[42] Also, among West Indians, 6.33% were Haitian and 5.96% were Jamaican. As of the census of 2000, there were 1,623,018 people, 654,445 households, and 411,645 families residing in the county. Current White Population in Broward County,Florida2020, 2019 with Demographics and Stats by age and gender. The Board of County Commissioners is the legislative branch of Broward County Government. There are 485 more homeless individuals in Broward County this year than there were last year, according to the results of the annual Point-in-Time (PIT) Count. [17] Dixie Highway was also completed through Broward County in 1915. In the 1980s the Broward County Commission adopted a policy of having all populated places in the county be part of a municipality. About 8.7% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 15.3% of those under age 18 and 10.0% of those age 65 or over. In total, 36.56% of the population spoke languages other than English as their primary language. The median age was 38 years. Of foreign born residents, 77.4% were born in Latin America, 9.0% were born in Europe, 8.4% born in Asia, 3.5% in North America, 1.6% born in Africa, and 0.1% were born in Oceania. [26], On October 24, 2005, Hurricane Wilma hit South Florida leaving the entire area damaged and causing almost universal power outages. See the Schedule of Releases for more information. Labor Status, Population 16 and Over, Broward County. This opened up much of today's urban Broward County for development, first as agricultural land and later as residential. Von D. Mizell-Eula Johnson State Park, in Dania Beach, was made available, but there was no road to it until 1965. In 1916, the settlement of "Zona" was renamed Davie in recognition of Robert P. Davie, a land developer who purchased a great deal of reclaimed Everglades land. Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Estimates Program (PEP), updated annually. In 1915, Palm Beach County and Dade County contributed nearly equal portions of land to create Broward County. Broward County has voted for the Democratic candidate in most of the presidential elections in the past four decades, and has gone Democratic in every election since 1992. In the 1964 presidential election, the county supported Barry Goldwater by a 56-44 margin even as he lost in a landslide nationwide, and in the 1972 presidential election, Broward County voters strongly backed Richard Nixon over George McGovern. The inhabitants at the time of first European contact were the Tequesta people, who controlled much of southeastern Florida, including what is now Miami-Dade County, Broward County, and the southern part of Palm Beach County. 30, 2019 2.29 2.07 Wilma was the most damaging storm in Broward County since Hurricane King in 1950. Name Status County Population Census 2000-04-01 Population Census 2010-04-01 Population Estimate 2019-07-01 ; Coconut Creek: City: Broward: 43,837: 53,042: 61,248 → Cooper City In 1955, Margate and Miramar were incorporated. [20], The effects of a national recession hit the county in 1974 and the population growth finally slowed. In 1928, the Bay Mabel Harbor (now the Port Everglades channel) was opened. In 1967, Coconut Creek was incorporated. There are also five municipal public libraries in the county that are not part of the Broward County Library system: Ethel M. Gordon Oakland Park Library, Lighthouse Point Library, Helen B. Hoffman Plantation Library, Richard C. Sullivan Public Library of Wilton Manors, and Parkland Public Library. For every 100 females, there were 93.3 males. The earliest evidence of Native American settlement in the Miami region came from about 12,000 years ago. Population in Miami-Dade County, ... 2019 07:00 AM, ... Over the same period, Broward’s population grew a total of 16,789 — the lowest increase since 2011. FLL is ranked as the 19th busiest airport (in terms of passenger traffic) in the United States, as well as the nation's 14th busiest international air gateway and one of the world's 50 busiest airports. The racial makeup of the total Hispanic and Latino population in Broward County was: 65.8% White, 5.90% Native American, 2.06% Black or African American, 0.33% Asian, 0.86% Pacific Islander, 26.23% were some other race and 4.57% were from two or more races. In 2017 the airport processed 32,511,053 passengers[82] (11.3% more than 2016) including 7,183,275 international passengers (18.6% more than 2016). Silver Airways has its headquarters on the property of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport in an unincorporated area. In 1946 Dr. Fort Lauderdale is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,198,782 people in 2018. Eight years later a beach, today Dr. Line chart and table showing Population, 2019 estimate for Broward. As of the 2010 Census, there were 9,125 same sex households out of a total of 686,047 households (1.33%).