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City of Hollywood

  •   State: 
    Broward County
      County FIPS: 
    26°1′17″N 80°10′30″W
      Area total: 
    30.78 sq mi (79.71 km²)
      Area land: 
    27.25 sq mi (70.58 km²)
      Area water: 
    3.52 sq mi (9.13 km²)
    9 ft (3 m)
    Incorporated November 28, 1925
  •   Latitude: 
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 

    Hollywood, Broward County, Florida, United States

  •   Population: 
      Population density: 
    5,601.83 residents per square mile of area (2,162.79/km²)
      Household income: 
      Unemployment rate: 
  •   Sales taxes: 

Hollywood is a city in southern Broward County, Florida, United States, located between Fort Lauderdale and Miami. Founded in 1925, the city grew rapidly in the 1950s and 1960s, and is now the 12th-largest city in Florida. Hollywood is a principal city of the Miami metropolitan area, which was home to an estimated 6,012,331 people at the 2015 census. The average temperature is between 68 and 83 °F (20 and 28 °C), and the city has a population of 154,817 as of July 1, 2019. The city was named after Joseph Young, the first mayor, who spent millions of dollars on the construction of the city. After Young's death in 1934, Hollywood encountered other destructive hurricanes, and the stock market crashed with personal financial misfortunes. After the damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma in 2017, an initiative called Rebuild Florida was created by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to provide aid to citizens affected by the natural disaster. The program priorities low-income vulnerable residents, such as the disabled, the elderly and those families with children under five. The success of this program has various results across the city, with hundreds of citizens claiming they were left without help. In the aftermath of the hurricane, four nursing home staff were charged with negligence and counts of manslaughter for the deaths of 700 elderly nursing home residents who were exposed to poor conditions after the storm. The investigation found that some of the deaths weren't actually a result of the storm, but the poor conditions that they were exposed.


Hollywood is the primary city name, but also Miramar, Pembroke Park, Pembroke Pines, Pembroke Pnes, W Hollywood, West Hollywood, West Park are acceptable city names or spellings. The official name is City of Hollywood. In 1920, Joseph Young arrived in South Florida to create his own "Dream City in Florida" His vision included the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean stretching westward with man-made lakes, infrastructure, roads, and the Intracoastal Waterway. Young bought up thousands of acres of land around 1920, and named his new town "Hollywood by the Sea" After the 1926 Miami hurricane, Hollywood was severely damaged; local newspapers reported that Hollywood was second only to Miami in losses from the storm. By 1960, Hollywood had more than 2,400 hotel units and 12,170 single family homes. The Florida guide, published by the Federal Writers' Project, describes the early development of Hollywood, an early example of a planned community that proliferated in Florida during the real-estate boom of the 1920s. Following the damage inflicted by Hurricane Irma in 2017, an initiative called Rebuild Florida was created by the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity to provide aid to citizens affected by the natural disaster. The program priorities low-income vulnerable residents, such as the disabled, the elderly and those families with children under five. The success of this program has various results across the city, with hundreds of citizens claiming they were left without help. The city is home to the Seminole Tribe of Florida, which gained official recognition by the federal government in 1970. The Seminole tribe's Okalee Indian Village is located in Hollywood's West Elks Lodge. The Hollywood West High School was founded in the early 1960s.


Hollywood has a tropical rainforest climate (Köppen climate classification Af), with long, hot, humid, and rainy summers and short, warm, and dry winters. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 30.8 square miles (80 km²), of which 27.34 sq miles (71 km²) is land and 3.46sq miles (9 km²") is covered by water. Hollywood is in southeastern Broward County, and includes about 5 to 6 miles (8.0 to 9.7 km) of Atlantic Ocean beach, interrupted briefly by a portion deeded to Dania Beach. It is bounded by these areas: Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Miami Beach, and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood. The city is officially recognized by the City of Hollywood, which is based in Hollywood, Florida. It also has its own city hall, which was built in the 1930s and is located in the heart of the city. It was named after the city's first mayor, who was assassinated in 1940. It has a population of about 30,000, with the majority of its residents living in and around the town of Hollywood. The town's name comes from the word "hollywood", which means "hollow" or "hilly" in Spanish. It's also known as "Hollywood Beach" and "Holly Beach" because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, which runs through the center of the town.


