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Population (year 2000): 53,909. Estimated population in July 2005: 56,002 (+3.9% change)
Males: 25,466 (47.2%), Females: 28,443 (52.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 40.4 years
Median household income: $38,722 (year 2000)
Median house value: $109,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Margate:

  • White Non-Hispanic (67.8%)
  • Hispanic (15.3%)
  • Black (11.6%)
  • Two or more races (3.6%)
  • Other race (2.9%)
  • Asian Indian (1.0%)
  • Vietnamese (0.6%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Italian (12.7%), German (11.2%), Irish (11.2%), West Indian (7.6%), English (6.5%), United States (6.2%).Florida

Elevation: 12 feet

Land area: 8.8 square miles

Margate,

For population 25 years and over in Margate

  • High school or higher: 80.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 4.5%
  • Mean travel time to work: 27.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Margate city

  • Never married: 21.7%
  • Now married: 54.1%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 11.3%
  • Divorced: 10.6%

22.0% Foreign born (15.0% Latin America, 3.3% Europe, 2.3% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: +10,604 (+24.5%).


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Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (27.3 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1012.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Lauderdale, FL (2.3 miles North Creek, FL (2.7 miles Coconut Park, FL (2.9 miles Broadview-Pompano Aire, FL (3.2 miles Palm East, FL (3.3 miles Ramblewood Godfrey Road, FL (3.4 miles) , Springs, FL Coral (3.6 miles Park, FL (3.7 miles Village


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 210 buildings, average cost: $86,300
  • 1997: 107 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 63 buildings, average cost: $104,000
  • 1999: 48 buildings, average cost: $108,300
  • 2000: 22 buildings, average cost: $112,500
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2002: 0 buildings
  • 2003: 1 building, cost: $116,800
  • 2004: 339 buildings, average cost: $84,600
  • 2005: 65 buildings, average cost: $85,100

Latitude: 26.25 N, Longitude: 80.21 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (16.6%), Retail trade (15.9%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -8,934 (-16.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,273 (13.5%)


 

Crime in Margate by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 1 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 1.9 1.9 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 13 9 5 11 4 6
    per 100,000 24.1 16.7 9.3 20.4 7.4 11.1
Robberies 51 33 60 45 31 36
    per 100,000 94.6 61.2 111.3 83.5 57.5 66.8
Assaults 164 152 137 138 151 141
    per 100,000 304.2 282.0 254.1 256.0 280.1 261.6
Burglaries 269 314 308 381 244 243
    per 100,000 499.0 582.5 571.3 706.7 452.6 450.8
Thefts 1,102 1,067 969 1,013 734 803
    per 100,000 2044.2 1979.3 1797.5 1879.1 1361.6 1489.5
Auto thefts 201 182 202 180 133 117
    per 100,000 372.9 337.6 374.7 333.9 246.7 217.0
245.4 230.2 231.6 235.7 182.1 185.3

Average climate in Margate, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Margate,

Margate-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 9% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.0 miles away from the Margate city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 2/23/1965, a category 3 tornado 8.3 miles away from the city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


Hospital/medical center in Margate:
  • NORTHWEST MEDICAL CENTER (5801 COLONIAL DRIVE)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Margate:
  • CORAL SPRINGS MEDICAL CENTER (about 4 miles; CORAL SPRINGS, FL)
  • UNIVERSITY HOSPITAL & MED CEN (about 5 miles; TAMARAC, FL)
  • HEALTHSOUTH SUNRISE REHAB HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; SUNRISE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Margate:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 14 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 31 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 33 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
Other public-use airports nearest to Margate:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE EXECUTIVE (about 6 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FXE)
  • POMPANO BEACH AIRPARK (about 8 miles; POMPANO BEACH, FL; ID: PMP)
  • DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE (about 11 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: DT1)

Amtrak stations near Margate:
  • 8 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 17 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.
Local government website:
College/University in Margate:
  • MARGATE SCHOOL OF BEAUTY INC (Full-time enrollment: 238; Location: 2515 N ST RD 7 STE 209; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Margate:
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 6 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 12 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 13 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 25 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • PALM BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; LAKE WORTH, FL; FT enrollment: 8,390)
Public primary/middle schools in Margate:
  • MARGATE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,265; Location: 500 NW 65TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • LIBERTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,121; Location: 2450 BANKS ROAD; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MARGATE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,092; Location: 6300 NW 18TH STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • ATLANTIC WEST ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,019; Location: 301 NW 69TH TERRACE; Grades: PK - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Margate:
  • HEBREW ACADEMY COMMUNITY SCHOO (Students: 318; Location: 1500 STATE RD 7; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ABUNDANT LIFE CHRISTIAN ACADEM (Students: 317; Location: 1494 BANKS ROAD; Grades: PK - 8)
  • FAITH CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 249; Location: 6950 ROYAL PALM BLVD; Grades: PK - 9)
  • WINFIELD CHRISTIAN ACADEMY INC (Students: 63; Location: 2474 N STATE ROAD 7; Grades: PK - 3)

Notable locations in Margate: Palm Lakes Plaza (A), Rost Plaza (B), Margate Plaza (C), Margate Village Square (D), Morell Plaza (E).

Shopping Centers: Lakewood Mall (1), Margate Shopping Center (2), Crossroads Shopping Center (3), Holiday Springs Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Margate include: Abundant Life Christian Centre (A), Cokesbury United Methodist Church (B), Fountain of Life Assembly of God (C), Prince of Peace Lutheran Church-ALC (D), Saint Vincent Catholic CHurch (E), Saint Vincent de Paul Church (F), Calvary Life Tabernacle CPC (G), Faith Baptist Church of Margate (H).

Lake: Margate, Lake (A).


Margate compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
Strongest AM radio stations in Margate:
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHSR (980 AM; 5 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WSBR (740 AM; 3 kW; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
Strongest FM radio stations in Margate:
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
TV broadcast stations around Margate:
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)

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