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Apartments for Rent in Plantation, FL

About Plantation

Area Information

Plantation is a city in Broward County, Florida, and is part of the greater Miami/Fort Lauderdale metropolitan area. Its beautiful landscaped streets, safe neighborhoods and friendly community make it a wonderful place to call home.

While Plantation suffered considerable damage from Hurricane Wilma in 2005, the city takes its motto of ?The Grass Is Greener? to heart. The population has been steadily on the rise for years, and the city has expanded into a vibrant, growing community with good amenities, a ?hometown? feel, and a stable business economy. Major companies, including Motorola, American Express and Kaplan University, are based in Plantation.

Commuters in Plantation drive major area Interstates (I-75, I-95, I-595); U.S. Highways 1, 27 and 441; and the Florida Turnpike. They also take advantage of Broward County Transit bus lines, Tri-Rail commuter trains and Fort Lauderdale?s Sun Trolley. Biking is also an option here. The two closest major airports are Miami International Airport (MIA), which is about 40 minutes away, and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), which is about 20 minutes away.

Renting in Plantation, FL

Apartments for rent in Plantation carry the same average cost of other Miami/Fort Lauderdale suburbs. The cost of living is reasonable, so renters are able to enjoy more square footage without the burden of higher big-city costs.

Plantation Attractions

Collier-Seminole State Park Royal Palm Hammock Trail. (Photo courtesy of Miguel Vieira)

The Royal palms on Collier-Seminole State Park's Royal Palm Hammock Trail. (Photo courtesy of Miguel Vieira

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Facts and Demographics

Square Miles22 square miles
Population Density3,908 people per square mile
Total Population84,955 people
Per-capita Income$35,909
Median Household Income$66,740
Median Age39 years old
Percent Renters25%