Broward County FL Information


Broward County Subdivisions

Broward County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,853,849
Population in Households 1,837,688
Population in Familes 1,442,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 16,161
Population Density1 1,532
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 719,824
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 451,978
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 849,186 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 443,220 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 276,604 (32.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 129,362 (15.2%)
Median Home Value $223,625
Average Home Value $288,580


Median Household Income $52,042
Average Household Income $74,796
Per Capita Income $29,311
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.94% 1.37%
Households 0.77% 1.26%
Families 0.63% 1.17%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Broward County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Broward County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 2 99th
Population Density1 # 2 99th
Diversity Index2 # 5 93rd
Median Household Income # 12 84th
Per Capita Income # 14 81st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.