StatisticDowntownFort LauderdaleFlorida
Population density (sq mi)4,7375,063410
Median age44.342.041.6
Male/Female ratio1.5:11.1:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a43%54%
Families w/ Kids under 1821%37%38%
Speak Englishn/a72%72%
Speak Spanishn/a15%21%

Key findings

  • The population density in Downtown is 6% lower than Fort Lauderdale
  • The median age in Downtown is 5% higher than Fort Lauderdale
  • In Downtown 77.62% of the population is White
  • In Downtown 10.35% of the population is Black
  • In Downtown 3.35% of the population is Asian

Compare Fort Lauderdale, FL Demographics


      Downtown population breakdown by race

      RaceDowntownFort LauderdaleFlorida
      American Indian0.30%0.22%0.27%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.06%
      Mixed race7.70%2.11%2.48%
      Other race0.68%2.07%2.54%
      In Downtown, 16.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Downtown age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Downtown, Fort Lauderdale, FL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).