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Lighthouse Point is a city in Broward County, in the Miami-Fort Lauderdale metro area.

The community was named for the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse

The latitude of Lighthouse Point is 26.275N. The longitude is -80.087W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,112.


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Median household income
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$53,038
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Lighthouse Point demographic reports
Developed in the 1950s
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 16. The number of murders and homicides was 1. The violent crime rate was 1.4 per 1,000 people.
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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13% of Lighthouse Point residents report German ancestry, and 15% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Lighthouse Point ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Lighthouse Point was $40,839, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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37% of Lighthouse Point residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Lighthouse Point, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $698.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,742.


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Libraries in Lighthouse Point include Lighthouse Point Library ... View libraries

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Broward County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Lighthouse Point political report.

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The average commute time for Lighthouse Point workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 6 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Lighthouse Point between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 5.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was higher than the national norm.

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