Broward County, Florida (FL)

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County population in 2012: 1,815,137 (100% urban, 0% rural); it was 1,623,018 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 333,521
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 123,211
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 454,625
Renter-occupied apartments: 229,315 (it was 199,820 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 1205 sq. mi.

Water area: 114.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 1477 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Broward County: 111.4 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (31.0%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (14.4%), Retail trade (10.2%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 74%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 22%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Broward County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (43.5%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (25.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (25.1%)
  • Asian alone (3.2%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
  • Some other race alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  39.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 846,571  (44.8%)
Females: 901,495  (55.2%)

Broward County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Broward County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $50,446 ($41,691 in 1999)

This county:

$50446
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $1,031 (lower quartile is $822, upper quartile is $1,349)
This county:

$1031
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $181,000 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Broward:

$181,000
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $96,500 - $314,500

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $296,468
Here:

$296,468
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $158,684
Here:

$158,684
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $154,409
Here:

$154,409
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $133,064
Here:

$133,064
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $142,856
Here:

$142,856
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $52,810
Here:

$52,810
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $17,434
Here:

$17,434
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,676
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $548

Institutionalized population: 10,931

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Broward County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
75.1% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
44.2% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
83.8% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.7% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 187 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 152 pounds. This is about average.
12.4% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 9160 buildings, average cost: $139,600
  • 2001: 8275 buildings, average cost: $140,100
  • 2002: 5705 buildings, average cost: $151,500
  • 2003: 3880 buildings, average cost: $175,000
  • 2004: 4784 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2005: 3609 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2006: 3550 buildings, average cost: $175,500
  • 2007: 1754 buildings, average cost: $162,000
  • 2008: 908 buildings, average cost: $216,700
  • 2009: 563 buildings, average cost: $241,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,635 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,500 (1.1%)

Broward County household income distribution in 2009 Broward County home values distribution Broward County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.1% for American Indian residents, 25.5% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.7% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.1%
Broward County:

15.1%
Florida:

17.0%
(11.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.1% for Black residents, 15.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.3% for American Indian residents, 30.4% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 15.7% for other race residents, 10.6% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 40 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 41 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 49 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 31 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 35 years old, Other race residents: 34 years old)

Area name: Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Broward County is $752 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $911 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $1205 a month.

Cities in this county include: Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Coral Springs, Sunrise, Plantation, Pompano Beach, Davie, Miramar, Deerfield Beach.

Broward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
33004Dania10301010
33009Hallandale601010
33019Hollywood176----
33020Hollywood1405050
33021Hollywood47349----
33023Hollywood3401010
33024Hollywood5694040
33025Hollywood189321010
33026Hollywood1082----
33027Hollywood4427----
33028Hollywood333----
33029Hollywood620----
33060Pompano Beach2207070
33062Pompano Beach5003030
33063Pompano Beach27847----
33064Pompano Beach520----
33065Pompano Beach18410----
33066Pompano Beach3631----
33067Pompano Beach45031----
33068Pompano Beach25317----
33069Pompano Beach648181010
33071Pompano Beach2813----
33073Pompano Beach17649----
33076Pompano Beach18143----
33301Fort Lauderdale3601010
33304Fort Lauderdale2307070
33305Fort Lauderdale220----
33306Fort Lauderdale140----
33308Fort Lauderdale710----
33309Fort Lauderdale2931010
33310Fort Lauderdale10----
33311Fort Lauderdale130130130
33312Fort Lauderdale3204040
33313Fort Lauderdale52105050
33314Fort Lauderdale801010
33315Fort Lauderdale1001010
33316Fort Lauderdale350----
33317Fort Lauderdale6321010
33319Fort Lauderdale205141010
33321Fort Lauderdale207602020
33322Fort Lauderdale1446----
33323Fort Lauderdale12321010
33324Fort Lauderdale81049----
33325Fort Lauderdale570----
33326Fort Lauderdale2383----
33327Fort Lauderdale412----
33328Fort Lauderdale127522020
33330Fort Lauderdale440----
33331Fort Lauderdale500----
33332Fort Lauderdale410----
33334Fort Lauderdale1803030
33351Fort Lauderdale11524----
33441Deerfield Beach4003030
33442Deerfield Beach5042----

