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Demographics

County Profile

Broward County Census Profile 2000

Number

Percent Distribution

 

 

 

Sex and Age

 

 

Total population

1,648,636

100

Male

795,641

48.3

Female 

852,995

51.7

Under 5

109,080

6.6

5-9

113,611

6.9

10-14

119,037

7.2

15-19

100,866

6.1

20-24

84,145

5.1

25-34

224,493

13.6

35-44

279,810

17.0

45-54

223,724

13.6

55-59

82,188

5.0

60-64

62,730

3.8

65-74

113,181

6.9

75-84

100,609

6.1

85+

35,162

2.1

Median Age

37.6

(x)

 

 

 

Race

 

 

White

1,161,116

70.4

Black or African-American

364,778

22.1

Native American and Alaska Native

3,445

0.2

Asian

40,163

2.4

Other

40,019

4.9

 

 

 

Relationship

 

 

Household Population

1,648,636

100

Householder

684,347

41.5

Spouse

301,526

18.3

Child

463,091

28.1

Other Relative

111,370

6.8

Nonrelative

88,302

5.4

Unmarried Partner

40,838

2.5

 

 

 

Household by Type

 

 

Total

661,764

100

Family households

414,241

62.6

  With own children under 18

195,599

47.2

Married-couple families

291,123

70.3

  With own children under 18

126,235

43.4

Female householder (no husband present)

91,565

22.1

  With own children under 18

54,682

59.7

Nonfamily households

247,523

37.4

  Householder living alone

203,067

82

    65 years and older

81,443

40.1

Average household size

2.49

(x)

Average family size

3.15

(x)

 

 

 

Housing Occupancy

 

 

Total housing units

754,224

100

Occupied

661,764

87.7

Vacant

92,460

(x)

Homeowner vacancy rate

1.8%

(x)

Rental vacancy rate

5.4%

(x)

 

 

 

Housing Tenure

 

 

Occupied housing units

661,764

100

Owner-occupied

457,480

69.1

Renter-occupied

204,284

30.9

Average household size of owner-occupied unit

2.54

(x)

Average household size of renter-occupied unit

2.39

(x)

 

 

 

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 2000

 

 

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