30 Quick Facts
1. Year Incorporated

1915

2. Area
 

Total Land Area
1,224.7 sq. mi.​​
Planning Area
427.8 sq. mi.
Conservation Area
796.9 sq. mi.​
 
3. Commission Districts

9
  
4. Municipalities
 
31

5. Unincorporated Area
 
11.4 sq. mi.
 
6. Total County Population
 
1,854,513
 
Largest Cities (By Population* 2016)
 
Fort Lauderdale
176,747
Pembroke Pines
161,799
Hollywood
146,155

 
*includes inmate population
 
7. Broward Municipal Services District Unincorporated Area Population

 14,759
 
8. Projected County Population to 2040 (in millions)
 


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9. Population in Households
 
1,826,966
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10. Number of Households

670,284

11. Race and Ethnicity of Residents
 
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12. Residents by Place of Birth
 
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13. Average Household Size
 
2.73

14. Number of Families

425,680 
 
15. Residents by Age
 
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16. Household and Family Types
 

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17. Residents in Labor Force
 
1,023,225
 
18. Unemployment Rate
 
4.6%
 
19. Number of Businesses (Firms)
 
58,549
 
20. Number of Jobs in Broward County
 
647,907
 
21. Median Household Income
 
$51,968
 
22. Median Family Income
 
$61,809
 
23. Per Capita Income
 
$28,381
 
24. Businesses and Employment by Industry
  
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25. Residents by Occupation
 
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26. Educational Attainment of Residents
 
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27. Housing Units
 
814,454
 
28. Seasonal Units
 
77,751
 
29. Median Sales Price of Single Family Home
 
$320,000
 
30. Housing Units by Type​
 
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Sources
 
1: Broward County Library
2,4-5: Broward County Planning and Development Management Division 
3: Broward County Board of County Commissioners
6-72016 Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR)
8: University of Florida, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, Population Program, Florida Population Studies
9-16; 21-23; 25-28 & 30: 2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates 
17-18: Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2016 (November preliminary)
19-20,24: County Business Patterns, 2014
29: Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors® (GFLR), December 2016
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