[57]. Meetings can also be viewed via webcasting at www.broward.org. The Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program (PEP) produces estimates of the population for the United States, its states, counties, cities, and towns, as well as for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and its municipios (county-equivalents for Puerto Rico). 16.74% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. Most of this grid is loosely based on three primary eastern municipalities, (from South to North) Hollywood, Fort Lauderdale, and Pompano Beach. Most of these people, 84%, were awaiting trial, many only in jail because they could not afford bail. [22] In 1976, Interstate 95 was completed through Broward County. There was another boom between the 1950s and the late 1960s. Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,952,778: 2,716,940: Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 1,748,146: 2,497,993: Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11.7%: 8.8%: Population, Census, April 1, 2010: 1,748,066: 2,496,435: Age and Sex Number of employees at Broward County in year 2018 was 6244. A year before Broward became governor, Dania became the first incorporated community of what is now Broward County, followed by Pompano in 1908, and Fort Lauderdale in 1911. The top languages spoken are Spanish (26 percent), Haitian Creole (6 percent), Portuguese (2 percent), and French (1 percent). It is also Florida's seventh-largest county in terms of land area, with 1,322.8 square miles (3,426 km2). The county seat is Fort Lauderdale. There are nine apps available for download: Broward County Library (BCL WoW), Freegal Music, Hoopla, Overdrive, Libby, Axis 360, RBdigital Magazines, Rosetta Stone, and Brainfuse. [56], In 2010, 30.9% of the county's population was foreign born, with 49.2% being naturalized American citizens. Von D. 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Broward County Salaries . In 2018, Broward County, FL had a population of 1.95M people with a median age of 40.4 and a median household income of $57,278. About 9.1% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those aged 65 or over. [12] The county seat is Fort Lauderdale. Broward County is located in southeastern Florida, US. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males. In the year 1980, the US census reported over 1 million people living in Broward County. Population and Housing Unit Estimates. 2010 and 2019 population in the boundaries of 2019. As of 2018, Florida's Miami-Dade County is the most populous county in the Sunshine State, with 2,751,796 residents, representing a population growth of 10.2% since the last census.Miami-Dade is followed by Broward County(1,935,878), Palm Beach County (1,471,150), Hillsborough County (1,381,627), and Orange County (1,323,598) as the only other counties in the state with populations in … Estimates Base - The population count or estimate used as the starting point in the estimates process. Broward County began a huge development boom after its incorporation, with the first "tourist hotel", in Fort Lauderdale, opening in 1919. The timing of the release of estimates varies according to the level of geography. According to the Secretary of State's office, Democrats maintain a majority among registered voters in Broward County. The median income for a household in the county was $41,691, and the median income for a family was $50,531. Additionally, with 23 miles of beach, Broward County is a popular destination for scuba diving, snorkeling, and droves of young Spring break tourists from around the world.[80][81]. The per capita income for the county was $28,631. Broward by the Numbers JANUARY 2019 No. Von D. Mizell and black business owners petitioned the County Commission to make a county beach available to African Americans; at the time the beaches in Broward County, as elsewhere in Florida, were for whites only. This is the official Broward County Census 2020 page managed by … Broward County Schools has the sixth largest school district in the country and the second largest in the state after the Miami-Dade district. [17] It was intended to be named Everglades County, but then-Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives Ion Farris amended the bill that established the county to name it in honor of Napoleon Bonaparte Broward, governor of Florida from 1905 to 1909. [49], According to the 2010 U.S. Census,[57] Broward County is the 9th largest county with same sex households. Broward County is located in southeastern Florida, US. The County Commission is composed of nine members elected by district. 