Regional Activity Center

City of Hollywood Regional Activity Center

The Regional Activity Center (RAC) is generally located East of I-95 and West of 17th Avenue with Sheridan Street as the northern boundary and Pembroke Road as the southern boundary. The RAC covers an area of over 1,450 acres that includes Downtown Hollywood and the key commercial and residential corridors of Federal Highway, Dixie Highway and a portion of Hollywood Boulevard.

RAC Map
The Regional Activity Center is a high-intensity, high-density multi-use area that encourages attractive and functional mixed living, working, shopping, education and recreational activities.

Demographics and Key Data Points about the Regional Activity Center

Key Facts
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150,430
Population
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2.41
Average 
Household Size

43.3
Median Age
Education

12%
No High
School
Diploma
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28%
High School
Graduate
Graduation Cap Icon30%
Some College
Graduation Cap Icon30%
Bachelor's/
Grad/Prof Degree
Business
Building Icon10,579
Total Businesses
Person Icon85,986
Total Employees
Employment
5.5%
Unemployment
Rate
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White Collar
Blue Collar Icon21%
Blue Collar
Services Icon14%
Services
Income
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$55,390
Median Household
Income
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$32,931
Per Capita
Income
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Median Net
Worth

15 Minute Drive Time


The Regional Activity Center, located east of I-95 and encompassing Downtown, is within close proximity of Fort Lauderdale and Miami. A 15 minute drive demonstrates that it is the center of a growing and thriving metropolitan region. Download a copy of the RAC Drive Time Analysis.
  Regional Activity Center
2016 Estimated Population 331,031
2021 Population Forecast 352,590
2016 Estimated Households 137,007
2021 Household Forecast 145,311
2016 Average Household Income $64,917
2016 Median Household Income $44,536
2016 Workplace Establishments 21,405
2016 Workplace Employees 195,432
Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Esri Forecast for 2016 and 2021; Infogroup 

Regional Activity Center Zoning


In order to create a vibrant, high-intensity, high-density multi-use area, the regulatory framework of the Regional Activity Center was recently updated. The new zoning encourages high quality and functional mixed living, working, shopping, education and recreational activities. Staff completed the proposed zoning changes in early 2016 and they were adopted by the City Commission in later that year. You can download a copy of the RAC Zoning Regulations and associated maps below. For additional information, please contact our office or the Division of Planning at 954.921.3471.

RAC Zoning Regulations
RAC Maps