As of the 2020 United States census, there were 153,067 people, 55,172 households, and 36,273 families residing in the city. English as a first language accounted for 66.94% of residents, Spanish accounted for 21.62%, French made up 2.06%, French Creole consisted of 1.32%, Italian comprised 1.12%, Romanian was at 0.91%, Hebrew at 088%, Portuguese 0.84%, and German as a mother tongue was 0.72% of the population. Hollywood had the 75th-highest percentage of Cuban residents in the U.S., at 4.23% of its population. It also had the 65th- highest percentage of Colombian Residents in the US, at 2.26%. It had the 50th-seventh highest percentage. of Peruvian residents, at 1.05%, and the 20th- Highest percentage of Romanian residents in. the US (tied with Locust Valley, New York). The city's age distribution was 21.3% under 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 31.3%. from 25 to 44, 23.1% from 45 to 64, and 17.3! who were 65 or older. The median income for a household in theCity was $40,714, and for a family was $55,849. The per capita income for the city was $22,097. About 9.9% of families and 13.2% of those under age 18 were below the poverty line.


The Intercostal Waterway, parallel to the Atlantic Ocean, provides both tourists and locals with the exploration of nature and observation of surroundings. A Food-Truck Takeover occurs every Monday, during which dozens of local food trucks park and offer a variety of cuisines. The Invicta Watch Group, a manufacturer and marketer of timepieces and writing instruments, has had its headquarters in Hollywood, where it also operates its customer-service call center. According to the city's 2019 Comprehensive Annual Financial Report, the top employers in the city are: HEICO, Commodore Cruise Line, Young Circle, and Hollywood International Airport. The city is home to the U.S. Air Force Academy and the University of California, Los Angeles. It is also the home of the California Institute of the Arts, which was founded in 1883 and is located on the edge of the San Francisco Bay Area. It was the site of the opening of California's first public library in 1881. The Hollywood River runs through the center of the city, and is a popular tourist attraction. It also provides a scenic route for tourists to explore the city and the surrounding area. The Intercosta Waterway provides tourists with the opportunity to explore nature and observe the surrounding landscape. It's also a popular spot for locals to enjoy the local cuisine, including barbecue, burgers, gourmet grilled cheese, and desserts, as well as a wide range of ethnic foods. The town's population has grown over the years, with the majority of residents living in the area between the ages of 20 and 30.

Parks and recreation

Hollywood has about 60 golf courses. Parking is available on side streets or in parking garages for a fee. The city has a large number of public parks, including one with a swimming pool. It also has a number of community centers, which are open to the public. The town also has its own public library, which is open to public use. It is located on the west side of the city, near the San Francisco Bay area. It has a population of about 2.5 million people, and is home to many public parks and community centers. It's also home to the city's airport, which has a capacity of about 100,000 people, as well as other public facilities. It was built in the early 1900s, when the city was at the beginning of its development. The area was first developed as a city in the 19th century, when it was known as the City of Los Angeles. Today, the city is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, with more than a million people visiting each year. Its population has grown over the years, and it has a long history of being the site of many sporting events, such as the New York City Marathon, the World Series of Poker, and the World Cup of Hockey. The community also has many parks, many of which have been built in recent years, including a park with a large swimming pool, and a public park that is open for the public to use. The City of San Francisco is the largest city in New York state.


Joseph Wesley Young, c. 1925   Arthur W. Kellner, 1935  Lester Boggs, 1943-1947, 1949-1953  Alfred G. Ryll, 1954-1955  William G. Zinkil Sr., 1955-1957, 1959-1967  E. L. McMorrough, c.- 1959  David Keating, c- 1959  Mara Giulianti, c - 2002  Peter Bober, c  2016  Josh Levy, 2016present. The current mayor is Josh Levy, who took office in 2016. The mayor's office is located in downtown New York City.


