Demographics and Facts

Broward County's culturally diverse, thriving communities include:

  • Fort Lauderdale
  • Hollywood
  • Weston
  • Pembroke Pines
  • Cooper City
  • Davie
  • Miramar
  • Hallandale Beach
  • Dania Beach

As of the 2009 census, there were 1.8 million people living in Broward County. The median household income was $51,731. Thirty-three percent of households in Broward County consist of families with no children; 30 percent are adults living alone; 20 percent are married couples with children under 18; 10 percent are single parents; and 7 percent are other households.

Fast facts*:

  • The area is served by the Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, one of the fastest-growing airports in the country.
  • The Tri-Rail commuter rail system offers convenient train service to communities throughout Broward County.
  • The average commute for Broward County residents is 27 minutes.
  • Broward County is ethnically and racially diverse, home to many Latino, Caribbean and Asian communities.
  • Broward County has 23 miles of coastline and more than 2,000 acres of parks .

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