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Ask any student in Florida what their plans for Spring Break is…the answer will be one of the most unanimous ones you’ll ever receive. Fort Lauderdale has long been established as the quintessential Spring Break destination what with an unending flow of beer, beach shores and of course, wet t-shirt contest. This perception is however, slowly changing as all age groups are thronging the city of Fort Lauderdale, and not just for beer mind you! It’s now a place where you can have a family holiday as well as a weekend getaway…the cultural side of Fort Lauderdale has blended in smoothly with its touristy fever to welcome a much more stable and substantial crowd.If  you venture inland, away from the beaches and shacks, Fort Lauderdale might actually surprise you- in a nice kind of way. With its extensive canal system, get from one point to another by water and explore the land on foot. With museums, estates and parks to whet your tourist appetite and beaches and piers to balance out any overdose of history and culture.

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Facts and Stats for Fort Lauderdale*

  • Pollution Statistics in Fort Lauderdale

    Know the pollution level of Fort Lauderdale before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 29.17 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 37.5 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 33.33 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 10 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 33.33 (Low)
  • Fort Lauderdale: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Fort Lauderdale for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Fort Lauderdale.

    • Burglary and Theft 46.43 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 53.75 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 50 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 37.5 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 51.25 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 27.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 71.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.14 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 51.19 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 29.76 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 32.14 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.25 (Moderate)
  • Living in Fort Lauderdale - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Fort Lauderdale is 153.72 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 52.98 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 86.81 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 43.79 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 31.67 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 79.01 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 62.22 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 4.08 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 95.79 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Fort Lauderdale

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Fort Lauderdale

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 37.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 83.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 47.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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