Broward County Information

Broward in Florida occupies 1,320 square miles and has a 2006 population of 1,787,636, a change from a 2000 population of 1,623,018 and 1,255,531 in 1990. 12.3% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 12.1% percent is 25-35, and 16.1% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 10,513 acts of violent crime reported in Broward in 2004, a change from 9,792 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 30,105 people: 3.1% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about Broward, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyBroward 
StateFlorida 
Land Area1,320 sq. milesRanked 512 of 3,140
Population 20061,787,636Ranked 15 of 3,140
Population 20051,782,016 
Population 20001,623,018Ranked 15 of 3,140
Population 19901,255,531Ranked 23 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion70.4% 
African American24.9% 
Asian American2.9% 
Native American.3% 
Pacific Islander.1% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 56.8% 
Population 5 to 1413.6% 
Population 15 to 2412.3% 
Population 25 to 3412.1% 
Population 35 to 4416.1% 
Population 45 to 5414.9% 
Population 55 to 6410.3% 
Population 65 to 746.5% 
Population 75 and up7.5% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes10,5139,792
Murders / Manslaughters63 
Forcible Rapes506 
Robberies3,520 
Aggravated Assaults6,424 
Total Property Crimes64,00667,449
Burglaries13,013 
Larceny Thefts43,933 
Motor Vehicle Thefts7,060 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population974,486855,214
Unemployed Population30,10531,101
Unemployment Rate3.1%3.6%

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