Lighthouse Point

Dream of everlasting summer and find the stunningly beautiful community of Lighthouse Point.

Overview for Lighthouse Point, FL

10,529 people live in Lighthouse Point, where the median age is 55.7 and the average individual income is $73,141. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

55.7 years

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Welcome to Lighthouse Point

Dream of everlasting summer and find the stunningly beautiful community of Lighthouse Point. A quaint and romantic suburb, Lighthouse Point is an idyllic destination to settle down and raise a family or invest in a vacation home just off the water’s edge. Located in Fort Lauderdale, Lighthouse Point is positioned in the center of Broward County and was named for the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse which is situated in the nearby Hillsboro Beach. Spanning 2.4 square miles, Lighthouse Point offers small town vibes but conveniently neighbors bustling cities, bounded by Deerfield Beach to the north, Hillsboro Beach to the east (across the Intracoastal Waterway) and Pompano Beach to the west and south.
Shaped with candy-coated pastel colored buildings and gentle waters with gleaming sailboats, Lighthouse Point is a story book setting come to life with all the bells and whistles of South Florida living.
Preserving its Old Florida narrative, Lighthouse Point says all things flip-flop style living with a leisurely character. Offering an abundance of real estate options, buyers looking to invest in a new home close to the sea will find quiet, palm-shaded tree-lined streets that are idyllic for raising a young family. Laced with canals, the backdrop of Lighthouse Point is simply serene with many of the homes resting on the city’s 18 miles of waterways. Hillsboro Lighthouse sits on the east side of neighborhood, guarding over the city since 1906, after Hillsboro Point was designated unsafe for the navigation of ships. Today, supported by The Hillsboro Lighthouse Preservation Society and working with the U.S. Coast Guard (USCG), locals and guests can tour the Hillsboro Lighthouse and its museum along with authentic artifacts.

A Family Friendly Neighborhood

Lighthouse Point is a family friendly neighborhood, with 20-acres of parks and mini-parks in addition to 13 miles of sidewalks and bike paths. Verdant parks that are sought after for afterschool activities include the 6-acre Dan Witt Park (including 2 tennis courts, 2 basketball courts, 2 baseball fields, 1 sand volleyball court, 2 football and soccer fields, covered pavilion with picnic tables and play area), the 3-acre De Groff Park, the 14-acre Exchange Club Park and the 6.1-acre Frank McDonough Park (home to the Lake Placid Tennis Center including 9 clay courts and a pro-shop in addition to a playground, 1 sand volleyball court, 1 football and soccer field, 1 baseball field, 4 racquet ball courts and picnic tables. Award-winning public and private schools are nearby. Nova Southeastern University, one of the country’s top ranked research institutions is in proximity.

Shopping and Dining

For those looking for a unique selection of decadent dining and one-of-a-kind shops, Federal Highway (located on the west side of Lighthouse Point) offers residents an abundance of options. Restaurants that are popular amongst locals include Papa’s Raw Bar, Sicilian Oven, Nauti-Dawg Marina Café, Seafood World and Cap’s Place Island Restaurant. Adjacent to a number of bustling communities, residents can take a short drive to Fort Lauderdale and visit Las Olas Boulevard for a day filled with groovy art galleries or indulge in the best of the best of fresh seafood atop of a rooftop restaurant in Pompano Beach. Lighthouse Point is located 14.6 miles away from Fort Lauderdale International Airport and 19.8 miles away from Port Everglades.

Around Lighthouse Point, FL

There's plenty to do around Lighthouse Point, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Popilicious Popcorn, The ShipMonk Bar, and Sweetlipz Desserts.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining 3.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 3.4 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 2.9 miles 17 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.91 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.27 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.26 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Lighthouse Point, FL

Lighthouse Point has 5,273 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Lighthouse Point do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 10,529 people call Lighthouse Point home. The population density is 4,564.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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50.59 / 49.41%

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Schools in Lighthouse Point, FL

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The following schools are within or nearby Lighthouse Point. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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