2005 air pollution in Broward County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.008 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.089 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.063 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 19 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 59 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.002 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.009 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Broward County: South Florida Water District Pumping Station Number 8 (A), Pumping Station Number 8 (B), Hallandale Fire Station (C), Broward County Sheriffs Office Department of Fire Rescue and Emergency Services Station 106 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: Gator Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Broward County include: Everglades Wildlife Management Area Conservation Area Number 2A (1), Everglades Wildlife Management Area Conservation Area 3A (2), Everglades Wildlife Management Area Conservation Area Number 2B (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Collier County , Hendry County , Miami-Dade County , Palm Beach County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.3%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 88,536
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.5%

Number of foreign born residents: 410,387 (45% naturalized citizens)

Broward County:

25.3%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 96,962
  • 1990 to 1994: 70,898
  • 1985 to 1989: 58,225
  • 1980 to 1984: 52,990
  • 1975 to 1979: 30,286
  • 1970 to 1974: 25,018
  • 1970 to 1974: 25,364
  • 1965 to 1969: 50,644

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 76.1%

Broward County marital status for males Broward County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Broward County with a mortgage: 243,814 (28,412 second mortgage, 23,117 home equity loan, 795 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 54,911

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Broward County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,32447
Evangelical Protestant221,258701
Other63,064143
Mainline Protestant53,41288
Black Protestant17,86645
Orthodox5,64816
None1,106,494-
Broward County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 359
Broward County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Here:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 268
This county:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 391
Broward County:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,399
This county:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Broward County:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Broward County:

20.6%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.0%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Broward County:

Average size of farms: 48 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $100,455
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $10170.17
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 72.40%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 10.13%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $91,156
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 18.47%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 80.00%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $30,471
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 61.54%
Average age of principal farm operators: 54 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 21.97
Vegetables: 823 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 669 acres

Tornado activity:

Broward County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 2465896.6 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused one fatality and 87 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 3/1/1980, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Broward County-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 398.7 miles away from Broward County center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 83.2 miles away from the county center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 343.3 miles away from the county center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 283.7 miles away from the county center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 395.4 miles away from Broward County center
On 1/12/2002 at 08:26:52, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 670.9 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Broward County (22) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 14
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 12, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Jamaica (15%)
  • Haiti (12%)
  • Cuba (8%)
  • Colombia (8%)
  • Canada (5%)
  • Brazil (4%)
  • Peru (3%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Broward County (%):

  • Italian (9%)
  • United States or American (7%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (7%)
  • Jamaican (5%)
  • English (4%)
  • Haitian (4%)

Broward County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 595,165 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 89,375 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14,435 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 84 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 356 (0%)
  • Railroad: 1,108 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 73 (0%)
  • Taxi: 992 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 1,205 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 3,406 (0%)
  • Walked: 9,680 (1%)
  • Other means: 6,155 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 21,509 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Broward County, Florida in 2000:

  • 5,644 people in nursing homes
  • 5,131 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 4,874 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 906 people in state prisons
  • 524 people in other group homes
  • 471 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 309 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 279 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 274 people in halfway houses
  • 253 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 250 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 181 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 139 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 122 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 83 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 79 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 67 people in religious group quarters
  • 61 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 54 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 51 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 49 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 47 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 39 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 29 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 24 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 18 people in federal prisons and detention centers
  • 10 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 4 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 3 people in military hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in military ships

People in group quarters in Broward County, Florida in 2010:

  • 4,261 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3,895 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,267 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,239 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 1,174 people in state prisons
  • 1,152 people in college/university student housing
  • 934 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 772 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 695 people in federal prisons
  • 563 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 260 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 189 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 148 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 138 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 100 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 60 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 34 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 11 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $50,654.

8.22% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,316 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.22%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($515 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.12%
Florida average:

0.11%

4.84% relocated from other counties in Florida ($19,162 average AGI)
3.26% relocated from other states ($17,639 average AGI)
Broward County:

3.26%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  2.59% ($31,999 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.85% ($36,392)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.18% ($30,788)
from Orange County, FL  0.18% ($29,456)
from Lee County, FL  0.09% ($31,549)
from Duval County, FL  0.08% ($28,788)
from St. Lucie County, FL  0.08% ($29,072)


7.20% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,956 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.20%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($668 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

4.68% relocated to other counties in Florida ($22,483 average AGI)
2.43% relocated to other states ($14,806 average AGI)
Broward County:

