Broward County, FL

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2022 Population
1.94M
0.329% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
41
0.737% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.4%
0.386% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$70,331
9% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$348,600
16.3% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
985,363
0.79% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Broward County, FL had a population of 1.94M people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $70,331. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Broward County, FL grew from 1.93M to 1.94M, a 0.329% increase and its median household income grew from $64,522 to $70,331, a 9% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Broward County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (33%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.6%), White (Hispanic) (14.6%), Two+ (Hispanic) (12.1%), and Other (Hispanic) (3.78%).

None of the households in Broward County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

86.6% of the residents in Broward County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Broward County, FL are Broward College (13,441 degrees awarded in 2022), Nova Southeastern University (6,259 degrees), and Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (5,706 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Broward County, FL was $348,600, and the homeownership rate was 62.8%.

Most people in Broward County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 28.9 minutes. The average car ownership in Broward County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Broward County, FL is home to a population of 1.94M people, from which 86.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 35.3% of Broward County, FL residents were born outside of the country (685k people).

In 2022, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (641k people) in Broward County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 284k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

86.6%
2022 Citizenship
86.6%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 86.6% of Broward County, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Broward County, FL was 86.6%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Broward County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    641k ± 2.33k
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    535k ± 3.22k
  3. White (Hispanic)
    284k ± 5.99k
31.5%
Hispanic Population
610k people

In 2022, there were 1.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (641k people) in Broward County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 535k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 284k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

31.5% of the people in Broward County, FL are hispanic (610k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Broward County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

35.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
685k people
34.8%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
674k people

As of 2022, 35.3% of Broward County, FL residents (685k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Broward County, FL was 34.8%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    20,060 ± 1,150
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    14,179 ± 1,280
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    9,028 ± 961

Broward County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.41 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Broward County, FL employs 985k people. The largest industries in Broward County, FL are Health Care & Social Assistance (131,091 people), Retail Trade (123,245 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (81,674 people), and the highest paying industries are Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($107,625), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($73,092), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($68,779).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

985k
2022 Value
± 9,480
0.79%
1 Year growth
± 1.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Broward County, FL grew at a rate of 0.79%, from 978k employees to 985k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Broward County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (120,864 people), Sales & Related Occupations (116,923 people), and Management Occupations (115,466 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Broward County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

985k
2022 Value
± 9,480
0.79%
1 Year growth
± 1.36%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Broward County, FL grew at a rate of 0.79%, from 978k employees to 985k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Broward County, FL, are Health Care & Social Assistance (131,091 people), Retail Trade (123,245 people), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services (81,674 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Broward County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Broward County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$46,640
Median earning men ± $482
$37,633
Median earning women ± $536

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($78,557), Information ($64,656), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($61,522).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Public Administration ($54,424), Information ($52,263), and Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($50,415).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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Y-Axis
4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 27,957
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 19,039
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 14,237
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Broward County, FL went to Joseph R Biden Jr. with 64.6% of the vote. The runner-up was Donald J. Trump (34.8%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.325%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Broward County, FL awarded 31,900 degrees. The student population of Broward County, FL in 2022 is skewed towards women, with 28,714 male students and 53,212 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Broward County, FL are Hispanic or Latino (10,434 and 34.2%), followed by Black or African American (8,104 and 26.6%), White (6,891 and 22.6%), and Unknown (2,521 and 8.26%).

The largest universities in Broward County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Broward College (13,441 and 42.1%), Nova Southeastern University (6,259 and 19.6%), and Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (5,706 and 17.9%).

The most popular majors in Broward County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (4,761 and 14.9%), General Business Administration & Management (3,406 and 10.7%), and Registered Nursing (2,035 and 6.38%).

The median tuition costs in Broward County, FL are $18,000 for private four year colleges, and $1,968 and $7,402 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
Measure

In 2022 in Broward County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79.4%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 23.5%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 81,926 (35% men and 65% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 81,926 students enrolled in Broward County, FL, 35% men and 65% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in Hispanic or Latino with 26,655 records, of which 63.8% were women and 36.2% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 440 degrees awarded
  2. 4,761 degrees awarded
  3. 915 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Associates Degree recipients in Broward County, FL was Medical Insurance Coding Specialist with 440 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a Associates Degree from schools in Broward County, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 13,441 degrees awarded
  2. 6,259 degrees awarded
  3. 5,706 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Broward College with 13,441 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 10,840 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Broward County, FL, which is 0.515 times less than the 21,060 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was Hispanic or Latino students. These 10,434 degrees mean that there were 1.29 times more degrees awarded to Hispanic or Latino students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 8,104 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($18,000) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($862) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($3,004) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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Measure

In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Broward County, FL was $348,600 in 2022, which is 1.24 times larger than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $299,700 to $348,600, a 16.3% increase. The homeownership rate in Broward County, FL is 62.8%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Broward County, FL have an average commute time of 28.9 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Broward County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Broward County, FL is $70,331. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Broward County, FL was Census Tract 424 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 105.03 and Census Tract 703.18, with respective values of $217,909 and $173,750.

In 2022, 24.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Broward County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.53%.

Property

$348,600
Median Property Value 2022
±$2,807
$466,131
Median Property Taxes
±$6,190

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Broward County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

62.8%
Homeownership
2022
63.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.8% of the housing units in Broward County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 62.7%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 424
  2. Census Tract 105.03
  3. Census Tract 703.18

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Broward County, FL was Census Tract 424 with a value of $250,001, followed by Census Tract 105.03 and Census Tract 703.18, with respective values of $217,909 and $173,750.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Broward County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$70,331
Median Household Income
± $780
742k
Number of Households
± 8,140

In 2022, the median household income of the 742k households in Broward County, FL grew to $70,331 from the previous year's value of $64,522.

The following chart displays the households in Broward County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Broward County, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (73.8%)
  2. Worked At Home (11%)
  3. Carpooled (9.27%)

In 2022, 73.8% of workers in Broward County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11%) and those who carpooled to work (9.27%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

28.9 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Broward County, FL have a longer commute time (28.9 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.59% of the workforce in Broward County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 24.2% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Broward County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.53%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.4% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Broward County, FL (239k out of 1.92M people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females 55 - 64 and then Females 65 - 74.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Broward County, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14.1% of the children was living in poverty in Broward County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 7.3%.

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Crimes & Accidents

Indicator

In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 398 in Broward County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 107 per 100,000 population.

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Health

86.1% of the population of Broward County, FL has health coverage, with 41.6% on employee plans, 13.8% on Medicaid, 12.9% on Medicare, 16.9% on non-group plans, and 0.967% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Broward County, FL see 1352 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.74% decrease from the previous year (1376 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1281 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 481 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,352 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Broward County, FL

Primary care physicians in Broward County, FL see an average of 1,352 patients per year. This represents a 1.74% decrease from the previous year (1,376 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Broward County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.2% under 18 years, 19.7% between 18 and 34 years, 41% between 35 and 64 years, and 17.1% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.3% were men and 51.7% were women.

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Uninsured People

13.9%
Uninsured
41.6%
Employer Coverage
13.8%
Medicaid
12.9%
Medicare
16.9%
Non-Group
0.967%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Broward County, FL declined by 2.39% from 14.2% to 13.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 43 in Broward County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 30.8% in Broward County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 17.7% in Broward County, FL.

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