Hollywood Info and Hurricane Windows
If your one of the lucky ones and live in Hollywood Florida (with hurricane windows!) than you are familiar with the all year round beautiful warm tropical weather (and occasional ugly hurricane). Having such great weather allows for a lot of outdoor activities. This is a big draw for many tourists who visit from around the country and around the world during hurricane season and the off hurricane season. If you live in the area check on our Hollywood hurricane windows and doors.
Some of the many things to enjoy in the area are the beaches. Hollywood Beach is very popular and clean. This is a great beach to bring the family and friends to. But, this is not the only beach that is public in the Hollywood area. Hollywood North Beach Park is the destination for nature lovers, with its natural surrounding and wildlife, nature lovers come back year after year to this beach. Another hiking and kayaking adventure can be found at the Anne Kolb Nature Center, there are three exciting channels to venture through.
Hollywood Florida also has a Hard Rock Casino. There are many Hard Rock Casinos in the U.S. but this one is the ultimate playground for music lovers, gamblers and partying adults. There is also a Seminole Casino in Hollywood, this casino is great for poker players. The Seminole Casino has 48 poker tables with progressive royal jackpots.
ArtsPark at Young Circle attracts many locals and tourists. There are many events that happen in this area and at ArtsPark. Check local city calendars for upcoming events. If you are in the area during a Food Truck Event which happens usually once a week it’s defiantly worth checking if you’re are a food connoisseur or just love to eat interesting good fair.
The population of Hollywood is made up of mostly white, Hispanic and African American. Whites make up 72.7 percent of the population while Asians make up 2.4 percent. This is aligned with the national average. See the table below for a breakdown of the population races.
|More than one race||3.2%
The gender breakdown is also aligned with the rest of the country with little deviation. Females out number males by about two percent. See Hollywood, Florida and the United States gender breakdown below.
The work force in the Hollywood area has suffered slightly since 2008. The average of unemployed in the area is close to two percent higher than the national average. Asians have an uncommon high unemployment rate for the area as compared to the rest of the U.S.
|Black or African American||13.9%||13.6%||14.0%|
|Two or more races||13.3%||11.8%||12.2%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0.0%||9.5%||10.5%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||0.0%||12.2%||13.9%|
As with the rest of the country, Hollywood has a higher number of residents in the sales and office occupations than manufacturing and education combined. South Florida and Hollywood in particular will have a higher number of service professionals then the national average due to the high number of tourists in the area.
|Management and financial occupations||15.0%||14.1%||14.3%|
|Construction and maintenance occupations||11.3%||10.7%||9.8%|
|Education, community service and media occupations||9.8%||9.5%||10.6%|
|Production, transportation and moving occupations||8.0%||9.2%||12.4%|
|Healthcare and technical occupations||4.6%||5.3%||5.2%|
Less people in the Hollywood Florida area have a mortgage than the national average. 35.2 percent of the residents in Hollywood have a mortgage as compared to the national average of 39.8 percent. Most people in the area do have a mortgage as compared to the people who don’t. 15.7 percent of the population here does not have a mortgage. See monthly mortgage rates below.
|$500 – $999||12.4%
|$1,000 – $1,499||24.2%
|$1,500 – $1,999||24.1%
|$2,000 – $2,999||25.8%
Protecting your Hollywood Florida Home
Hollywood is one of the most pleasant places in the United States in which to live, but residents must be aware of the dangers associated with living in the area. Although the weather is gorgeous most of the time, strong winds and hurricanes can make unwanted visits and cause tremendous damage to homes. This is why it is so important for homeowners to invest in impact windows. These windows are specially-designed to be able to handle the impact of high winds and the debris that can fly through the air during a hurricane. Homeowners in Hollywood, Florida are urged to install these windows to keep their families safe, and there are numerous Hollywood impact window companies from which to choose.
Without the use of these special hurricane windows, some homes can become full of broken glass, debris and water. In fact, the damage caused by water allowed to enter a home is more devastating than most other types of damage associated with strong category five hurricanes. Though impact hurricane windows are more expensive than conventional windows, they can help Hollywood homeowners to save money in the long run by reducing insurance costs and preventing damage. Interested homeowners should contact a Hollywood hurricane window company today for more window and door installation information.