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Hollywood's age, racial, and cultural diversity represent America at large
Twenty-seven percent of Hollywood's residents are 55 or older; thirteen percent are 45 to 54; and thirty-one percent are 25 to 44. Hispanics make up seventeen percent; African Americans thirteen percent; Whites sixty-eight percent; and Asian Americans two percent of the population.
Hollywood was founded by John Wesley Young
The city was devastated by the September 18, 1926 hurricane
Hollywood Memorial Hospital opened in February, 1953
In 1958, the Diplomat Hotel opened, providing temporary residence to many celebrities, entertainers, and dignitaries
The Seminole Indian Reservation, a politically independent entity, is within the corporate limits of the city
Hollywood is a built-out city
Hollywood Beach was named one of the "Best Beaches for Families" by Fodor's Travel Guides in 2009.
Hollywood is home to many French Canadians who winter in the City, especially along the beach