2.43%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  2.40% ($30,341 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.89% ($42,977)
to Orange County, FL  0.19% ($31,393)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.16% ($26,355)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.09% ($39,873)
to Lee County, FL  0.09% ($36,681)
to Duval County, FL  0.07% ($33,758)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.8
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 13.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Broward County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 9.2
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 8.2

Deaths per 1000 population in Broward County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 8.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 6.0

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Broward County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 244,892 (217,263 aged, 27,629 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 16%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.97
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 12941.13
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 279.680
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 40513.81

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1382.280
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 881.730
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 6.08

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 48.42
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.05

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 12.38
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 11237.605501

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 49.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 30.3
  • Cut/Pierce - 6.1
  • Suffocation - 1.8
  • Other - 10.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 125.1. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 53.2
  • Poisoning - 32.5
  • Suffocation - 23.0
  • Fall - 5.8
  • Drowning - 4.0
  • Cut/Pierce - 1.8
  • Other - 4.9

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,731,174

Size of family households: 168,039 2-persons, 106,316 3-persons, 90,600 4-persons, 41,901 5-persons, 16,391 6-persons, 11,241 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 197,539 1-person, 46,098 2-persons, 5,248 3-persons, 1,683 4-persons, 594 5-persons, 246 6-persons, 151 7-or-more-persons.

240,332 married couples with children.
100,923 single-parent households (20,481 men, 80,442 women).

71.2% of residents of Broward County speak English at home.
16.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (60% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
10.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (53% speak English very well, 26% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (73% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $8,767,967,000 ($4996 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $469,063,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $3,580,118,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $3,224,584,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $10,723,000
Federal grants: $913,174,000
Federal procurement contracts: $489,453,000 ($330,511,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $549,916,000 ($34,472,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $11,222,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $717,230,000
Federal Government insurance: $69,970,130,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 120,738
Here:

68 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 82,427
Here:

46 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +82,027
Here:

+46 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +36,632
Here:

+21 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Broward County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 258.06 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.3
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.6
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 4,969
  • 2000 to 2004: 91,751
  • 1990 to 1999: 131,208
  • 1980 to 1989: 144,446
  • 1970 to 1979: 219,360
  • 1960 to 1969: 133,934
  • 1950 to 1959: 71,487
  • 1940 to 1949: 9,169
  • 1939 or earlier: 6,317
Rooms in houses/apartments in Broward County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 2,617
  • 2 rooms: 17,506
  • 3 rooms: 49,041
  • 4 rooms: 84,787
  • 5 rooms: 96,267
  • 6 rooms: 80,688
  • 7 rooms: 59,380
  • 8 rooms: 40,019
  • 9+ rooms: 24,320
  • 1 room: 14,009
  • 2 rooms: 33,355
  • 3 rooms: 47,310
  • 4 rooms: 56,661
  • 5 rooms: 30,548
  • 6 rooms: 11,099
  • 7 rooms: 4,348
  • 8 rooms: 1,729
  • 9+ rooms: 761
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Broward County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 6,919
  • 1 bedroom: 47,286
  • 2 bedrooms: 168,802
  • 3 bedrooms: 149,600
  • 4 bedrooms: 67,238
  • 5+ bedrooms: 14,780
  • no bedroom: 17,027
  • 1 bedroom: 73,797
  • 2 bedrooms: 82,120
  • 3 bedrooms: 22,668
  • 4 bedrooms: 3,709
  • 5+ bedrooms: 499
Cars and other vehicles available in Broward County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 29,991
  • 1 vehicle: 181,501
  • 2 vehicles: 184,943
  • 3 vehicles: 45,796
  • 4 vehicles: 9,890
  • 5+ vehicles: 2,504
  • no vehicle: 31,200
  • 1 vehicle: 104,658
  • 2 vehicles: 54,142
  • 3 vehicles: 7,972
  • 4 vehicles: 1,276
  • 5+ vehicles: 572

50% of Broward County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Florida.

