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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. 2012 cost of living index in Broward County: 110.9 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (29.7%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (15.8%), Educational,health and social services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 70%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 27%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Broward County, Florida:


Median resident age:  39.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years

Males: 846,571  (44.8%)
Females: 901,495  (55.2%)

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Broward County,FL real estate house value trend



Average household size:
Broward County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,844 ($41,691 in 1999)
This county:

$48844
Florida:

$44736

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $999 (lower quartile is $801, upper quartile is $1,294)
This county:

$999
State:

$802


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $210,000 (it was $102,800 in 2000)
Broward County:

$210,000
Florida:

$182,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $120,600 - $331,700

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $338,843
Here:

$338,843
State:

$275,879

Townhouses or other attached units: $194,315
Here:

$194,315
State:

$195,815

In 2-unit structures: $185,215
Here:

$185,215
State:

$200,248

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $153,912
Here:

$153,912
State:

$172,083

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $155,963
Here:

$155,963
State:

$221,364

Mobile homes: $51,122
Here:

$51,122
State:

$43,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $23,649
Here:

$23,649
State:

$47,032
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,872
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $554

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):


Broward County, FL map from a distance

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:

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2004 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2009: $2,826 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2009: $1,509 (0.9%)


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 2009: 12.9%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for other race residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2009: 12.9%
Broward County:

12.9%
Florida:

14.9%
(9.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.4% for Black residents, 12.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 14.7% for other race residents)

Median age of residents in 2010: 39 years old
(Males: 38 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 44 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 36 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 34 years old, Other race residents: 31 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.


Local government website: www.co.broward.fl.us

Click to draw/clear Broward County borders

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 .

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


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:

81.6% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage



Religion statistics:

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 45.85%
Here45.8%
USA50.2%
Total adherents: 744,145
Total congregations: 583

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church in America
Adherents341,773 (45.9%)213,000 (28.6%)57,974 (7.8%)18,660 (2.5%)12,471 (1.7%)
Congregations50 (8.6%)59 (10.1%)67 (11.5%)25 (4.3%)12 (2.1%)
NameAssemblies of GodSeventh-Day Adventist ChurchEpiscopal ChurchMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents12,260 (1.6%)7,954 (1.1%)6,928 (0.9%)6,689 (0.9%)66,436 (8.9%)
Congregations38 (6.5%)28 (4.8%)16 (2.7%)5 (0.9%)283 (48.5%)
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Religions in Broward County - Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood, Pembroke Pines, Coral Springs, Sunrise

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 359
This county:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
Broward County:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 268
Broward County:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 391
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 1,399
Broward County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Here:

20.6%
Florida:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Broward County:

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 slightly above Florida state average. It is 2.5 times above 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 below Florida state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)

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: 11, Fires: 3, Floods: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers


Most common industries in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Public administration (4%)
Most common occupations in 2009 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Top executives (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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




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





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:

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


Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2005 was $55,276.

6.87% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($46,725 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Florida average:

8.71%


0.16% of residents moved from foreign countries ($811 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.16%
Florida average:

0.22%

3.60% relocated from other counties in Florida ($21,688 average AGI)
3.11% relocated from other states ($24,226 average AGI)
Broward County:

3.11%
Florida average:

4.24%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  2.04% ($40,863 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.73% ($43,692)
from Queens County, NY  0.14% ($37,456)
from Orange County, FL  0.13% ($34,050)
from Kings County, NY  0.11% ($35,557)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.08% ($39,699)
from Nassau County, NY  0.07% ($56,806)


7.59% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($45,952 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.59%
Florida average:

7.73%


0.09% of residents moved to foreign countries ($554 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.09%
Florida average:

0.12%

4.54% relocated to other counties in Florida ($25,921 average AGI)
2.96% relocated to other states ($19,478 average AGI)
Broward County:

2.96%
Florida average:

3.31%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.32% ($36,908 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  1.08% ($51,198)
to St. Lucie County, FL  0.24% ($40,883)
to Orange County, FL  0.20% ($34,607)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.14% ($43,950)
to Lee County, FL  0.14% ($41,000)
to Brevard County, FL  0.11% ($43,051)

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

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 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 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.

