About Our Town - History - Demographics
The Town of Southwest Ranches was incorporated on June 6, 2000 , six months after the US Census Survey was completed. The information provided below comes from basic Census research and private studies.
Population: Approx. 7,355 (according to 2010 US Census Report)
Area : Approx. 13 square miles
County : Broward
Government : Council-Administrator
Location : 15 miles southwest of Fort Lauderdale, Florida; 12 miles north of Miami/Dade County; 15 minutes from Fort
Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport
Housing : Single-family dwellings; home costs range from $200,000 to over $1 million
Characteristics : Predominantly Residential, some Agriculture,& minimal
Commercial / Industrial.
Southwest Ranches home sites are a minimum of one and 2 ½ acres. Farms, Equestrians and Families
are included in our unique lifestyle
in SW Broward!
Industry : Very Light
Commercial : Very Light (Coquina Plaza & Tom Thumb only)
Parks and Recreation : Currently we have one Open Space Park in the Rolling Oaks Community on SW 178th Ave. 1 Recreational Park (The Sunshine Ranches Equestrian Park) on Volunteer Road, just North of Stirling Road. We have also been awarded grants to purchase land to develope four additional parks.
Protection : Broward Sheriff's Office, District 8 for Police Safety. Town of Davie and SWR Volunteer Fire Department for Fire Safety. Emergency Medical Services provided by Town of Davie.
Schools : Our students go to the many great schools in our surrounding municipalities.
Transportation : Our Town is in close proximity to major highways I-75, I-595 and US 27. Only 15 minutes away from Ft. Laud / Hollywood International airport & 30 minutes away from Miami International Airport. There is one County Bus that comes through our Town; however, most of our residents commute by personal transportation.
Median Household Income in Broward County : $41,700
Median Age in Broward County : 37.8
Please be advised that under Florida law, e-mail addresses are public records. If you do not want your e-mail address released in response to a public records request, do not send electronic mail to this entity. Instead, contact this office by phone at (954) 434-0008, or in writing at 13400 Griffin Road, Southwest Ranches, FL 33330.