Lauderhill, Florida is located in the southeast sector of Florida. It is a part of Broward county and is a part of Florida's south metropolitan area. As of the 2008 census, the estimated population of Lauderhill, Florida was 67,073 residents. Originally, Lauderhill was named Sunnydale, but William Safire, who was a friend of the developer, thought that the name sounded too much like a name from Brooklyn, so the name was changed. To the north of Lauderhill is Tamarac, Florida. To the south is Plantation, Florida. To the east is Fort Lauderdale, Florida. To it's west is Sunrise, Florida. Lauderhill is an area of 7.3 square miles and nearly all of that is land. 59% of the population in Lauderhill is African American. the main language that is spoken is Lauderhill is English, although Haitian is spoken by about 7% of the residents. The median household income is $32,515. An interesting fact about Lauderhill is that it has the third highest percentage of Jamaican residents.
This leads to another point that many of the residents in Lauderhill are foreign and most of those foreigners are from the West Indies. In regards to Lauderhill's climate, it is a tropical climate that has two seasons. These two seasons are summer and winter. In the summer is it hot, humid, and wet. In the winter it is a bit cooler, yet more dry. The mayor of Lauderhill is Richard J, Kaplan. Lauderhill is in the eastern time zone. In respects to the Laurderhill, FL business directory, you can find most of the businesses that you are looking for near or around Lauderhill because it is a part of a huge metropolitan area. Most of Lauderhill's income comes from tourism because it is near the ocean and has a very inviting climate for tourists. When looking though the Lauderhill, FL yellow pages, one will notice that the area codes of Lauderhill are 954 and 754. The zip codes of Lauderhill are as follows: 33311, 33313, 33319, and 33351. If you are looking for specific information about various laws, upcoming events, or staff in Lauderhill they can be found at the city's website.
Written by Lyndsey Morgan