Hollywood (Florida) has a diverse and broad number of educational institutions throughout the city. These include 32 public (and charter) schools with 24 private schools. The public schools are operated by the Broward County Public Schools. There are eight public 'charter' schools which operate independently from the public schools. These are: Hollywood Academy of Arts and Science (K8), New Life Charter Academy, Championship Academy of Distinction at Hollywood K5, Avant Garde Academy of Broward (K12), BridgePrep Academy at Hollywood Hills, Ben Gamla Preparatory Academy and Bridge Prep Academy. The 14 elementary schools comprise: Beachside Montessori Village, Apollo Middle School, Attucks Middle School and Driftwood Middle School. The private schools in Hollywood include: Hollywood Hills High School, McArthur High School and Sheridan Technical College and High School. They are located in the Hollywood Hills area of the city, which is located on the east coast of Florida. The city has a population of 2.2 million people, according to the 2010 census. The population of Hollywood, Florida is 2.3 million people. It is the most populous city in Florida, followed by Miami, with 1.7 million people and Tampa, with 2.4 million. It also has one of the highest murder rates in the country. The number of murders in the city in 2010 was 2.7. The murder rate in the state of Florida was 1.9. It was the highest rate in Florida since the 1970s.


Hollywood is served by Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport, the 22nd busiest airport in the United States. Broward County Transit operates several bus routes that pass through the city of Hollywood. It is also served by Tri-Rail stations at Sheridan Street and Hollywood. The Hollywood Police Department is an entity within the city government tasked with law enforcement. The city is home to the Florida International Film Festival, which takes place in February and March each year. It also hosts the Florida Film Festival in June and July each year, which draws thousands of visitors. The festival is the largest film festival in Florida, with more than 100,000 visitors a year. The film festival is held in Hollywood, Florida, and is one of the largest in the U.S., with a total attendance of more than 1.5 million people. It has a reputation for being a great film festival, with many of the films that have been produced in the city being of high quality. The Film Festival is also known for its livelier events, such as the annual Hollywood Film Festival and the Hollywood Film Awards, which take place in September and October each year in Hollywood. There is also a museum in Hollywood called the Hollywood Museum of American Art, which was established in the early 20th century. It was the first museum in the country to be dedicated to the art of film and sculpture. The museum is located in the Hollywood neighborhood of Hollywood and was built in the late 1930s. There are also several other museums in the area.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida = 78.5. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 50. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 20. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Hollywood = 6.7 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO ( and is uniform worldwide.


The most recent city population of 153,067 individuals with a median age of 41.6 age the population grows by 2.20% in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 5,601.83 residents per square mile of area (2,162.79/km²). There are average 2.4 people per household in the 58,711 households with an average household income of $46,766 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 10.00% of the available work force and has dropped -4.68% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.64%. The number of physicians in Hollywood per 100,000 population = 232.


The annual rainfall in Hollywood = 54.7 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 97. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 246. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 57.8 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 28, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida which are owned by the occupant = 53.15%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 39 years with median home cost = $128,700 and home appreciation of -18.26%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $14.38 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.


The local school district spends $4,702 per student. There are 16.9 students for each teacher in the school, 566 students for each Librarian and 456 students for each Counselor. 6.70% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 13.54% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 8.40% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Hollywood's population in Broward County, Florida of 2,807 residents in 1900 has increased 54,53-fold to 153,067 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 51.14% female residents and 48.86% male residents live in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida.

    As of 2020 in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida are married and the remaining 49.09% are single population.

  • 28.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Hollywood require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    77.97% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 13.18% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 3.14% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 2.74% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida, 53.15% are owner-occupied homes, another 32.34% are rented apartments, and the remaining 14.51% are vacant.

  • The 44.35% of the population in Hollywood, Broward County, Florida who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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