Broward County:

50.2%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $130,500


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Broward County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (93.1%)
  • Utility gas (3.3%)
  • No fuel used (2.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.8%)
  • Electricity (93.1%)
  • No fuel used (4.2%)
  • Utility gas (1.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 21,954
Here:

12.3%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 10,767
Here:

12.3%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 17,803
Here:

25.4%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Broward County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $82,624,000
    General - Other: $66,184,000
    Parks and Recreation: $58,106,000
    Libraries: $31,067,000
    Regular Highways: $14,890,000
    Transit Utilities: $11,886,000
    Corrections - Other: $532,000
    Local Fire Protection: $427,000
    Health - Other: $303,000
    Correctional Institutions: $286,000
    Police Protection: $37,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $330,107,000
    General - Other: $145,127,000
    Correctional Institutions: $128,665,000
    Solid Waste Management: $115,603,000
    Transit Utilities: $101,647,000
    Financial Administration: $97,925,000
    Health - Other: $81,511,000
    Air Transportation: $74,045,000
    Local Fire Protection: $71,602,000
    Parks and Recreation: $66,066,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $55,467,000
    Corrections - Other: $55,142,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $53,692,000
    Libraries: $51,942,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $45,919,000
    General Public Buildings: $31,880,000
    Central Staff Services: $30,718,000
    Sewerage: $28,568,000
    Regular Highways: $27,605,000
    Water Utilities: $25,203,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $18,668,000
    Housing and Community Development: $13,394,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $8,750,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $164,596,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Air Transportation: $22,118,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $4,822,000
    Solid Waste Management: $4,616,000
    Correctional Institutions: $3,056,000
    General - Other: $2,436,000
    Corrections - Other: $1,310,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $16,705,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $22,585,000
    Air Transportation: $14,581,000
    Libraries: $8,253,000
    General - Other: $5,042,000
    Parks and Recreation: $2,911,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,115,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,793,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $897,000
    Regular Highways: $844,000
    Correctional Institutions: $815,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $660,000
    Health - Other: $497,000
    Corrections - Other: $349,000
    Central Staff Services: $253,000
    Transit Utilities: $181,000
    Solid Waste Management: $1,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $611,576,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $8,005,000

Broward County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $227,015,000
    Air Transportation: $144,195,000
    Solid Waste Management: $120,927,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $105,858,000
    Sewerage: $51,490,000
    Parks and Recreation: $15,649,000
    Regular Highways: $7,422,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,913,000
    Parking Facilities: $1,586,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $60,858,000
    Air Transportation: $20,251,000
    Transit Utilities: $14,905,000
    Public Welfare: $13,053,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,110,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $144,295,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $110,664,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $71,005,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $12,108,000
    Special Assessments: $6,269,000
    Rents: $1,194,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $36,612,000
    Transit Utilities: $18,984,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $107,556,000
    All Other: $49,894,000
    Highways: $25,161,000
    Transit Utilities: $14,389,000
    Health and Hospitals: $5,528,000
  • Tax - Property: $780,051,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $67,560,000
    Other Selective Sales: $39,241,000
    NEC: $22,770,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $17,393,000

Broward County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,180,407,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,802,655,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,044,629,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,044,599,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $377,752,000
    Issue, Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,900,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $22,870,000

Broward County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,161,462,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $675,501,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,228,637,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Broward County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Broward County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 279 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED6,772$181,9016,654$209,64110,898$209,955468$119,68446$2,969,0652,313$182,66156$88,982
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED515$174,781865$234,0221,858$202,075191$70,5556$1,757,000325$167,41834$56,029
APPLICATIONS DENIED2,379$163,5682,802$179,03410,204$217,264877$69,06412$9,375,4171,984$162,214113$66,796
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1,177$169,0411,315$213,7394,013$215,754185$145,58910$2,513,300639$174,16920$108,050
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS542$161,050466$199,3731,481$222,95557$131,1932$280,500190$189,94213$74,154
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 248 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED487$243,95560$246,9173$230,667
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED342$241,41887$255,02315$257,133
APPLICATIONS DENIED173$225,19768$241,8827$140,429
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN64$208,70321$216,6193$282,333
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS97$222,78420$210,35011$215,182

