Lauderdale Lakes, officially the City of Lauderdale Lakes, is a city in Broward County, Florida. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city's population was 32,593. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is home to 5,564,635 people.HistoryThe city of Lauderdale Lakes was incorporated on June 22, 1961, and was originally popular as a retirement area for Northeasterners, notably New Yorkers who were Jewish. As the population in Broward County steadily moved westward and its early residents died toward the end of the 20th century, Lauderdale Lakes became a predominantly Caribbean and African American community.GeographyLauderdale Lakes is located at. The city is located in central Broward County. It is bordered by the city of Tamarac on its north, by the city of Lauderhill on its west and south, by the city of Oakland Park on its east, and by the city of Fort Lauderdale on its southeast.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 3.64 square miles (9.43 km2). 3.59 square miles (9.30 km2) of it is land and.05 square miles (0.13 km2) of it (1.37%) is water.