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Construction is underway on a network of recreational trails to connect cities and points of interest in the county. [39], The racial makeup of the county was 62.3% White, 17.1% Hispanic or Latino of any race, 30% Black or African American,[40] 5.07% Asian, 2.20% from two or more races, 0.66% Native American, 0.16% Pacific Islander, and 0.20% from some other race. For adults looking to learn computer skills, adult computer classes are also offered. This same year marked the opening of Broward College (then Broward Community College). Broward County's urbanized area occupies 427.8 square miles of land. Also find Broward County gender, races, age, and other demography info and rankings. Gulfstream Park also opened in Hallandale in 1939. Each year the Commission elects a mayor and vice mayor. There were 810,388 households, out of which 28.61% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.80% were married couples living together, 15.28% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.67% were non-families. 2019-01 PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION 1 BROWARD COUNTY AT A GLANCE Broward County is home to more than 1.9 million residents and welcomed upwards of 14 million visitors in 2018. Although the area has been settled since about 1400 B.C., Broward County was founded on April 30, 1915. About 11.2% of families and 14.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 19.9% of those under the age 18 and 12.6% of those aged 65 or over. In 1957, Pembroke Park was incorporated. Broward County population is 1,815,269 in 2010-2014, ranked #2 in Florida, increased 11.85% since 2000. Broward County is composed of Oolite limestone while western Broward is composed mostly of Bryozoa. The median age was 39.7 years. It can be the most recent updated Census count or the estimate for a previous date within the same vintage. Click on the "Scope and Methodology" link for details for each vintage year. 1 talking about this. As of 2010[update], Haitians made up the largest population of immigrants, with Jamaicans coming in second, Colombians in third, followed by Cuban exiled refugees in fourth place, then Peruvians, Venezuelans, Brazilians, Dominicans, Canadians, and Mexicans being the tenth highest group of expatriates. Note: Data for full- and part-time jobs is only available at the national level; these national rates (51% of full-time workers and 75% of part-time workers paid hourly) have been applied to the total county workforce … The school-aged population in Broward County has remained relatively consistent at 16 percent. In 2016, Democrat Hillary Clinton won 66.08% of the vote. A year later, developers began dredging wetlands in the county to create island communities.[17]. It voted twice for Ronald Reagan (1980, 1984) and once for George H. W. Bush (1988). Males had a median income of $36,741 versus $28,529 for females. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.7 males. [38], In the county, the population was spread out, with 21.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. LOCAL NEWS 2019-04-25 [45], As of the 2015 5-year ACS, the median income for a household in the county was $51,968, and the median income for a family was $61,809. According to the 2019 Census Bureau estimate, the county had a population of 1,952,778, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States. Resident Population - All persons who are "usually resident" in a specified geographic area. [73] When Bimini Island Air existed, its headquarters were in an unincorporated area.[74]. At its widest points, the County stretches approximately 50.3 miles east to west and approximately 27.4 miles from north to south, averaging 5 to 25 feet in elevation. Broward County’s population speaks a language other than English, and 25 percent of the county’s population is bilingual. The conservation area is 796.9 square miles and consists of wetlands. On August 24, 1992, Hurricane Andrew passed through Miami-Dade county causing $100 million in damage in Broward County and leaving at least a dozen residents homeless as a result of storm related fires. Between 2010 and 2018, Broward County’s black population climbed 22 … It is rather new geologically and at the eastern edge of the Florida Platform, a carbonate plateau created millions of years ago. The Broward County Library is one of the largest public library systems in the country, comprising 38 branch locations. The median monthly gross residential rent in Broward County FL was $1,448 in 2019 according to the Census ACS survey. Fort Lauderdale (/ ˈ l ɔː d ər d eɪ l /) is a city in the U.S. state of Florida, 25 miles (40 km) north of Miami.It is the county seat of Broward County.As of the 2019 census, the city has an estimated population of 182,437. The mayor's functions include serving as presiding officer, and as the county's official representative. 28.79% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.07% (3.31% male and 7.76% female) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. [citation needed], The Broward County Charter provides for a separation between the legislative and administrative functions of government. [43] In 2015, 32.2% of the county's population was foreign born, with 18.14% being naturalized American citizens. Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019) 1,952,778: Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019) 1,748,146: Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019) 11.7%: Population, Census, April 1, 2010: 1,748,066: Age and Sex ... Broward County Population - Florida. This change in voting tendencies can be attributed to the large migrations of middle and upper-class snowbirds and transplants from more liberal states, a growing LGBT community, liberal positions on social issues such as abortion and gun control, and naturalized U.S. citizens born in places such as Latin America, the Caribbean, Canada, Europe, and Asia. The Commission also appoints numerous advisory and regulatory boards.[64]. [15] The first inhabitants settled on the banks of the Miami River, with the main villages on the northern banks. 1925 was considered the peak of the Florida land boom with Davie, Deerfield, Floranada, and Hollywood all being incorporated. As of 2005, Broward County led the nation's metropolitan areas in new AIDS diagnoses, with a reported rate 58.4 new AIDS diagnoses per 100,000 people. [13], Broward County is one of the three counties in South Florida that make up the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,198,782 people in 2018.[14]. The average household size was 2.73 and the average family size was 3.43. 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Lauderdale, This page was last edited on 18 November 2020, at 06:10. Within developable land, Broward County has a population density of 3,740 per square mile (1,444 per square kilometer). For every 100 females, there were 93.9 males. [18] Throughout his term as governor, Broward championed Everglades drainage and was remembered for his campaign to turn the Everglades into “useful land”. In the meantime, Mizell and Eula Johnson, with supporters, deliberately violated the law on July 4, 1961, by wading into the water on Ft. Lauderdale beach. The current members of the U.S. Senate from Floridaare: To view a map of U.S. House districts in Florida and find your representative, click here. Many others were held on technical violations of probation. The per capita income for the county was $23,170. From 1916 to 1972 it voted Democratic six times and Republican in nine elections. That’s about two out of every 1,000 Broward County residents. Between 2017 and 2018 the population of Broward County, FL grew from 1.94M to 1.95M, a 0.795% increase and its median household income grew from $56,842 to $57,278, a 0.767% increase. [17] In the same year, the Seminole Tribe of Florida incorporated as a governing entity and began organizing cigarette sales, bingo and land leases that will bring millions of dollars in annual revenue in later years. They are concentrated mainly in the Pompano Beach area.[59]. Broward (County, Florida, USA) with population statistics, charts, map and location. In 2008 and 2012 approximately 67.07% of the electorate voted for Democrat Barack Obama. For high-schoolers looking to prepare themselves for college, the library offers college readiness & SAT/ACT prep courses. For every 100 females, there were 94.4 males. For the United States, the resident population includes all persons who usually reside in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, but excludes residents of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the Island areas under U.S. sovereignty or jurisdiction (principally American Samoa, Guam, United States Virgin Islands, and the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands). [21] The population subsequently experienced an 85.7% population growth which brought the population to a total of 620,100 in 1970.[21]. Information about calculating Percent Change, Crime Rates, and Clearance Rates Crime Reports for Broward County Annual Crime Report Abstracts: 2019 2018 2017 2016 2015 2014 2013 2012 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 1995 - 2019 Crime Reports available as Excel Files: Broward County Planning and Development Management Division Broward County Board of County Commissioners 2013-2017 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates, Table B01003 & Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) Florida Estimates of Population 2019 Average annual salary was $55,527 and median salary was $51,958. In 2019, Broward County Jail had an average daily population of 3,700. It may reflect changes from the Count Question Resolution program. The Tequesta Indians fished, hunted, and gathered the fruit and roots of plants for food, but did not practice any form of agriculture. The largest portion of the county is the Conservation Area that extends west to border Collier County. [61] Since many immigrants are coming from the Anglophone Caribbean, where English is spoken, the change is not as fast as the rate of immigration would suggest. FLL is classified by the US Federal Aviation Administration as a "major hub" facility serving commercial air traffic. • BROWARD HEALTH NORTH is a 409-bed hospital located in northern Broward county offering a full continuum of care featuring a comprehensive stroke center, an adult level II trauma center, a neurological institute, a joint