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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A
  5. Good for Families
    B
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    B-
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    B-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Hollywood is a suburb of Miami with a population of 149,750. Hollywood is in Broward County. Living in Hollywood offers residents a suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Hollywood there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Hollywood and residents tend to lean liberal. The public schools in Hollywood are above average.
About Hollywood...
Population
149,750

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$217,100
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,128
National
$949
Area Feel
Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    43%
  • Own
    57%
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Hollywood Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    152.1
    282.7
  • Murder
    5.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    17.5
    40.7
  • Robbery
    114.4
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    469.2
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,231.4
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    328.2
    284
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    14%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    17%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    16%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    31%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    30%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%

Working in Hollywood

Jobs
B-
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$50,019
National
$55,322
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Hollywood Reviews

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Hollywood Fl. offers a variety of restaurants and different foods to cater to everyone's taste. A small but very friendly and beautiful downtown area. Safe during the day time and night time. Nightlife is always buzzing and again a diversity of music, drinks, and dance venues are offered. I'm also giving a 4 star rating for schools, most offer sports activities, teachers can always be reached for concerns/questions parents might have. Counseling, (in many cases free of charge) is also available. Can't say enough about the gorgeous, people and pet friendly beaches, which offer an immense variety of accommodations ranging from different prices, as well as restaurants. Public transportation also available form downtown to malls and beaches. Not difficult to find public parking at the beach and moderately priced. I hold Hollywood FL. as a friendly, safe,always in action town, where a family as well as single person can live comfortably!
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Hollywood is a great place to live with various activities for families and people of all ages to participate in throughout different parks and recreation systems, community centers, etc. In this city, it is important to emphasize and educate the importance of protecting the environment, such as beaches and parks so Florida wildlife can live in their habitats safely, and so citizens and visitors may safely enjoy the diverse environment and fun-filled activities within Hollywood.
Hollywood is a beautiful city comprised of astounding, family friendly beaches, and a close knit community. Hollywood's central location between Fort Lauderdale and Miami's ports makes it easily accessible for tourist coming via cruise as well as, flight considering that both Miami and Fort Lauderdale's airports are within close proximity as well. Hollywood has an array of excellent restaurant selections and fun activities within the anchor of the community known as Young Circle in the Downtown area. I would recommend this versatile city to anyone seeking a tasteful, relaxing time in South Florida.