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Social Statistics

Broward county florida dp 2 profile of selected social characteristics







Subject

Number

Percent

SCHOOL ENROLLMENT
Population 3 years and over enrolled in school410,814100.0
Nursery school, preschool31,9287.8
Kindergarten23,3315.7
Elementary school (grades 1-8)179,16843.6
High school (grades 9-12)87,85121.4
College or graduate school88,53621.6
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT
Population 25 years and over1,126,502100.0
Less than 9th grade61,1835.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma142,05112.6
High school graduate (includes equivalency)319,41628.4
Some college, no degree242,93721.6
Associate degree84,3887.5
Bachelor's degree178,52315.8
Graduate or professional degree98,0048.7
Percent high school graduate or higher82.0(X)
Percent bachelor's degree or higher24.5(X)
MARITAL STATUS
Population 15 years and over1,301,114100.0
Never married337,20325.9
Now married, except separated667,47951.3
Separated33,4782.6
Widowed109,1438.4
Female
88,8236.8
Divorced153,81111.8
Female
90,1066.9
GRANDPARENTS AS CAREGIVERS
Grandparent living in household with one or more own grandchildren under 18 years34,557100.0
Grandparent responsible for grandchildren12,99637.6
VETERAN STATUS
Civilian population 18 years and over1,240,172100.0
Civilian veterans142,57511.5
DISABILITY STATUS OF THE CIVILIAN NONINSTITUTIONALIZED POPULATION
Population 5 to 20 years327,518100.0
With a disability23,7067.2
Population 21 to 64 years923,947100.0
With a disability182,05219.7
Percent employed
64.2(X)
No disability741,89580.3
Percent employed
77.2(X)
Population 65 years and over255,011100.0
With a disability104,69641.1
RESIDENCE IN 1995
Population 5 years and over1,520,842100.0
Same house in 1995716,81047.1
Different house in the U.S. in 1995710,81646.7
Same county
412,95727.2
Different county
297,85919.6
Same state
137,3829.0
Different state
160,47710.6
Elsewhere in 199593,2166.1
NATIVITY AND PLACE OF BIRTH
Total population1,623,018100.0
Native1,212,63174.7
Born in United States
1,171,83772.2
State of residence
453,30027.9
Different state
718,53744.3
Born outside United States
40,7942.5
Foreign born410,38725.3
Entered 1990 to March 2000
167,86010.3
Naturalized citizen
183,64111.3
Not a citizen
226,74614.0
REGION OF BIRTH OF FOREIGN BORN
Total (excluding born at sea)410,379100.0
Europe57,88014.1
Asia31,4367.7
Africa5,7821.4
Oceania6200.2
Latin America294,01071.6
Northern America20,6515.0
LANGUAGE SPOKEN AT HOME
Population 5 years and over1,520,842100.0
English only1,083,04171.2
Language other than English437,80128.8
Speak English less than 'very well
173,32511.4
Spanish
248,20716.3
Speak English less than "very well"
99,3586.5
Other Indo-European languages
157,41710.4
Speak English less than "very well"
61,5924.0
Asian and Pacific Island languages
18,5301.2
Speak English less than "very well"
8,6320.6
ANCESTRY (single or multiple)
Total population1,623,018100.0

Total ancestries reported

1,722,198106.1
Arab10,7470.7
Czech16,3700.4
Danish3,6330.2
Dutch14,0060.9
English92,8195.7
French (except Basque)135,7652.2
French Canadian114,5360.9
German147,4369.1
Greek9,2220.6
Hungarian14,3480.9
Irish1145,5759.0
Italian153,5749.5
Lithuanian4,7020.3
Norwegian8,4640.5
Polish59,7613.7
Portuguese7,3700.5
Russian50,1673.1
Scotch-Irish13,8440.9
Scottish18,8031.2
Slovak2,5670.2
Subsaharan African11,3520.7
Swedish12,2280.8
Swiss2,7120.2
Ukrainian5,5940.3
United States or American104,7316.5
Welsh6,1380.4
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups)156,3439.6
Other ancestries609,39137.5
(X) Not applicable.
1 The data represent a combination of two ancestries shown separately in Summary File 3. Czech includes Czechoslovakian. French includes Alsatian. French Canadian includes Acadian/Cajun. Irish includes Celtic.



Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census 2000 Summary File 3, Matrices P18, P19, P21, P22, P24, P36, P37, P39, P42, PCT8, PCT16, PCT17, and PCT19


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