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The City of Margate encompasses approximately 9.2 square miles and is located roughly 15 miles north west of Fort Lauderdale. It is home to nearly 105 acres of parks. The City recently celebrated its fiftieth anniversary (in 2005) and has evolved from a sleepy retirement town to a bustling city, which is now home to more than 56,000 residents and 2,340 businesses.  

Margate has developed into a diverse, friendly, family oriented community that is a desirable place to live, work, and visit. For information regarding economic development programs and assistance in the City of Margate, please click here.


Contact Information
Contact Address 5790 Margate Blvd
Margate, FL 33063
Phone Number 954-972-6454
Number of Schools
Charter Schools 1
Elementary Schools 3
Middle Schools 1
High Schools 0
Economic Indicators
Population (2019) 57,427
Labor Force (2019)  31,096
Employment (2019) 30,081
Unemployment (2019) 1,015
Unemployment Rate (2019) 3.3
Land Area (square miles) 8.9
Housing Units (2018) 26,799
Household Income $45,667.00

Source: 2018 American Community Survey 5-Year estimates, Florida Deparment of Economic Opportunity and Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Major Employers: 

  • AutoNation
  • Broward County Public Schools
  • City of Margate
  • Global Response Corporation
  • JM Lexus
  • Nationwide Relocation Services
  • Northwest Medical Center
  • Penn Dutch
  • Publix
  • Walmart