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Margate

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Margate is a city in Broward County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the city had a population of 53,284. It is part of the Miami–Fort Lauderdale–Pompano Beach Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is home to 5,564,635 people.Margate was founded in the 1950s, when much of it was still either part of the Everglades or farmland. It then became a town in 1955, when land development became prominent due to an influx of people moving to Margate. In 1961, it was officially incorporated as a city. The name of the city itself is a portmanteau of the first three letters of the founder's last name, Jack Marqusee, and the first four letters of gateway, since it was considered a "gateway" to western Broward County. The city also has a waterpark called Calypso Cove, and two golf courses, with one of them also tennis court as well: The Carolina Golf Club, and the Oriole Golf and Tennis Club.GeographyMargate is located at., and it is seven and one-half miles from the Atlantic Ocean.According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 8.98sqmi, of which 8.81sqmi is land and 0.17sqmi is water (1.89%).DemographicsAs of 2010, there were 24,863 households, with 13.6% being vacant. In 2000, there were 22,714 households out of which 25.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.1% were married couples living together, 10.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 30.8% of all households were made up of individuals and 18.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.95.
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