Broward County vs. Miami-Dade County

Broward County (FL)Miami-Dade County (FL)
Population, 2014 estimate1,869,2352,662,874
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20146.9%6.6%
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 to July 1, 20135.6%5.8%
Population, 20101,748,0662,496,435
Population, 2013 estimate1,845,3932,641,866
Population, 2010 (April 1) estimates base1,748,1482,498,017
Persons under 5 years, percent, 20135.9%5.9%
Persons under 18 years, percent, 201321.8%20.8%
Persons 65 years and over, percent, 201315.0%14.9%
Female persons, percent, 201351.4%51.4%
White alone, percent, 201365.4%77.8%
Black or African American alone, percent, 201328.5%19.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent, 20130.4%0.3%
Asian alone, percent, 20133.6%1.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent, 20130.1%0.0%
Two or More Races, percent, 20132.0%1.2%
Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201326.9%65.6%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent, 201340.8%15.2%
Living in same house 1 year & over, percent, 2009-201383.3%86.9%
Foreign born persons, percent, 2009-201331.5%51.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 2009-201337.8%72.2%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201387.8%78.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25+, 2009-201329.9%26.3%
Veterans, 2009-201392,57560,168
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 2009-201327.229.0
Housing units, 2013812,565993,993
Homeownership rate, 2009-201365.9%55.7%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201347.8%47.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2009-2013$181,500$201,000
Households, 2009-2013663,458828,031
Persons per household, 2009-20132.673.02
Per capita money income in past 12 months (2013 dollars), 2009-2013$28,205$23,174
Median household income, 2009-2013$51,251$43,100
Persons below poverty level, percent, 2009-201314.3%19.9%
Private nonfarm establishments, 201357,60778,629
Private nonfarm employment, 2013626,529886,497
Private nonfarm employment, percent change, 2012-20131.2%2.9%
Nonemployer establishments, 2012215,377385,593
Total number of firms, 2007237,524403,672
Black-owned firms, percent, 200716.4%11.4%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.5%0.5%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.7%2.2%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.1%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200722.1%60.5%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200729.8%28.9%
Manufacturers shipments, 2007 ($1,000)7,160,7729,347,116
Merchant wholesaler sales, 2007 ($1,000)31,411,62760,760,055
Retail sales, 2007 ($1,000)30,886,25734,530,470
Retail sales per capita, 2007$17,680$14,074
Accommodation and food services sales, 2007 ($1,000)4,209,0906,005,856
Building permits, 20134,47010,316
Land area in square miles, 20101,209.791,897.72
Population per square mile, 20101,444.91,315.5

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Broward county (FL) and Miami-Dade county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.