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
 
1,873,970
 
Largest Cities (By Population* 2017)
 
Fort Lauderdale
179,063
Pembroke Pines
163,109
Hollywood
147,212

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

 
 15,006
 
8. Projected County Population to 2040 (in millions)
 
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9. Population in Households
 
1,847,121
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10. Number of Households

 
672,988

 
11. Race and Ethnicity of Residents
 




   
12. Residents by Place of Birth
 
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13. Average Household Size
 
2.74

 
14. Number of Families

 
430,122 
 
15. Residents by Age
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16. Household and Family Types
 
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17. Residents in Labor Force
 
1,034,911
 
18. Unemployment Rate
 
3.3%
 
19. Number of Businesses (Firms)
 
59,516
 
20. Number of Jobs in Broward County
 
675,441
 
21. Median Household Income
 
$52,954
 
22. Median Family Income
 
$62,987
 
23. Per Capita Income
 
$28,987
 
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
 
 
 
816,886
 
 
 
28. Seasonal Units
 
 
 
79,823
 
 
 
29. Median Sales Price of Single Family Home
 
 
 
$335,500
 
 
 
30. Housing Units by Type​
 
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Data Sources

  1. Broward County Library
  2. Broward County Planning and Development Management Division
  3. Broward County Board of County Commissioners
  4. Broward County Planning and Development Management Division
  5. Broward County Planning and Development Management Division
  6. 2017 BEBR (Bureau of Economic and Business Research)
  7. 2017 BEBR (Bureau of Economic and Business Research)
  8. University of Florida, Bureau of Economics and Business Research, Population Program, Florida Population Studies, Estimates for 2016
  9. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  10. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  11. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  12. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  13. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  14. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  15. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  16. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  17. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017 (October preliminary)
  18. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2017 (October preliminary)
  19. County of Business Patterns, 2015
  20. County of Business Patterns, 2015
  21. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  22. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  23. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  24. County of Business Patterns, 2015
  25. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  26. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  27. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  28. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates
  29. Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors (GFLR), Local Market Update, October 2017
  30. 2012-2016 American Communuty Survey 5-Year Estimates