Shorthand for Broward County, Florida, because it's Broward's principal area code. Known for stupid and corrupt politicians, frequently documented in New Times and City Link alternative newspapers.
Local governments are most infamous for enriching developers by overpaying for property and especially for buying a $221 million hockey stadium with county funds for a greedy zillionaire who should have paid for it himself. Site of many movies, especially Where The Boys Are and Revenge Of The Nerds 2.
954 is between 305 and 561.
Area code 954 is designed to be easy to remember for graduates of Florida schools. If they know that 9-5=4, that is.