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As of 2010-2014, the total population of Broward County is 1,815,269, which is 11.85% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 21.14% and is about the same as the national average rate of 11.61%. The Broward County population density is 1,372.23 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 294.44 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 82.73 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Broward County is white, which represent 63.15% of the total population. The average Broward County education level is higher than the state average and is about the same as the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010-2014: 1,815,269. #2

Population Growth Since 2000, #50

Broward County

Population Density, #2

Broward County
1,372.23 per square mile
294.44 per square mile
82.73 per square mile

Population by Races

White:1,146,423 (63.15%, #61)
Black:498,880 (27.48%, #7)
Hispanic:480,080 (26.45%, #7)
Asian:62,158 (3.42%, #6)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):5,789 (0.32%, #47)
One Race, Other:53,599 (2.95%, see rank)
Two or More Races:48,420 (2.67%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:31,870 (6.64%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:81,978 (17.08%, see rank)
Cuban:91,532 (19.07%, see rank)
Central American:54,251 (11.30%, see rank)
South American:170,316 (35.48%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:23,196 (37.32%, see rank)
Chinese:12,240 (19.69%, see rank)
Filipino:7,447 (11.98%, see rank)
Japanese:1,082 (1.74%, see rank)
Korean:2,616 (4.21%, see rank)
Vietnamese:6,614 (10.64%, see rank)
Asian, Other:8,963 (14.42%, see rank)

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

1,663,761 (91.65%) out of the total population of 1,815,269 reported first ancestry.

 Broward County% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab13,1190.72%, see rank0.57%0.56%
Czech4,1190.23%, see rank0.29%0.47%
Danish2,3710.13%, see rank0.22%0.42%
Dutch9,7350.54%, see rank1.01%1.40%
English72,1943.98%, see rank7.46%8.02%
French40,4252.23%, see rank2.93%3.34%
German123,4596.80%, see rank10.48%15.03%
Greek8,6470.48%, see rank0.46%0.41%
Hungarian11,9280.66%, see rank0.53%0.46%
Irish124,2066.84%, see rank9.35%10.80%
Italian136,4487.52%, see rank6.10%5.52%
Norwegian6,8620.38%, see rank0.60%1.42%
Polish49,9962.75%, see rank2.49%3.01%
Portuguese8,6280.48%, see rank0.36%0.44%
Russian42,5522.34%, see rank1.13%0.92%
Scotch-Irish6,8910.38%, see rank0.84%0.99%
Scottish15,5000.85%, see rank1.56%1.72%
Subsaharan African13,9320.77%, see rank0.68%0.95%
Swedish8,8470.49%, see rank0.77%1.27%
Swiss2,2220.12%, see rank0.18%0.30%
Ukrainian5,1410.28%, see rank0.24%0.31%
American124,8266.88%, see rank8.87%7.12%
Welsh4,0860.23%, see rank0.47%0.57%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 881,064 (48.54%, see rank)
Females: 934,205 (51.46%, see rank)

Broward County
Male: 48.54%
Female: 51.46%
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Male: 49.19%
Female: 50.81%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Broward County
39.80 years old
41.20 years old
37.40 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Broward County
38.50 years old
39.80 years old
36.10 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Broward County
40.90 years old
42.70 years old
38.80 years old

 Broward County% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years106,3335.86%, see rank5.56%6.36%
5 to 9 years105,9435.84%, see rank5.69%6.51%
10 to 14 years114,4756.31%, see rank5.86%6.59%
15 to 19 years113,6096.26%, see rank6.16%6.85%
20 to 24 years112,4956.20%, see rank6.69%7.13%
25 to 34 years239,60413.20%, see rank12.44%13.47%
35 to 44 years250,52413.80%, see rank12.50%12.96%
45 to 54 years280,76715.47%, see rank14.18%14.09%
55 to 64 years224,03912.34%, see rank12.75%12.29%
65 to 74 years140,5037.74%, see rank9.80%7.64%
75 to 84 84,4694.65%, see rank5.88%4.25%
85 years and over42,5082.34%, see rank2.49%1.85%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Broward CountyFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population1,262,414, 100%13,561,596209,056,129
Less Than High School152,342, 12.07%, see rank13.55%13.67%
High School Graduate350,850, 27.79%, see rank29.67%27.95%
Some College or Associate Degree378,295, 29.97%, see rank30.02%29.09%
Bachelor Degree245,152, 19.42%, see rank17.14%18.27%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree135,775, 10.76%, see rank9.62%11.01%
USA.com Education Index#13.65, see rank13.4213.54
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Broward County FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten52,89558.26%41.74%67.86%32.14%71.30%28.70%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)181,21787.70%, see rank12.30%, see rank88.59%11.41%89.86%10.14%
High School (Grades 9-12)97,64286.78%, see rank13.22%, see rank89.75%10.25%90.60%9.40%
College112,73875.62%, see rank24.38%, see rank78.64%21.36%78.37%21.63%
Graduate School26,35339.19%, see rank60.81%, see rank57.31%42.69%58.86%41.14%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Broward CountyFloridaU.S.
Total Households667,578, 100%7,217,508116,211,092
Average Household Size2.69, see rank2.622.63
1 Person Households199,406, 29.87%, see rank28.99%27.57%
2 or More Person Households468,172, 70.13%, see rank71.01%72.43%
Family Households (Families)422,787, 63.33%, see rank64.43%66.22%
Average Family Size3.51, see rank3.353.32
Married-Couple Family286,850, 42.97%, see rank46.61%48.42%
Nonfamily Households244,791, 36.67%, see rank35.57%33.78%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Broward County%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total1,488,518see rank16,048,765252,974,135
Males, 15 Years and Over714,329100%, see rank7,772,434123,281,364
Never Married269,01137.66%, see rank34.62%35.77%
Married344,70548.26%, see rank50.83%52.04%
Widowed18,9322.65%, see rank3.18%2.57%
Divorced81,68111.43%, see rank11.37%9.62%
Females, 15 Years and Over774,189100%, see rank8,276,331129,692,771
Never Married230,61029.79%, see rank27.39%29.48%
Married346,91944.81%, see rank47.36%49.19%
Widowed78,23610.11%, see rank10.81%9.16%
Divorced118,42415.30%, see rank14.45%12.16%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Broward County%FloridaU.S.
Native1,237,42668.17%, see rank80.43%86.93%
Born in the State of Residence603,36533.24%, see rank35.70%58.73%
Born in Different State578,84131.89%, see rank41.43%26.78%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
55,2203.04%, see rank3.30%1.42%
Foreign Born577,84331.83%, see rank19.57%13.07%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship321,41317.71%, see rank10.12%5.99%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship256,43014.13%, see rank9.45%7.09%
Born In Europe46,4022.56%, see rank1.97%1.53%
Born In Asia48,5312.67%, see rank2.02%3.82%
Born In Africa7,7940.43%, see rank0.32%0.55%
Born In Oceania8700.05%, see rank0.03%0.07%
Born In Latin America455,51225.09%, see rank14.66%6.83%
Born In Northern America18,7211.03%, see rank0.56%0.26%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Broward County%FloridaU.S.
English402,59560.31%, see rank72.73%79.39%
Spanish160,58824.06%, see rank19.13%11.75%
Other Indo-European Languages84,00012.58%, see rank5.84%4.52%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages12,1991.83%, see rank1.65%3.36%
Other8,1961.23%, see rank0.65%0.99%

*Based on 2010-2014 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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