Hallandale Beach | The nightlife is family-friendly. To quote the Onion article: "I thank Satan every day for welcoming me here. The new river runs along its borders and makes for easy access especially for people that own boats with no fixed bridges. Also, its city commissioners have a long history of being dicks. Yes, Davie has the Young at Art Museum, so it's not completely bereft of cultural diversity (or puns), but if we had to put a hat on Davie, it would unquestionably be a big goofy cowboy one. About 9.1% of families and 12.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.2% of those under age 18 and 12.2% of those aged 65 or over. Wilma was the most damaging storm in Broward County since Hurricane King in 1950. Incorporated Places have an asterisk (*). By clicking 'X' or continuing to use the site, you agree to allow cookies to be placed. Extremely diverse, gay dominant/friendly, millennials dream, lots of new bars/restaurants/stores popping up. There are rows of different plants with brightly colored flowers along side the rode. Each year the Commission elects a mayor and vice mayor. Basically made sure it would pass for inspection so that we would be able to move in. You have sawgrass lanes if you want to go bowling with your family. [38], In the county, the population was spread out, with 21.7% under the age of 18, 8.5% from 18 to 24, 26.9% from 25 to 44, 27.7% from 45 to 64, and 15.0% who were 65 years of age or older. (County list numbers released earlier than city by city.) I feel uncomfortable having my house on literal display to nonlocal strangers but there is worse that could definitely happen. Pro: Davie might just be the only part of South Florida that actually feels like the South. Lauderhill | The earliest evidence of Native American settlement in the Miami region came from about 12,000 years ago. Claim this business Favorite Share More Directions Sponsored Topics. In about a year, Margaritaville -- a 350-room, 17-story, $149 million resort -- will spring up right in the middle of the Hollywood Beach Boardwalk. It's very expensive to live in South Florida, so if you have a good income and are looking for good schools for your family, Cooper City is the place for you! West Park | The Broward County Library is one of the largest public library systems in the country, comprising 38 branch locations. But since 1992, Broward County has supported the Democratic presidential nominee by increasing majorities. Bottom Line: Sad roller coaster aside, Dania Beach is a cool place to kill a day. On March 1, 2005, West Park became Broward County's 31st municipality to be incorporated. The good news about living in a town of 35? Careers, ©2020 New Times BPB, LLC. By 1925, the boom was considered to have reached its peak, but the 1926 Miami hurricane caused economic depression in the county. No problem! Broward County's urbanized area occupies 427.8 square miles of land. [75] If you want to enjoy some of these resources, you can simply download the app to utilize them on the go. leaving a vast pool of options when it comes to shopping and dining. Cons: You can feel the privilege and entitlement growing on your skin as soon as you enter this place. Data in each day’s report is provisional and subject to change, according to FDH. There were 654,445 households, out of which 29.30% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.1% were non-families. Overall the community is very good but shopping around is a little far between shops.Read 93 Reviews, Niche User: Police presence is definitely strong. We weren't homeless anymore and have lived in it since.Read 5 Reviews, Current Resident: Weston is family oriented, diverse, health conscious, has great schools and is well manicured. MAP. How is that not Florida's official sport?! Culture like, hey, I feel like eating part of the cow that scientists didn't even know existed. Safety is good because there is a hospital on university drive. If you don't like drinking ice-cold beer on a big green tractor while horses snort the national anthem, then you're kind of screwed. All the schools are above the "C" level. Pros: Coral Springs is a kind of paradise if your check list includes: suburban shopping developments, little traffic and congestion, chain restaurants, and more white people than you'll find in a Mr. Clean commercial. Current Resident: When my dad retired from the military we kind of had it really rough. I am so proud to call Weston my home town! The police ended up being called and were involved, my grandma ended up going to an institution to be evaluated. Pro: Another urban planning experiment, this time the brainstorm of none other than Morris Lapidus, the famous architect whose hotel designs like the Eden Roc and the Fontainebleau Hotel helped define mid-21st-century Miami Beach. A park near my house was under construction for two full years and the only thing they did was move two fences! This boring suburban sprawl is built on an 8,000-year-old Indian burial mound, and even that doesn't make it exciting. Hollywood | Bottom Line: If Fort Lauderdale is an aging Michael Jordan in a crisp, wrinkle-free Hanes T-shirt, then Hollywood is a young and eager LeBron James, elbowing its way into the history books. Criminals don't even know it's there. Read more on how this ranking was calculated. Pros: Home to the Funky Buddha Brewery, which BeerAdvocate ranks at an impressive five stars, Oakland Park has really built quite a scene around this beloved brewery. Cons: Unless you're stoned and starving, there's just not much to do in Pembroke Pines. That's a lot of ground to cover. [60] Without the implementation of the new testing campaign, the reported numbers of new diagnoses would have probably been lower. As of the 2010 Census, there were 9,125 same sex households out of a total of 686,047 households (1.33%).[57]. If you are considering moving to the suburbs and living a peaceful, yet fun lifestyle, I highly suggest Coral Springs.Read 584 Reviews, Current Resident: I really like Coconut Creek; I moved here when I was nine and it quickly felt like home again. Pros: This village of 670 is known for its small-town feel -- particularly the efforts of the local cops, who often go above and beyond their call of duty. Check more statistics at Florida’s COVID-19 Data and Surveillance Dashboard. Pro: If you want to get your fix of culture, head to Lauderhill. Last year, a Wilton Manors couple appeared in a New Times slideshow wearing blackface. According to the 2019 Census Bureau estimate, the county had a population of 1,952,778, making it the second-most populous county in the state of Florida and the 17th-most populous county in the United States.