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1.45% growth
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Median Household Income
4.49% growth
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Number of Employees
2.88% growth
Median Property Value
11% growth

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The economy of Broward County, FL employs 942,614 people. The economy of Broward County, FL is specialized in Admin., Support, Waste Management Services; Management of Companies & Enterprises; and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing, which employ respectively 1.53; 1.39; and 1.36 times more people than what would be expected in a location of this size. The largest industries in Broward County, FL are Retail trade (129,294), Healthcare & Social Assistance (122,327), and Accommodation & Food Service (85,162), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($58,438), Management of Companies & Enterprises ($51,566), and Professional, Scientific, Tech Services ($47,193).

Median household income in Broward County, FL is $53,926. Males in Broward County, FL have an average income that is 1.32 times higher than the average income of females, which is $42,711. The income inequality of Broward County, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.478 which is lower than the national average.


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Health & Safety

Insurance and Medicare coverage combined with state and county level health and safety statistics for Broward County, FL. In Broward County, FL the age groups most likely to have health care coverage are 6-17 and 6-17, men and women, respectively. The location has a 1 to 72 primary care clinician to patient ratio and a Medicare reimbursement average per patient per year of $11,852. Duval County, FL has the highest prevalence of homicides of any county in Florida.


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Broward County, FL is home to a population of 1.9M people, from which 85.6% are citizens. The ethnic composition of the population of Broward County, FL is composed of 731,646 White residents (38.6%), 531,735 Hispanic residents (28%), 520,587 Black residents (27.5%), 67,004 Asian residents (3.53%), and 33,577 Two+ residents (1.77%). The most common foreign languages in Broward County, FL are Spanish (420,598 speakers), French Creole (100,439 speakers), and French (28,580 speakers), but compared to other places, Broward County, FL has a relative high number of French Creole (100,439 speakers), Hebrew (7,551 speakers), and Portuguese (22,926 speakers).


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In 2015 universities in Broward County, FL awarded 31,859 degrees. The student population of Broward County, FL is skewed towards females, with 11,508 male students and 20,351 female students. Most students in Broward County, FL are White (9,303 and 29.2%), followed by Black or African American (8,970 and 28.2%), Hispanic or Latino (8,941 and 28.1%), and Unknown (1,757 and 5.51%). The largest universities in Broward County, FL by number of graduates are Broward College (11,190 and 35.1%), Nova Southeastern University (7,129 and 22.4%), and Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (4,979 and 15.6%). The most popular majors in Broward County, FL are Liberal Arts & Sciences (4,687 and 14.7%), Registered Nursing (1,176 and 3.69%), and Medical Assistant (593 and 1.86%). The median tuition costs in Broward County, FL are $26,910 for private four year colleges, and $1,944 and $1,944 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.



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Housing & Living

The median property value in Broward County, FL is $222,900, which is 1.15 times larger than the national average of $194,500. Between 2014 and 2015 the median property value increased from $200,900 to $222,900, a 11% increase. The homeownership rate of Broward County, FL is 61.5%, which is lower than the national average of 63%. People in Broward County, FL have an average commute time of 26.5 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Broward County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.


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