Hollywood, Florida Population 2019

Hollywood is located in Broward County, Florida about halfway between Miami and Fort Lauderdale along the eastern coast of South Florida. Hollywood is one of the primary cities in the Miami metropolitan area which has an estimated population of 6 million. Hollywood is the 12th largest city in Florida with an estimated 2019 population of 154,000.

Language Statistics

About 35% of the population of Hollywood. In 2000, about 67% of residents spoke English as a first language followed by Spanish (22%), French (2%), French Creole (1%), Italian (1%), Romanian (0.9%), Hebrew (0.8%), and German (0.7%). Hollywood has one of the highest populations of Cubans, Peruvians, and Romanians in the country.

History

Hollywood, Florida is a fairly young city with a history that dates to 1920 when Joseph Young arrived in the area to create what he called a "Dream City in Florida." He dreamt of beautiful beaches along the Atlantic with an intracoastal waterway, modern infrastructure, and manmade lakes. He spent millions to construction the city and became the first mayor. He named the town Hollywood by the Sea. The town quickly attracted snowbirds, or northerners who were drawn to the area to escape their own harsh winters. During the 1920s, Hollywood Beach was transformed with the Broadwalk, a cement promenade about 30 feet wide stretching along the shore. By 1926, the area had 9 hotels and more than 2,400 homes.

In 1926, an extreme hurricane hit the South Florida Atlantic Coast. Hollywood was devastated by flooding that killed 37 people and incurred millions in property losses. In the aftermath, thousands of residents fled the area and the population dropped. The residents of Dania and Hallandale also seceded from Hollywood after refusing to pay municipal taxes to an essentially bankrupt city.

Young developed a plan to restore Hollywood by dredging a deep-water seaport from the shallow lake near Hollywood. His plan worked although he soon went bankrupt himself. Port Everglades eventually became Florida's busiest seaport. Hollywood's population reached 7,500 in 1945 and nearly doubled to 14,000 by 1950 despite two hurricanes in 1947.

Population Growth

Florida is currently experiencing rapid growth in many of its biggest cities with state-wide population growth of 11.6% between 2010 and 2017. Florida has 59 cities with a population of at least 50,000 -- including Hollywood -- and each city reported growth during these years. This growth is expected to continue over the next decade.

Hollywood Fl Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Hollywood Fl was:

  • White: 70.62%
  • Black or African American: 17.69%
  • Other race: 5.05%
  • Two or more races: 4.14%
  • Asian: 2.26%
  • Native American: 0.17%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.07%

Hollywood, Florida's estimated population is 154,823 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Hollywood, Florida is the 12th largest city in Florida based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 5683.92 people/mi² (2194.56 people/km²), with a household density of 988.74 people/km² (2560.83 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 42.1 years, 40.3 years for males, and 43.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 99.6 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 69,754 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.5%, with a median rent of $1128/month. The median house has 4.3 rooms, and has a value of $217,100.

The median income for households in Hollywood, Florida is $50,019, while the mean household income is $69,902.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
2018154,8231,4300.93%
2017153,3931,7081.13%
2016151,6853,3282.24%
2015148,3571,3180.90%
2014147,0399580.66%
2013146,0811,0590.73%
2012145,0221,6001.12%
2011143,4222,4041.70%
2010141,0181,6610.12%
2000139,35717,6601.36%
1990121,6973740.03%
1980121,32314,4501.28%
1970106,87371,63611.73%
196035,23720,8869.40%
195014,3518,1128.69%
19406,2393,3708.08%
19302,8690.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White105,756
Black or African American26,487
Some Other Race7,557
Two or More Races6,196
Asian3,384
American Indian and Alaska Native260
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander110

Hollywood Fl Population Pyramid 2019

Hollywood Fl Median Age

42.1


Total

40.3


Male

43.6


Female

Hollywood Fl Adults

There are 120,098 adults, (24,949 of whom are seniors) in Hollywood Fl.

Hollywood Fl Age Dependency

57.4

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Hollywood Fl Sex Ratio

Female

75,036

50.11%

Male

74,714

49.89%

Hollywood Fl Households and Families

Hollywood Fl Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Hollywood Fl Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married70.4%29.6%
All57.5%42.5%
Non Family51.9%48.1%
Male44.7%55.3%
Female43%57%

57.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All56,0052.6557.5
Married22,1883.3970.4
Non Family22,1101.2551.9
Female8,2803.9343
Male3,4273.8344.7

3.42

Average Family Size

2.65

Average Household Size

7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.9%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Hollywood Fl Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade6,6886.17%
9th to 12th Grade7,4266.85%
High School Graduate32,78130.24%
Some College22,00320.30%
Associates Degree11,10510.24%
Bachelors Degree17,72316.35%
Graduate Degree10,6839.85%

Hollywood Fl Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White50,07745,44116,060
Hispanic36,93430,7677,870
Black17,65214,8373,319
Other Race5,0333,915631
Multiple Races3,2972,949606
Asian2,6782,265931
Native American15814617
Islander11010691

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 96.36%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 82.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,374$34,669$27,533
Less Than High School$20,517$22,439$17,031
High School Grad$25,810$28,639$20,636
Some College$32,228$36,182$29,624
Bachelors Degree$43,811$47,228$40,450
Graduate Degree$54,489$71,042$49,189

$31,374

Average Earnings

$34,669

Average Male

$27,533

Average Female

Hollywood Fl Language

Hollywood Fl Language by Age

Hollywood Fl Language

52.50% of Hollywood Fl residents speak only English, while 47.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 33.92% of the population.

Hollywood Fl Poverty

Hollywood Fl Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White63,5368,19312.90%
Hispanic52,6437,49814.24%
Black26,2195,44520.77%
Other7,5501,51020.00%
Multiple6,0991,19219.54%
Asian3,36864419.12%
Native260186.92%
Islander1101513.64%

15.18%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.04%

Male Poverty Rate

16.31%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Hollywood Fl

The race most likely to be in poverty in Hollywood Fl is Black, with 20.77% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Hollywood Fl is Native, with 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.56%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.63%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.85%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School27.72%
High School15.43%
Some College11.32%
Bachelors or Greater7.23%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed35.10%
Male Unemployed34.95%
Female Employed7.52%
Male Employed5.86%

Hollywood Fl Income

Hollywood Fl Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$50,019$69,902
Families$59,827$79,729
Married Families$72,637$93,337
Non Families$33,985$51,082

Hollywood Fl Marital Status

Hollywood Fl Marital Status

Marriage Rates

41.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

43.4%

Male Marriage Rate

39.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Hollywood Fl Married by Age and Sex

Hollywood Fl Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Hollywood Fl Marital Status by Race

Hollywood Fl Veterans

6,761

Number of Veterans

6,185

Male Veterans

576

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam2,114
Second Gulf War1,042
First Gulf War924
Korea793
World War II382
Age Group Veterans
75+1,869
35 to 541,622
65 to 741,523
55 to 641,151
18 to 34596

Hollywood Fl Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5,5616.38%
Black8734.39%
Hispanic8652.07%
2 or More1513.72%
Indian5732.76%
Asian551.91%
Hawaiian4137.27%
Other230.40%

Hollywood Fl Veterans by Education

7.91%

Veteran Poverty Rate

29.01%

Veteran Disability Rate

Hollywood Fl Employment Status

65%

Labor Force Participation

60%

Employment Rate

7.6%

Unemployment Rate

Hollywood Fl Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

31.14%

Born in Florida

64.79%

Native Born

35.21%

Foreign Born

14.59%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

64.79% of Hollywood Fl residents were born in the United States, with 31.14% having been born in Florida. 14.59% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.