replacem ent center, cardiovascular services, as well as general, vascular, endovascular and neurosurgery. Fort Lauderdale–Hollywood International Airport serves as the primary airport of the Broward County area. A street grid stretches throughout Broward County. According to the 2019 Census Bureau estimate, the county had a population of 1,952,778, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States. According to the 2019 Census Bureau estimate, the county had a population of 1,952,778, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States. [60] Without the implementation of the new testing campaign, the reported numbers of new diagnoses would have probably been lower. [17] In 1926, the Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation (formerly "Dania Reservation") was opened. [30] Broward is among the last areas of Florida to be created and populated with fauna and flora, mostly in the Pleistocene. [47] The per capita income for the county was $28,381. May 08, 2019 at 12:03 PM . Explanation: 2000 population in the boundaries of 2010. [83][84][85], Municipality populations are based on the 2015 5-year American Community Survey.[86][87]. Deerfield Beach—another primary eastern municipality—has its own street grid, as do two smaller municipalities—Dania and Hallandale. In 1960, the City of Pembroke Pines was incorporated. Of the 670,284 households in Broward County, 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 43% were married couples living together, 15.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.5% were non-families. Snow was seen across all of South Florida as far south as Homestead and even on Miami Beach. [59] Broward was the only county in the nation outside the Northeast in which Italian-Americans formed the largest ethnic group in 2000. It is now the most reliably Democratic county in the state,[65][66] with the exception of the much less populous and majority African American Gadsden County in North Florida. Broward County is located in southeastern Florida, US. The population density was 1,346 people per square mile (520/km2). In 1963, the cities of Coral Springs, North Lauderdale, Parkland, and Tamarac were all incorporated. In 1961, Lauderdale Lakes and Sunrise were incorporated. The county has 31 municipalities, which consist of 24 incorporated cities and many unincorporated areas. These resources are free of cost, therefore, all it takes is registering to participate. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.0 males. Over 507,000 cable subscribers in Broward County have access to Government-access television (GATV) coverage of Commission meetings, which are broadcast live beginning at 10:00 a.m. each Tuesday, and rebroadcast at 5:30 p.m. the following Friday. In 2000, with relation to ancestry (excluding the various Hispanic and Latino ancestries), 9.4% were Italian, 7.4% American, 6.8% German, 6.7% Irish, and 4% English ancestry. The Commission appoints the County Administrator, County Attorney and County Auditor. From 1948 to 1988, the county went Republican in every election except for 1976. But since 1992, Broward County has supported the Democratic presidential nominee by increasing majorities. The County Commission meets in formal session the first four Tuesdays of each month at 10:00 a.m. in Room 422 of the Broward County Governmental Center. [31], As of the 2015 5-year ACS, Broward County had 1,843,152 people, 670,284 households, and 425,680 families. In 1959, Cooper City, Lauderhill, and Sea Ranch Lakes were incorporated. Additionally, housing unit estimates are produced for the nation, states, and counties. The county seat is Fort Lauderdale. [89] In 2001 the Broward County Legislative Delegation adopted a policy encouraging the annexation of all unincorporated areas in Broward County into municipalities by October 1, 2005. [48], U.S. Census Bureau 2010 Ethnic/Race Demographics:[49][50][51], In 2010, 4.7% of the population considered themselves to be of only "American" ancestry (regardless of race or ethnicity.)[49]. – HistoryMiami Museum", "Broward County History | See The Historical Timeline from 1400 BC", https://www.census.gov/population/cencounts/fl190090.txt, https://www.weather.gov/media/mfl/news/SnowArticleSouthFlorida40th.pdf, "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990", Notes on Florida Geography, Florida International University, "Tire reef off Florida proves a disaster - U.S. news - Environment - NBC News", "Population of Counties by Decennial Census: 1900 to 1990", "Census 2000 PHC-T-4. In the year 2000, US census reported a total population 1,623,018. In addition to the many resources offered at the library, bus passes are also sold at most Broward County libraries. 