to the 180-acre sanctuary of Hugh Taylor Birch Park.

GETAWAYS FROM FORT LAUDERDALE

If you're looking to escape the bustle of Fort Lauderdale Beach, head to the John U. Lloyd Beach State Park, just 18 minutes away, for a relaxing oasis ideal for kayaking, scuba diving and viewing the famous sea turtle nests. Pompano Beach is another getaway just 21 minutes from Fort Lauderdale, and is one of the area's best beaches, noted for its warm waters and gorgeous reefs for scuba diving and snorkeling.

Find Apartments for rent in Fort Lauderdale, FL

Finding a new place to live is a stressful experience. Be sure to use an apartment finder like Apartment Guide to help you locate your next rental property. Whether you’re looking for a pet-friendly apartment or simply want an affordable place to live, we’ll help you find apartments for rent in Fort Lauderdale that match your needs.