Fort Lauderdale Real Estate Market Overview

Could Fort Lauderdale, FL be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Fort Lauderdale. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Fort Lau...derdale such as Davie and Pompano Beach. When you’re ready, Trulia has 2,093 resale and new homes in Fort Lauderdale lined up for you, including 39 open houses, and 372 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$305,550

Median Sales Price

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$252

Price Per Sqft

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$2,100

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Fort Lauderdale show a -2% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a 5% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Fort Lauderdale for May 10 to Aug 9 was $305,550 based on 922 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Fort Lauderdale was $252, an increase of 3% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Fort Lauderdale for Jul 10 to Aug 10 was $2,100.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Fort Lauderdale can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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4,313

Counts of Arrest

1,376

Counts of Theft

878

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Fort Lauderdale

There are 81 schools in Fort Lauderdale.

Elementary Schools
10

Bayview Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Virginia Shuman Young Elementary School

Public, PK-5

7

Harbordale Elementary School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
6

William Dandy Middle School

Public, 6-8

6

Parkway Middle School

Public, 6-8

6

Sunrise Middle School

Public, 6-8

High Schools
7

Fort Lauderdale High School

Public, 9-12

6

South Plantation High School

Public, 9-12

5

Stranahan High School

Public, 9-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Fort Lauderdale by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
47%
Single residents
Home owners
60%
Home owners
Median age
41
Median age
Household income
$48,852
Median household income
College educated
36%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Fort Lauderdale commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
90% commute by car
0% commute by bike
5% commute by public transportation
0% commute by foot

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