Lighthouse Point, Florida

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Lighthouse Point is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. The city was named for the Hillsboro Inlet Lighthouse, which in fact is located in Hillsboro Beach, not Lighthouse Point. As of 1 July 2006, the population estimated by the U.S. Census Bureau is 11,282.[2] The city is part of the South Florida metropolitan area, which is home to 5,463,857 people.[5]

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Geography

Lighthouse Point is located at 26°16′29″N 80°05′22″W / 26.274691°N 80.089414°W / 26.274691; -80.089414.[6] According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 2.4 square miles (6 km2). 2.29 square miles (6 km2) of it is land and .11 square miles (0 km2) of it (4.58%) is water.

Lighthouse Point is located in northeastern Broward County. It is adjacent to the following municipalities:

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Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 10,767 people, 5,165 households, and 3,078 families residing in the city. The population density was 4,695.0/mi² (1,815.4/km²). There were 5,871 housing units at an average density of 2,560.1/mi² (989.9/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 97.05% White (93.5% were Non-Hispanic White,)[7] 0.43% African American, 0.15% Native American, 0.79% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.42% from other races, and 1.16% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.18% of the population.

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