Broward County

Broward County, Florida

115 S Andrews Ave Rm 421
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 357-7000
Fax: (954) 357-7295

On southeastern coast of FL, north of Miami; organized Apr 30, 1915 from Dade and Palm Beach counties. Name Origin: For Napoleon Bonaparte Broward (1857-1910), FL governor (1905-09)

Area (sq mi):: 1319.63 (land 1205.40; water 114.24) Population per square mile: 1474.70
Population 2005: 1,777,638 State rank: 2 Population change: 2000-20005 9.50%; 1990-2000 29.30% Population 2000: 1,623,018 (White 58.00%; Black or African American 20.50%; Hispanic or Latino 16.70%; Asian 2.30%; Other 6.70%). Foreign born: 25.30%. Median age: 37.80
Income 2000: per capita $23,170; median household $41,691; Population below poverty level: 11.50% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $30,709-$32,844
Unemployment (2004): 4.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.20% Median travel time to work: 27.40 minutes Working outside county of residence: 23.90%
Cities with population over 10,000:
  • Fort Lauderdale County seat (164,578)
  • Pembroke Pines (150,104)
  • Hollywood (144,535)
  • Coral Springs (128,355)
  • Miramar (101,486)
  • Sunrise (90,227)
  • Pompano Beach (88,874)
  • Plantation (85,497)
  • Davie (82,579)
  • Deerfield Beach (66,189)
  • Weston (63,534)
  • Lauderhill (59,542)
  • Tamarac (59,278)
  • Margate (55,152)
  • Coconut Creek (48,889)
  • Hallandale Beach (36,349)
  • North Lauderdale (34,403)
  • Lauderdale Lakes (31,639)
  • Oakland Park (31,512)
  • Cooper City (29,446)
  • Dania Beach (28,479)
  • Parkland (20,556)
  • Wilton Manors (12,844)
  • Lighthouse Point (11,212)

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    For Edith Lederberg, executive director of the Broward County Area Agency on Aging, these words--heard during a visit to an adult day center--were a call to action, propelling her toward the realization of a dream: providing Broward County's gay and lesbian seniors with an adult day center of their own.
    The ATA is in the process of nailing down a national headquarters and training center in Broward County, Florida, and has assembled its first ever national team.
    With their cosponsorship during Women's History Month, we coordinate the Broward County Women's Hall of Fame in Florida.
    On Saturday, May 5 and Sunday, May 6, a new era in arts education and entertainment will be unveiled at the grand opening of the spectacular new 55,000 square-foot Young At Art Museum and Broward County Library in Davie, Fla.
    THE BROWARD COUNTY BAR hosted a luncheon for all area voluntary bar association leaders and representatives to discuss the Annual Voluntary Bar Liaison Conference, which is set for July 16-17.
    In order to avoid another round of tragic stories this year, the YMCA of Broward County wants to educate and inform parents and caregivers on how they can best protect children who just want to have fun at the swimming pool or beach without realizing the dangers that may face them.

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