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Cost of Living
The overall cost of living can be the big influence in determining which community works for your loved one. The rent burden for Lauderhill is about 24.8% of the average monthly income. Monthly, the median price of rent in Lauderhill is about $1,027 and the median price of a home in Lauderhill costs around $115,756.
Demographics and Values
Lauderhill has a population density of 3,261 people per square mile. The total population of Lauderhill consists of 71,970 people. Out of the total population of Lauderhill, 18.6% do not have health insurance, 6.8% are widows, 24.3% live in poverty, and 64.0% participate in the labor force. Based on gender, 55.2% are female and 44.8% are male. The median age of Lauderhill is 36 years old. Racially, the population of Lauderhill is 16.4% white, 1.1% Asian, 0.3% Native American, 78.6% black, 2.2% mixed race, 9.3% Hispanic, 1.4% other or not specified, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Of the population of Lauderhill 6.2% have a graduate degree, 18.5% have a college degree, and 35.4% have a high-school diploma. In Lauderhill, 4.5% of the population are veterans.
An overview of Florida
Based on natural beauty, Florida ranks 21st in the nation. In total, Florida has 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 citizens. St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center are among the top three highest ranked hospitals in the state. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Florida citizen is ranked 13th nation-wide. Additionally, Florida is ranked 29th by healthcare standards. In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average.
Social demographics of the state
The state has a median age of 42 and 34% of its population being over the age of 55. During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of diversity, Florida ranks 8th in the nation and is considered LGBTQ friendly. In terms of religion, 35% of Florida residents attend religious services among the 15,611 different congregations that are available in the state. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%, with the most common Christian denominations consisting of Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges.
State-wide weather information
The average amount of precipitation peaks during the month of June at around 11.50 inches. The average monthly precipitation for the state of Florida is around 4.54 inches. On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 60F. The average high winter temperature is around 79F in the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. The average humidity across the state is 75%. Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Florida
The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of water oak, blackjack, a wide variety of palms, and saw palmetto. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the west Indian (Florida) manatee, the six species of sea turtle, the pelicans, or the short nose sturgeon. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.