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Quick Facts
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​Year Incorporated:​1915
​Area:​Total Land Area: 1,224.7 sq. miles​
Urban Area: 427.8 sq. miles
Conservation Area: 796.9 sq. miles
​Commission Districts:​9
​Municipalities:​31
​Unincorporated Area:​11.4 sq. miles (includes Tribal Land within Urban Area)
​Total County and Municipal Populations: ​1,932,212
​Largest Cities
​Ft. Lauderdale: 189,321
Pembroke Pines: 168,949
Hollywood: 151,818
​BMSD Area Population:15,375
​Projected County Population to 2045 (in millions):Projected County Population to 2045, in millions
​Population in Housholds:​1,908,906
​Number of Households:
​690,050
Race and Ethnicity of Residents:​                        ​Race and Ethnicity of Residents
​Residents by Place of Birth:                        ​Residents by Place of Birth
​Average Household Size:​2.77
​Number of Families:​440,676
​Residents by Age:                        ​Residents by Age
​Household and Family Types:Household and Family Types
​Residents in Labor Force:​1,054,173
​Unemployment Rate:​2.8%
​Number of Businesses (Firms):
​61,995
​Number of Jobs in the County:
718,985
​Median Household Income:
​$59,547
​Median Family Income:
​$71,206
​Per Capita Income:​$32,909
​Businesses and Employment by Industry: Business and Employment by Industry


​Residents by Occupation:                       ​Residents by Occupation
​Education Attainment of Residents:                       ​Education Attainment of Residents
​Housing Units:​823,499
​Seasonal Units:​75,478
​Median Sales Price of a Single Family Home:​$415,000
​Housing Units by Type:














   
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Data Sour​​​​ces [top]

  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. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B01003 & Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) Florida Estimates of Population 2020
  7. Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) Florida Estimates of Population 2020
  8. Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) Florida Estimates of Population 2020 and BEBR Population Projections by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin for Florida and Its Counties, 2020-2045, With Estimates for 2019
  9. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B11002
  10. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table S1101
  11. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B03002
  12. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B05002
  13. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table S1101
  14. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table S1101
  15. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B01001
  16. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Tables B11001 & DP02
  17. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Data by County, Not Seasonally Adjusted, September 2019 - October 2020
  18. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Labor Force Data by County, Not Seasonally Adjusted, September 2019 - October 2020
  19. County Business Patterns, 2018, Table CB1800CBP
  20. County Business Patterns, 2018, Table CB1800CBP
  21. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B19013
  22. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B19113
  23. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B19301
  24. County Business Patterns, 2018, Table CB1800CBP
  25. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table DP03
  26. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table DP02
  27. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B25001
  28. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B25004
  29. Florida Realtors®; Broward, Palm Beach, and St. Lucie Realtors; Broward County Market Snapshot, October 2020
  30. 2015-2019 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B25024