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Broward County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9,82374.5 years
William8,41175.3 years
Joseph7,50976.7 years
Mary7,43580.0 years
Robert6,13170.8 years
James5,54371.2 years
Charles5,15275.6 years
George5,10576.5 years
Helen4,87480.5 years
Harry3,94979.7 years
Most common last names in Broward County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2,73874.5 years
Miller1,89677.0 years
Brown1,83373.6 years
Johnson1,72772.8 years
Cohen1,68880.2 years
Williams1,59370.4 years
Davis1,30974.2 years
Jones1,20972.6 years
Schwartz1,01580.5 years
Levine83879.9 years
Businesses in Broward County, FL
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness5Jimmy John's10
7-Eleven54JoS. A. Bank4
ALDI2Johnny Rockets2
ALDO4Jones New York33
AMF Bowling2Journeys4
AT&T36Justice6
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC30
Abercrombie Kids1Kincaid1
Ace Hardware8Kmart6
Advance Auto Parts32Kohl's4
Aeropostale3LA Fitness16
Albertsons1La Quinta13
American Eagle Outfitters3La-Z-Boy3
Ann Taylor4Lane Bryant5
Apple Store1Lane Furniture11
Applebee's7LensCrafters9
Arby's9Levi Strauss & Co.1
Ashley Furniture2Little Caesars Pizza18
Audi3Long John Silver's3
AutoZone10Lowe's6
Avenue6Macy's6
BMW3MainStay1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott15
Bakers2Marshalls9
Bally Total Fitness4MasterBrand Cabinets64
Banana Republic4Mazda3
Barnes & Noble5McDonald's73
Baskin-Robbins19Men's Wearhouse7
Bath & Body Works10Motel 62
Bebe2Motherhood Maternity9
Bed Bath & Beyond7New Balance28
Ben & Jerry's4New York & Co4
Bentleymotors.Com1Nike103
Best Western4Nissan4
Blockbuster26Nordstrom1
Brooks Brothers1Office Depot21
Brookstone2OfficeMax9
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Old Navy5
Budget Car Rental9Olive Garden4
Burger King41Outback5
Buybuy BABY2Outback Steakhouse5
CVS56Pac Sun4
Cache4Panda Express5
CarMax2Panera Bread9
Casual Male XL3Papa John's Pizza10
Charlotte Russe4Payless31
Chevrolet6Penske12
Chick-Fil-A7PetSmart5
Chico's5Pier 1 Imports6
Chipotle6Pizza Hut19
Chuck E. Cheese's2Plato's Closet3
Church's Chicken3Popeyes6
Cinnabon 3Pottery Barn2
Circle K1Publix Super Markets78
Clarks1Quality2
Cold Stone Creamery11Quiznos20
Coldwater Creek3RadioShack30
Comfort Inn3Ramada2
Comfort Suites3Red Lobster5
Costco3Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel2Rooms To Go8
Crate & Barrel1Ruby Tuesday6
Crossland Economy Studios1Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
Curves5SAS Shoes2
DHL53Sam's Club3
Dairy Queen19Sears15
Days Inn2Sephora3
Decora Cabinetry12Sheraton3
Dennys16Skechers USA2
Domino's Pizza20Sleep Inn1
DressBarn3Soma Intimates3
Dressbarn3Spencer Gifts3
Dunkin Donuts76Sprint Nextel21
Econo Lodge1Staples10
Ethan Allen2Starbucks51
Express4Steak 'n Shake4
Extended Stay America3Studio 61
Extended Stay Deluxe2Subaru3
Famous Footwear4Subway79
Fashion Bug2Super 82
FedEx266T-Mobile52
Finish Line5T.G.I. Driday's7
Firestone Complete Auto Care13T.J.Maxx7
Foot Locker10Taco Bell24
Ford6Talbots3
Forever 213Target12
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Athlete's Foot2
GNC31The Cheesecake Factory3
GameStop32The Limited1
Gap4The Room Place2
Goodwill6Tire Kingdom18
Gymboree3Toyota5
H&R Block40Toys"R"Us8
Haagen-Dazs3Travelodge2
Havertys Furniture1True Value2
Haworth1U-Haul83
Hawthorn1UPS255
Hilton16Value City Furniture1
Holiday Inn8Vans18
Hollister Co.2Verizon Wireless13
Home Depot17Victoria's Secret5
HomeTown Buffet2Volkswagen4
Homestead Studio Suites2Waffle House3
Honda5Walgreens53
Hot Topic4Walmart18
Hyatt3Westin3
Hyundai4Wet Seal2
IHOP20Whole Foods Market3
IZOD1Wingate1
InTown Suites1World Gym1
J.Crew2YMCA6
JCPenney5Z Gallerie2
Jamba Juice6

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