Tarpon River, Fort Lauderdale, FL

Tarpon River Neighborhood Guide Fort Lauderdale, FL

About

Tarpon River is a charming community nestled in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It’s known for its vibrant and diverse community, tree-lined streets, and proximity to downtown Fort Lauderdale. Nearby key highways include I-95 and I-595, making commuting hassle-free. You can also find the historic Stranahan House Museum and picturesque Riverwalk park in close proximity to this neighborhood.

What You Will Love about Tarpon River, Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • You will love the neighborhood’s quiet, tree-lined streets that contrast the hustle and bustle of downtown Fort Lauderdale, which is just a stone's throw away.
  • For those who love nature and outdoors, the proximity of parks like Riverwalk and Cooley's Landing Marina provide numerous recreational options.
  • Its easy access to I-95 and I-595 highways facilitates convenient transportation and commuting.

What’s Nearby

Tarpon River is near some of Fort Lauderdale's most popular attractions. It's a short distance away from downtown, where you can find upscale restaurants, trendy boutiques, and thriving nightlife. The historic Stranahan House Museum and Hugh Taylor Birch State Park are also nearby, providing ample opportunities for exploration and recreation.

Lifestyle

Life in Tarpon River offers the perfect balance between city living and suburban tranquility. The neighborhood is known for its friendly community, and the diverse range of activities available cater to everyone from nature lovers to city dwellers. Despite its close proximity to the city, Tarpon River maintains a peaceful, small-town feel with its lush green spaces and pedestrian-friendly streets.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 206 restaurants, 22 grocery stores, and 35 parks within a mile of the Tarpon River neighborhood.

  • GROCERY
    Publix

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    605 S Andrews Ave

  • GROCERY
    Craft Beer Cartel

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Beer Store, Grocery Store

    0.5 miles

    557 SW 12th Ave

  • GROCERY
    Sala Food AMC

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.6 miles

    1029 W Las Olas Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Criswell Farm & Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Farmers Market, Grocery Store

    0.7 miles

    24 NW 6th Ave

  • GROCERY
    Las Olas Sunday Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.8 miles

    333 E Las Olas Blvd

  • GROCERY
    Midway Food Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    106 NW 11th Ave

Tarpon River Apartments and Rentals

190 Rental properties in Tarpon River, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

  • Camden Las Olas property

    $1,989+

    Camden Las Olas

    Studio–3 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    668–1520 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 308 Southwest 14th Court property

    $3,200

    308 Southwest 14th Court

    3 Beds • 1 Bath

    1403 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 816 SE 8th St #REAR property

    $1,900

    816 SE 8th St #REAR

    Studio • 1 Bath

    500 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 721 SE 12th Ct #3 property

    $4,300

    721 SE 12th Ct #3

    3 Beds • 3 Baths

    2055 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 702 N Rio Vista Blvd property

    $12,000

    702 N Rio Vista Blvd

    4 Beds • 3 Baths

    3316 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 704 SE 6th St property

    $14,000

    704 SE 6th St

    4 Beds • 4 Baths

    3236 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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CategoryCompare to State Avg.Compare to National Avg.
housing
55.1%
57.4%
utilities
7.4%
3.9%
food
6%
5.5%
transportation
4.6%
1.2%
healthcare
1.2%
6.1%

Tarpon River Demographics

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Tarpon River Reviews

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  • Busy Streets

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Area Has Kids Play Outside

    Yes

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Noise Late At Night

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Area Has Litter

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Mostly Older Buildings

    No

    Say 1 of 1 renters

  • Near Downtown

    Yes

    Say 1 of 1 renters

Tarpon River Transportation

walk bike and transit

Somewhat Walkable

64/100
Walk Score®
The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Bikeable

65/100
Bike Score®

Some Transit

47/100
1 train stop, 3 other stops

Yachtronics

Other

626 SW 4th Ave

Olympian Fitness

Train Stop

528 SW Flagler Ave

Sun Trolley

Other

305 S Andrews Ave

Source: foursquare.com

Tarpon River Schools

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