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30 Quick Facts About Broward County

Updated September 2014


1 |   Year Incorporated


1915

Source: Broward County Library

 

2 |   Area


Total Land Area

Planning Area

Conservation Area

Source: Planning and Redevelopment Division

1,230 sq. mi.

431.4 sq. mi.

799.5 sq. mi.

                                                                            

 

3 |   Commission Districts


9

Source: Broward County Board of County Commissioners


4 |   Municipalities


31

Source: Planning and Redevelopment Division



5 |   Unincorporated Area


11.6 sq. mi.

Source: Planning and Redevelopment Division


6 |   Total County Population: 2013


1,784,715


Largest Cities by Population

Fort Lauderdale: 170,065
Pembroke Pines: 155,565
Hollywood:          143,935

Source: Bureau of Economic and Business Research 2013



7 |   Unincorporated Area Population: 2013


14,699

Source: Bureau of Economic and Business Research 2013



8 |   Projected County Population to 2040 (in millions)


Projected Population

   Source: Planning and Redevelopment Division

 

9 |   Population in Households


1,745,251

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



10 |   Number of Households


665,913

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



11 |   Race and Ethnicity of Residents


Race and Ethnicity of Broward Residents

  Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

 

12 |   Residents by Place of Birth


Broward Residents by Place of Birth

  Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



13 |   Average Houshold Size


2.62

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



14 |   Number of Families


417,267

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



15 |   Residents by Age


Age of Broward Residents

  Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



16 |   Household and Family Types


Household and Family Types in Broward County

  Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



17 |   Residents in Labor Force: June 2014


1,071,430

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014



18 |   Unemployment Rate: June 2014


5.3%

Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2014



19 |   Number of Businesses: Firms


56,600

Source: U.S. Census County Business Patterns, 2012



20 |   Number of Jobs


619,069

Source: U.S. Census County Business Patterns, 2012



21 |   Median Household Income


$51,603

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



22 |   Median Family Income


$62,353

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



23 |   Per Capita Income


$28,547

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



24 |   Businesses and Employment by Industry


Jobs:

Jobs in Broward County

Firms:

Firms in Broward County

  Source: U.S. Census County Business Patterns, 2012



25 |   Residents by Occupation: Employed Civilian Population 16 Years and Over


Residents by Occupation

  Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



26 |   Educational Attainment


Educational Attainment

 

  Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



27 |   Housing Units


810,220

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



28 |   Seasonal Units


68,214

Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates



29 |   Median Sales Price: Single Family Home


$285,000

Source: Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors, July 2014



30 |   Housing Units by Type


Housing Units by Type

   Source: 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates


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