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30 Quick Facts About Broward County

Updated March 2013

PLACE:
#1 Year Incorporated 1915
#2 Total Land Area: 1,228.0 sq. miles
  Planning Area: 431.4 sq. miles
  Conservation Area: 796.6 sq. miles
#3 Commission Districts 9
#4 Municipalities 31
#5 Unincorporated Area 12.4 sq. miles
#6 TOTAL County Population (2012) 1,771,099
Largest Cities (By Population*, 2012):
  Fort Lauderdale: 168,615
  Pembroke Pines: 155,239
  Hollywood: 142,374
*Includes inmate population
#7 Unincorporated Area Population (2011):  15,876
#8 Projected County Population to 2040:
Projected County Population from 2000-2040
PEOPLE:
#9 Population in Households: 1,724,852
#10 Number of Households: 665,037
#11 Race and Ethnicity of Broward Residents:
 Race and Ethnicity of Broward Residents
*Item #11 uses data from the 2007-2011 ACS; the chart on the right uses the Decennial Census data for comparison purposes
White, Black and Hispanic Population Count 2000-2010
 
#12 Broward Residents by Place of Birth:
Broward Residents by Place of Birth
#13 Average Household Size 2.59
#14 Number of Families 417,862
#15 Age of Broward Residents:
Age of Broward Residents
#16 Household and Family Types in Broward:
Household and Family Types in Broward
ECONOMY:
#17 Residents in Labor Force (December 2012) 993,108
#18 Unemployment Rate (December 2012) 6.7
#19 Number of Businesses (Firms) 55,541
#20 Number of Jobs in the County 593,373
#21 Median Household Income $51,782
#22 Median Family Income $62,852
#23 Per Capita Income $28,720
#24 Businesses and Employment Broward by Industry:

JOBS:
Jobs

FIRMS:
Firms

#25 Broward Residents by Occupation
  (Employed civilian population 16 years and over)
Broward Residents by Occupation
#26 Educational Attainment
  (Population 25 years and over)
Educational attainment chart
#27 Housing Units: 809,226
#28 Seasonal Units: 66,247
#29 Median Sales Price (single family home) $230,000
#30 Housing Units by Type:
Housing Units by Type
DATA SOURCES:
#1 Planning and Environmental Regulation Division
#2 Planning and Environmental Regulation Division
#3 Planning and Environmental Regulation Division
#4 Planning and Environmental Regulation Division
#5 Planning and Environmental Regulation Division
#6 2012 BEBR (Bureau of Economic and Business Research)
#7 2012 BEBR (Bureau of Economic and Business Research)
#8 2000-2010 Census, B2015-2040 BEBR (Bureau of Economic and Business Research, 2012)
#9 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#10 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#11 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates & 2010 Census
#12 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#13 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#14 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#15 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#16 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#17 Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012 (December preliminary)
#18 Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012 (December preliminary)
#19 County Business Patterns, 2010
#20 County Business Patterns, 2010
#21 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#22 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#23 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#24 County Business Patterns, 2010
#25 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#26 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#27 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#28 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
#29 Greater Fort Lauderdale Realtors® (GFLR), December 2013
#30 2007-2011 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates

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