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Sea Ranch Lakes, Florida
Village of Sea Ranch Lakes
Location of Sea Ranch Lakes in Broward County, Florida
Location of Sea Ranch Lakes in Broward County, Florida
Country  United States of America
State  Florida
County Logo of Broward County, Florida.svg Broward
Incorporated October 06, 1959
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Alexander Soto
 • Councilmembers Royce Bellini, Denise Bryan, Meredith DiCarolis, Caroline Evans Guida, Greg Sollitto, Ann Spalding, and John L. Tomlinson
 • Village Manager Mayor Alexander Soto
 • Village Clerk Starr Paton
 • Village Attorney Donald J. Doody
 • Total 0.2 sq mi (0.6 km2)
 • Land 0.2 sq mi (0.5 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.1 km2)
10 ft (3 m)
 • Total 670
 • Density 3,400/sq mi (1,120/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 954, 754
FIPS code 12-64725
GNIS feature ID 0290781

Sea Ranch Lakes is a village in Broward County, Florida, United States. The population was 670 at the 2010 census. It is located on North Ocean Drive (Highway A1A) and is surrounded by Lauderdale-by-the-Sea. The majority of the village is a gated community, with the remainder being a public shopping plaza and a private beach club for village residents, with a pool and access to Sea Ranch Lakes Beach.


It was named after the Sea Ranch Hotel, a landmark hotel across from the gated community's main, public road, North Ocean Drive. The "Lakes" part was added because of the residential village's two artificial lakes. The private road leading into the village's entrance is Gatehouse Drive.


Sea Ranch Lakes is located at 26°12′2″N 80°5′48″W / 26.20056°N 80.09667°W / 26.20056; -80.09667 (26.200711, -80.096839). According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2), of which 0.04 square miles (0.10 km2), or 18.18%, is water.

To its north:

To its south:

  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea

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Historical population
Census Pop.
1960 170
1970 660 288.2%
1980 584 −11.5%
1990 619 6.0%
2000 1,392 124.9%
2010 670 −51.9%
Est. 2015 727 8.5%
U.S. Decennial Census
Sea Ranch Lakes Demographics
2010 Census Sea Ranch Lakes Broward County Florida
Total population 670 1,748,066 18,801,310
Population, percent change, 2000 to 2010 -51.9% +7.7% +17.6%
Population density 3,786.2/sq mi 1,444.9/sq mi 350.6/sq mi
White or Caucasian (including White Hispanic) 97.3% 63.1% 75.0%
(Non-Hispanic White or Caucasian) 88.4% 43.5% 57.9%
Black or African-American 0.6% 26.7% 16.0%
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 9.7% 25.1% 22.5%
Asian 0.6% 3.2% 2.4%
Native American or Native Alaskan 0.1% 0.3% 0.4%
Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1%
Two or more races (Multiracial) 0.6% 2.9% 2.5%
Some Other Race 0.8% 3.7% 3.6%

As of 2010, there were 351 households, out of which 18.5% were vacant. In 2000, 14.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.3% were married couples living together, 3.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 39.5% were non-families. 34.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 19.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.00 and the average family size was 2.56.

In 2000, the village population was spread out with 14.5% under the age of 18, 2.1% from 18 to 24, 14.7% from 25 to 44, 32.5% from 45 to 64, and 36.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 57 years. For every 100 females, there were 83.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.8 males.

In 2000, the median income for a household in the village was $62,813, and the median income for a family was $85,729. Males had a median income of $62,765 versus $42,500 for females. The per capita income for the village was $60,088. About 6.7% of families and 7.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.8% of those under age 18 and 3.2% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language were at 85.50%, with Spanish at 6.02%, French at 3.58%, Portuguese at 2.85%, and Italian at 2.03%.

As of 2000, the village had the 19th highest percentage of Brazilians in the U.S. (tied with Revere, Massachusetts and Malden, Massachusetts) at 1.7% of the population, while it was the 60th most Peruvian-populated area at 1.01% of all residents (tied with Brentwood, New York).

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