Broward County

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Broward County, Florida

115 S Andrews Ave Rm 421
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
Phone: (954) 357-7000
Fax: (954) 357-7295
www.co.broward.fl.us

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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