Margate, Florida

Margate is a vibrant city located in northern-central Broward County. It was founded in 1955 by Jack Marquese who had a vision of creating a retirement community. The name of the city is a contraction of Mr. Marquese's name and “gate,” alluding to the city as a gateway to western Broward County. The city was incorporated in 1961 and was originally designed to be home to 35,000 people. Today it has far exceeded that amount with a population of approximately 56,000 residents and growing.

The city consists of 8.98 square miles with 11 constituent neighborhoods. The median household income is approximately $39,000 and the median family income is approximately $48,000. About 8.5 % of residents live below the poverty level and the unemployment rate is at 6.3%. The area is racially and ethnically diverse and the main languages spoken are English, Spanish, French Creole, French and Italian. Margate has a large Colombian population totaling 22% of its residents. Twenty-five percent of its residents are foreign born.

Home to a mixed workforce of white and blue-collar workers, Margate has approximately 84% of its adult population holding a high school diploma. Twenty-two percent of residents have a B.S. degree or higher. The foremost occupations are professionals, sales reps, office workers, supervisors, distributors, mechanics and installers, retail and service providers. Margate has a very high amount of math and computer workers, with a rating of 95% compared to the rest of the U.S.

This wonderful city has already celebrated its 50th birthday and now it is in the process of redevelopment. Among its renewal efforts is the vision to retain the city's hometown charm along with a commitment to continue serving the community and its residents.

Have You Been Arrested in Margate? Call Criminal Lawyer Roger P. Foley Today!

Margate rates 30 on the crime index, with 100 being the safest. The top crimes committed are property crimes with 1,113 annual cases reported, burglary at 309 cases, violent crimes at 144 cases, theft at 143 cases, assault at 93 cases, motor vehicle theft at 61 cases, robbery at 42 cases, rape at 6 cases and murder at 3 cases. Your chance of becoming a victim in Margate, Florida is 1 in 383 people, whereas in the State of Florida it stands at 1 in 205.

Have you been charged with a crime in Margate, Florida? If your answer is yes then you will need immediate legal counsel. Our lawyers are savvy and experienced with property crime cases in Margate, such as theft, burglary, motor vehicle crimes and more. Depending on the specific circumstances surrounding your arrest and case, we will discuss which legal options are in your best interest. Our goal is to have the charges lessened or dismissed altogether.

The attorneys at The Law Offices of Roger P. Foley are experienced professionals who can easily navigate the court system on your behalf. We will protect your rights and fight to destroy all accusations against you. Call The Law Offices of Roger P. Foley today at 561-746-7076 to discuss your Margate arrest and pending legal case.

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