Margate Real Estate , Demographics, and Information

About Margate, FL

Springing from the roots of a farming hamlet, Margate has blossomed since its founding in 1959 into a progressive, full-service city. The mix of residents in this comfortable residential environment includes families, professionals, and retirees. The wide spectrum of community members reinforces Margate's reputation as being an ideal place to live, raise a family, or work. Margate boasts its own marina, 19 parks, and the Margate Sports Complex-a premier 12-acre, $1.9 million facility. Margate residents enjoy a relatively low tax rate, affordable housing, and a municipal complex featuring state-of-the-art facilities and programs for all ages. Children receive a quality education at local schools, and reputable institutions of higher learning are in close proximity. The beach is only a 15-minute drive from home, and Margate is one of several communities to house its own marina. A wide range of goods and services are offered through a number of local retailers. As one of the hubs of the Gold Coast, Margate is 35 miles north of Miami. Fort Lauderdale or Pompano and Deerfield Beaches are only minutes away.

Margate Real Estate

Homes in Margate listed for sale range in square footage from around 540 square feet to over 2,754 square feet and in price from approximately $50,000 to $7,000,000. Listed below is all Margate real estate for sale in Broward County by Skilled Real Estate as well as all other Real Estate Brokers who participate in the local MLS.

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Whether you are looking to sell your Margate home, purchase a Margate home, or rent a home in Margate or one of many other great Broward County communities. Please reach out to Sean Ford at at 305.788.3673, or send him an email at [email protected] or one of our Margate market experts if you have any questions or would like assistance seeing any Margate homes for sale.

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Margate Demographics and Information


Population Insight -  

Total Population
Median Age
Population Density(People/sq mile)
Population Change(Since 2000)
Population Change(Since 2010)

Population by Gender

Population by Age Group

Education Level

Source: ATTOM Data Solutions

Household Insight -  

Total Households
Households with Children
Avg Home Value
Avg Year Built
Avg Residency


Marital Status

Households with Children

The cost of living is the national average.

Source: ATTOM Data Solutions

Market Insight -  

Median List Price
Median Days On Market
Home Size(sq ft)
Lot Size(sq ft)
List Price per SqFt

Source: ATTOM Data Solutions

Employment Insight -  

Avg Income
Median Income


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Frequestly Asked Questions about Margate

  • What is the Real Estate Market like in Margate?
  • Over the past year, the median list price in Margate was $352,088 for a 1,282 sq ft home, which works out to approx $251 per sq ft.
  • How quickly do homes sell for in Margate?
  • Average Days On Market for home in Margate is 56 days.
  • Where can I find a Real Estate Agent in Margate?
  • Call Skilled Real Estate, your local real estate team, at 954-998-3673. Our Margate real estate agents are here to help and you will be set up with an agent who specializes in the Margate housing market.
  • What is the population of Margate?
  • The population of Margate is 59,961 with approximately 6,772 people per sq mile.
  • How fast is Margate growing?
  • The population of Margate has changed 12% since 2010 and 13% since 2000.
  • How many homes are in Margate?
  • There are approximately 24,267 homes in Margate, 26% with children. The average Margate home was built in 1982 and is worth $275,747 while the average residency is 15 years.
  • What is the weather like in Margate?
  • Margate has approximately 133 days of rain per year, which provides about 61 inches of rain annually. The average low temperature is 66 degrees and the average high temperature is 84 degrees.
  • What is the cost of living in Margate?
  • The cost of living in Margate is 4% below the national average.
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