Broward County, Florida Population 2021

Broward County, Florida's estimated population is 1,966,120 with a growth rate of 0.34% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Broward County, Florida is the null largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 1,752,800 and has seen a growth of 12.17% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
20211,966,1206,6700.34%
20201,959,4506,6700.34%
20191,952,7806,6700.34%
20181,946,11011,5900.60%
20171,934,52021,9401.15%
20161,912,58027,5401.46%
20151,885,04024,1101.30%
20141,860,93024,3301.32%
20131,836,60022,3501.23%
20121,814,25027,2701.53%
20111,786,98034,1801.95%
20101,752,800497,31039.61%
19901,255,490237,29023.30%
19801,018,200398,10064.20%
1970620,100286,15485.69%
1960333,946250,013297.87%
195083,93344,139110.92%
194039,79419,70098.04%
193020,09414,959291.31%
19205,1350.00%
2021 Growth Rate
0.34%
County Website
State
Founded
April 30, 1915
County Seat
2010 Population
1,752,800
Growth Since 2010
12.17%
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Broward County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,170,08360.75%
Black or African American551,09728.61%
Asian68,9883.58%
Some Other Race65,9683.42%
Two or More Races63,7383.31%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,1040.26%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,2270.06%
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Broward County, Florida Population By Race

Broward County, Florida Population Pyramid 2021

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Broward County, Florida Median Age

40.4


Total

39.2


Male

41.5


Female

Broward County, Florida Adults

There are 1,516,020 adults, (314,061 of whom are seniors) in Broward County, Florida.

Broward County, Florida Age Dependency

60.3

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Broward County, Florida Sex Ratio

Mujer

988,162

51.30%

Masculino

938,043

48.70%

Broward County, Florida Population by Age

Broward County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Broward County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.2%25.8%
All62.1%37.9%
Non Family55.2%44.8%
Masculino52.3%47.7%
Mujer47.7%52.3%

62.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Broward County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All690,0502.7762.1
Married298,5093.4474.2
Non Family249,3741.3155.2
Mujer103,8663.9647.7
Masculino38,3013.8252.3

3.47

Average Family Size

2.77

Average Household Size

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Broward County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade66,3324.87%
9th to 12th Grade84,1496.18%
High School Graduate372,50027.35%
Some College266,47919.56%
Associates Degree131,2479.63%
Bachelors Degree275,13320.20%
Graduate Degree166,35612.21%
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Broward County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Broward County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White552,550518,831215,216
Hispanic390,561335,757117,754
Black351,543297,15276,083
Asian50,16744,14925,441
Other Race44,59736,9059,665
2+ Races32,94928,53410,143
Native American3,7222,956820
Islander900685235

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 93.90%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 50.71%.

Broward County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Masculino Mujer
Overall$36,845$41,033$32,270
Less Than 9th Grade$21,738$25,479$17,641
High School Graduate$29,399$32,363$24,356
Some College$35,271$39,926$31,543
Bachelors Degree$48,440$55,855$43,036
Graduate Degree$64,612$84,979$54,886

$36,845

Average Earnings

$41,033

Average Male

$32,270

Average Female

Broward County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Broward County, Florida Language by Age

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Broward County, Florida Language

58.73% of Broward County, Florida residents speak only English, while 41.27% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 26.65% of the population.

Broward County, Florida Language

Broward County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black544,54798,66018.12%
Hispanic570,62674,10912.99%
White692,56363,2139.13%
Other65,54610,05215.34%
Asian68,5888,51512.41%
Multiple63,3078,10712.81%
Native5,03879515.78%
Islander1,19227723.24%

13.07%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.77%

Male Poverty Rate

14.30%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Broward County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Broward County, Florida is Islander, with 23.24% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Broward County, Florida is White, with 9.13% 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 14.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 22.35%.

Broward County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.96%
High School14.01%
Some College9.90%
Bachelors or Greater6.16%

Broward County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed32.54%
Male Unemployed26.19%
Female Employed7.09%
Male Employed4.78%

Broward County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Broward County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$59,547$85,851
Families$71,206$99,571
Married Families$87,864$117,901
Non Families$39,211$57,289
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Income by Household Type

Broward County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

43.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.6%

Male Marriage Rate

40.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Broward County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Broward County, Florida 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 45-54.

Broward County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Broward County, Florida Marital Status

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74,737

Number of Veterans

68,515

Male Veterans

6,222

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam23,626
First Gulf War13,018
Second Gulf War12,222
Korea7,414
World War II4,358

Broward County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+20,929
65 to 7417,476
35 to 5417,359
55 to 6413,065
18 to 345,908

Broward County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White57,2325.97%
Black14,1493.49%
Hispanic11,2272.55%
Other Race1,0672.10%
2+ Races1,0662.71%
Asian6321.14%
Native American45810.93%
Islander13313.30%

Broward County, Florida Veterans by Race

Broward County, Florida Veterans by Education

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7.20%

Veteran Poverty Rate

27.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Broward County, Florida Veterans by Education

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65.8%

Labor Force Participation

61.8%

Employment Rate

6.1%

Unemployment Rate

Broward County, Florida Employment by Age

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Broward County, Florida Employment by Race

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Broward County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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34.73%

Born in Broward County, Florida

65.90%

Native Born

34.10%

Foreign Born

13.81%

Non Citizen

20.29%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

65.90% of Broward County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 34.73% having been born in Florida. 13.81% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Broward County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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