2019 preliminary Broward County Florida Percent of All Establishments 2019 preliminary Broward County Florida All industries 72,366 728,687All industries ... (per 1,000 population) Broward County Florida 2014 $52,254,384 $512,381,351 12-Month Period Ending Jun. By 1925, the boom was considered to have reached its peak, but the 1926 Miami hurricane caused economic depression in the county. In 1939, Hillsboro Beach was incorporated. In 1929, Merle Fogg Airport (now site of Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport) was dedicated. The county saw another population and development boom post-World War II when the transformation from agricultural to urbanized residential area began. In 1947, Pompano merged with beach area to form the present day City of Pompano Beach. Further information about the population structure: Gender (E 2019) Males: 950,870: Females: 1,001,908: Age Groups (E 2019) 0-14 years: [44] Of foreign born residents, 78.9% were born in Latin America, 7.88% were born in Europe, 8.52% born in Asia, 3.11% in North America, 1.34% born in Africa and 0.15 were born in Oceania. Broward county libraries provide endless amount of resources to the public. [69][70][71] Other companies with headquarters in unincorporated areas include Locair. According to the 2019 Census Bureau estimate, the county had a population of 1,952,778, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States. The April 1, 2010 Population Estimates base reflects changes to the 2010 Census population from the Boundary and Annexation Survey (BAS) and other geographic program revisions. ... Broward County’s population was estimated to be 1,951,260, Miami-Dade County’s was 2,761,581 and Palm Beach County… (The vintage year (e.g., V2019) refers to the final year of the time series). Broward County average salary is 18 percent higher than USA average and median salary is 19 percent higher than USA median. Current Broward County, Florida Population, Demographics and stats in 2020, 2019. The racial makeup of South Florida is experiencing dramatic change, new census data show. Broward approved the construction of Osborne Reef, an artificial reef made of tires off the Fort Lauderdale beach, but it has proven an environmental disaster. The legal process set in motion by this incident resulted in the desegregation of Broward County beaches in 1962.[19]. Each Commissioner must be a resident of the district for which he or she seeks election. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and % had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. In the county, the population was spread out, with 23.6% under the age of 18, 7.2% from 18 to 24, 31.4% from 25 to 44, 21.7% from 45 to 64, and 16.1% who were 65 years of age or older. [25] The town of South West Ranches was incorporated this year. The structure of the Broward County government was signed into law in 1975 with the passage of the Broward County charter. About this application: This application provides summary profiles showing frequently requested data items from various US Census Bureau programs. Since the late 1990s, FLL has become an intercontinental gateway, although Miami International Airport still handles most long-haul flights. In 1927, Lauderdale-by-the-Sea was incorporated. There were 741,043 housing units at an average density of 615 per square mile (237/km2). [46] Of full-time workers, males had a median income of $46,372 versus $39,690 for females. [92] Other areas in the developed part of the county that are not in municipalities include the Hollywood Seminole Indian Reservation, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, several landfills and resource recovery facilities, and other scattered small parcels with few or no residents. County officials think the numbers may stem from a new and successful HIV testing campaign that has resulted in many people being diagnosed with AIDS at the same time they've been diagnosed with HIV. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.14. Snow was officially reported by weather observers in West Palm Beach, LaBelle, Hollywood, and Royal Palm Ranger Station in deep South Miami-Dade County.[23]. Broward becomes a base of operations to shuttle supplies to neighbors in devastated Dade County which suffered the brunt of the storm and caused over $25 billion in damage. Hurricane Andrew caused a massive exodus from South Dade to Broward County filling Pembroke Pines and other Broward communities with tens of thousands of transplanted families.[24]. There were 654,445 households, out of which 29.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. The average household size was 2.45 and the average family size was 3.07. 7.4 Trends in the Resident Population – by Age Groups and Racial Categories 7.5 Trends in the At-Risk Resident Population Chapter 8: Broward County Jail Population Forecast 8.1 Introduction 8.2 Demographic Based Jail Population Forecast 2010-2020 8.3 ARIMA Based Jail Population … [72], Spirit Airlines has its headquarters in Miramar. [41] In 2015, with relation to ancestry (excluding the various Hispanic and Latino ancestries), 7.38% were Italian, 7.70% American, 6.44% German, 6.54% Irish, 3.8% English, 2.6% Polish and 2.2% Russian ancestry. 