Broward's Need

Demographic Description of Low-Income Homeowners, Including Elderly, Disabled and Families with Children in Broward County in the year 2010

 

Sources: U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASEC), Current Population Survey, Annual Social and Economic Supplement

U.S. Census QuickFacts

Population in Broward County (2009)

  • 1,766,476        1,748,066 (2010)

Households in Broward County (2009)

  • 807, 092 housing units  same
  • 331,316 single-family, detached homes
  • 89,456  homes built 50+ years ago (1960 or earlier)
  • 2,129 homes lacking complete plumbing facilities
  • 3,751 homes lacking complete kitchen facilities
  • 469,639 owner occupied homes
 

Low & Very Low-Income Homeowners (50-80% of Median Income)

  • 171,316 in single family detached homes

 

Below Poverty Level Homeowners (35% of Median Income)

  • 39,758 in single family detached homes

Elderly Over the age of 65

  • 13.0% of total U.S. population (2010 projection)  12.6% of US are Elderly
  • 14 % of Broward County residents are seniors (2009) 
  • 245,062 are over 65 in Broward 
  • 39.3% Broward County elderly are disabled (2007)
  • 12% of Elderly in Broward County below 100% of poverty level  11.9%
  • 12% of Elderly live at 100-149% of poverty level
  • 20.8%   of Elderly are veterans
  • 0.8% of Elderly have no telephone   
  • 7% of Elderly are female with no husband present
  • 50.9% of Elderly live alone

Persons with disabilities

  • 219,230 persons over the age of 5 in Broward County (2007) 
  • 13.4% of Broward population (2007) 

 

Poverty and families with children

  • 2,707,925 individuals Florida live below the poverty level (2009)
  • 12% of Broward County individuals below  poverty level (2008)  13%
  • 9% of Broward County families below poverty level   8.5%
  • 20% of Broward County female householder families below poverty level
  • 160,000 Low ( less than 80% of median income) and very low (less than 50% median income) income families in Broward County
  • 15.5% of children are below poverty level in Broward County
  • 1% of Elderly over 65 are responsible for grandchildren

 

Shocking

  • Low & Very Low-income home owners                                                        171,316
  • Persons with disabilities                                                                                  219,230
  • Homes lacking complete plumbing facilities                                                  2,129
  • Homes lacking complete kitchen facilities                                                      3,751
  • Female householder families below poverty level                                          20%
  • Elderly, 100% below poverty level                                                                 12%

 

Note:

-Moderate income is defined as 80%-120% of the median income

-Low-income is defined as 51%-80% of the median income

-Very low-income is defined as 30%-50% of the median income

-Poverty is defined as less than 35% of the median income

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