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

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 (Noninst.)


Expenditure Revenue Debt

Broward County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:


Broward County government finances - Revenue in 2006:


Broward County government finances - Debt in 2006:


Broward County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:


Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:



Broward County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1991
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Broward County Fatal accident statistics for 1992 - 2009
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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999
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
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 2002 2001 2000 1999

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 Fitness5JoS. A. Bank4
7-Eleven54Johnny Rockets1
ALDO2Jones New York33
AMF Bowling2Journeys3
AT&T34KFC31
Abercrombie & Fitch1Kincaid1
Abercrombie Kids1Kmart6
Ace Hardware8Kohl's4
Aeropostale2LA Fitness15
Albertsons1La Quinta13
American Eagle Outfitters2La-Z-Boy2
Ann Taylor3Lane Bryant4
Apple Store1Lane Furniture11
Applebee's6LensCrafters8
Arby's8Little Caesars Pizza19
Ashley Furniture1Long John Silver's3
AutoZone10Lowe's6
Avenue6Macy's6
BMW3MainStay1
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Marriott15
Bakers2Marshalls8
Bally Total Fitness4MasterBrand Cabinets64
Banana Republic3McDonald's72
Baskin-Robbins19Men's Wearhouse6
Bath & Body Works9Motel 62
Bebe2Motherhood Maternity8
Bed Bath & Beyond6New Balance26
Ben & Jerry's2New York & Co4
Bentleymotors.Com1Nike90
Best Western4Office Depot20
Blockbuster26OfficeMax8
Brookstone2Old Navy5
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Olive Garden4
Budget Car Rental9Outback5
Burger King42Outback Steakhouse5
Buybuy BABY2Pac Sun3
CVS58Panda Express3
Cache3Panera Bread8
CarMax2Papa John's Pizza10
Casual Male XL3Payless30
Charlotte Russe3Penske12
Chick-Fil-A6PetSmart4
Chico's4Pier 1 Imports5
Chipotle6Pizza Hut20
Chuck E. Cheese's2Popeyes6
Church's Chicken3Publix Super Markets79
Cinnabon 1Quality2
Cold Stone Creamery11Quiznos19
Coldwater Creek3RadioShack29
Comfort Inn3Ramada3
Comfort Suites3Red Lobster5
Costco3Red Roof Inn1
Cracker Barrel2Rodeway Inn1
Crate & Barrel1Rooms To Go7
Crossland Economy Studios1Ruby Tuesday6
Curves5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing2
DHL53SAS Shoes2
Dairy Queen18Sam's Club2
Days Inn3Sears15
Decora Cabinetry12Sephora3
Dennys15Sleep Inn1
Domino's Pizza20Soma Intimates3
DressBarn3Spencer Gifts2
Dunkin Donuts78Sprint Nextel19
Econo Lodge1Staples10
Ethan Allen2Starbucks48
Express3Steak 'n Shake3
Extended Stay America3Studio 61
Extended Stay Deluxe2Subway78
Famous Footwear3Super 82
Fashion Bug2T-Mobile50
FedEx265T.G.I. Driday's6
Finish Line4T.J.Maxx6
Firestone Complete Auto Care13Taco Bell23
Foot Locker10Talbots3
Forever 212Target11
Fredericks Of Hollywood1The Athlete's Foot1
GNC30The Cheesecake Factory2
GameStop30The Limited1
Gap3The Room Place2
Goodwill6Tire Kingdom18
Gymboree2Toys"R"Us7
H&R Block41Travelodge2
Haagen-Dazs2True Value2
Haworth1U-Haul84
Hawthorn1UPS251
Holiday Inn6Vans11
Hollister Co.2Verizon Wireless13
Home Depot16Victoria's Secret4
HomeTown Buffet2Waffle House3
Homestead Studio Suites2Walgreens55
Hot Topic3Walmart17
Hyatt3Westin2
IHOP20Wet Seal2
InTown Suites1Whole Foods Market3
J.Crew1Wingate1
JCPenney4World Gym1
Jamba Juice6YMCA6
Jimmy John's10
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