1 Average gross rent in Broward County was $1,485 in 2019.The median rent more accurately depicts rental rates in the middle of the distribution of rents and is thus preferred in the analysis below. Also, among West Indians, 5.99% were Haitian and were 5.91% Jamaican. Broward County has an average elevation of six feet (1.8 m) above sea level. Broward experienced wind speeds between 80 and 100 mph (130 and 160 km/h) which endured for about five hours. Once The Tequesta are credited with making the Miami Circle.[16]. In addition, the U.S. resident population excludes U.S. Armed Forces overseas and civilian U.S. citizens whose usual place of residence is outside the United States. Broward County, Florida's estimated population is 1,984,840 with a growth rate of 0.85% … [27], According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has an area of 1,323 square miles (3,430 km2), of which 1,210 square miles (3,100 km2) is land and 113 square miles (290 km2) (8.5%) is water.[29]. The Broward Point-in-Time count is a count of people experiencing homelessness during a 24-hour period within the last 10 days of January. [91] As of 2018[update] the Broward County Municipal Services District serves seven unincorporated neighborhoods, including six census designated places (Boulevard Gardens, Broadview Park, Franklin Park, Hillsboro Pines, Roosevelt Gardens and Washington Park) and a parcel with a population of 72 in 2018, Hillsboro Ranches. Broward County is located in southeastern Florida, US. [76] Most of these apps you can easily gain access to by simply using your library card number. They buried the small bones of the deceased with the rest of the body, and put the larger bones in a box for the village people to see. [citation needed], When Chalk's International Airlines existed, its headquarters was on the grounds of the airport in an unincorporated area. In 1953, Plantation, Lazy Lake, and Fern Crest Village were incorporated. In 1956, Lighthouse Point was incorporated and the Florida Turnpike was completed through Broward County. [75] If you want to enjoy some of these resources, you can simply download the app to utilize them on the go. Embed this in your blog Preview. 29.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 11.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The airport is bounded by the cities Fort Lauderdale, Hollywood and Dania Beach,[71] three miles (5 km) southwest of downtown Fort Lauderdale and 21 mi (34 km) north of Miami. Broward County Florida Residential Rent and Rental Statistics. Home > United States > Florida > Broward. Males had a median income of $44,935 versus $36,813 for females. On March 1, 2005, West Park became Broward County's 31st municipality to be incorporated. Of developable land in Broward County, approximately 471 square miles (1,219.9 km2), the majority is built upon, as the urban area is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Everglades Wildlife Management Area to the west. Broward County single-family home luxury ($1-million-and-up) transactions surged 82% year-over-year to 344 transactions in 3Q 2020. [90] Formerly unincorporated neighborhoods that have been annexed into existing municipalities or combined to form new municipalities as of 2018[update] include: By late in the first decade of the 21st century, annexation of remaining neighborhoods had stalled. The airport is near cruise line terminals at Port Everglades and is popular among tourists bound for the Caribbean. Point-in-Time Count Reveals an Increase in Homeless Population in Broward County. As of 2010[update], 63.44% of all residents spoke English as their first language, while 22.22% spoke Spanish, 5.42% French Creole (mostly Haitian Creole), 1.48% Portuguese, 1.41% French, and 0.59% of the population spoke Italian as their mother language. Florida Population Estimates by County and Municipality April 1, 2019 Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research October 17, 2019 Page 1 of 11 The median age was 40 years. The county is also one of the few counties in the state where Independents outnumber Republicans. The racial makeup of the county was 70.57% White (58% were Non-Hispanic),[58] 20.54% Black or African American, 0.24% Native American, 2.25% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 3.00% from other races, and 3.35% from two or more races. Population percent change - The difference between the population of an area at the beginning and end of a time period, expressed as a percentage of the beginning population. On January 19, 1977, snow fell in South Florida for the first time in recorded history. [49][55], The age distribution is 22.4% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 27.2% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 14.3% who were 65 years of age or older. [55], The median income for a household in the county was $51,694, and the median income for a family was $62,619. [54] The county also houses many British, French, German, and Spanish expatriates.
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