Roosevelt Gardens, Florida

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Roosevelt Gardens is a census-designated place (CDP) in Broward County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,923 at the 2000 census.


Roosevelt Gardens is located at 26°8′28″N 80°10′49″W / 26.14111°N 80.18028°W / 26.14111; -80.18028 (26.141213, -80.180268)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,923 people, 661 households, and 427 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,320.2/km² (6,068.2/mi²). There were 733 housing units at an average density of 884.4/km² (2,313.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 1.04% White, 97.66% African American, 0.16% Native American, 0.21% from other races, and 0.94% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.31% of the population.

There were 661 households out of which 30.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 23.4% were married couples living together, 34.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 35.4% were non-families. 28.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 6.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.91 and the average family size was 3.61.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 33.0% under the age of 18, 9.6% from 18 to 24, 27.9% from 25 to 44, 19.7% from 45 to 64, and 9.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 31 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 84.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $17,423, and the median income for a family was $20,536. Males had a median income of $16,760 versus $22,796 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $9,559. About 31.4% of families and 33.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 47.1% of those under age 18 and 33.3% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, English was the mother tongue for 100% of the population.[3]


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