Florida State

Florida is a state in the southeastern region of the United States, bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean.

Florida is the 22nd most extensive, the 4th most populous, and the 8th most densely populated of the 50 United States.

The state capital is Tallahassee, its largest city is Jacksonville, and the Miami metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the southeastern United States.

Much of Florida is situated on a peninsula between the Gulf of Mexico, the Atlantic Ocean, and the Straits of Florida.

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Florida Overview


As of 2012, Florida has a total population of 18,861,537 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of 18.05%.

The median home price Florida is $140,180 with the median age of the buyer being 24. Homes in Florida have appreciatied over the last by -16.00%.

Public schools in Florida spend approximately $4,557 per student. This provides for a student to teacher ratio of 16.3.

Florida has an unemployment rate of 11.20%, compared to the USA average of 10.20%. Recent job growth is -5.37% with a projected future job growth of 18.06%.

Florida has an average commute time of 28.5 compared to the national average of 27.8.

On a scale from 1 to 10 (lowest crime to highest crime) Florida is a 7 in violent crime and a 7 in property crime. Violent crime is made up of murder, manslaughter, rape, aggrevated assault and robbery. Property crime is made up of larceny, burglary, vehicle theft, arson and any theft type offense when there is no force against the victim. The national averages are 4 for violent crime and 4 for property crime.

In terms of political affiliations in Florida, 50.910% of people are Democrats, 48.100% are Republicans and 0.982% are registered Independent.

Florida People


In 2012, the population of Florida was 18,861,537. Florida has a population density of 350 (how many people live in one square mile.

Family in Florida

The median age in Florida is 40, compared to the USA median age of 36.8. Males account for 49.08% of the population of Florida, while females make up 50.92% of the population (The USA averages are 49.34% male and 50.66% female).

The average household size in Florida is 2.47 people across 7,458,092. 58.02% of people are married in Florida while 41.98% are single.

Local PopulationFloridaUnited States
Population Density35087
Population Change18.05%9.00%
Median Age4036.8
Household Size2.472.59
Male Population49.08%49.34%
Female Population50.92%50.66%
Married Population58.02%57.41%
Single Population41.98%42.59%

Florida Economy

Households by IncomeFloridaUnited States
Income Less than $15,00012.30%12.48%
Income Between $15,000 and $25,00011.18%10.46%
Income Between $25,000 and $35,00011.98%10.68%
Income Between $35,000 and $50,00016.33%15.26%
Income Between $50,000 and $75,00011.34%12.20%
Income Between $100,000 and $150,00010.24%11.83%
Income Between $150,000 and $250,0004.44%5.23%
Income Between $250,000 and $500,0001.52%1.54%
Income Greater than $500,0000.75%0.70%
Population by OccupationFloridaUnited States
Management, Business, and Financial Operations13.55%13.70%
Professional and Related Occupations18.39%20.28%
Sales and Office29.49%26.66%
Farming, Fishing, and Forestry0.90%0.74%
Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance10.20%9.51%
Production, Transportation, and Material Moving10.66%14.39%
Local EconomyFloridaUnited States
Unemployment Rate11.20%10.20%
Recent Job Growth-5.37%-4.06%
Future Job Growth18.06%21.68%
Sales Taxes7.00%6.80%
Income Taxes0.00%6.25%
Income per Capita$26,597$26,372
Household Income$48,202$51,660

Florida Housing


As of 2012, Florida consisted of 24.44% renters and 60.20% home owners. Homes have appreciated at a rate of -16.00% over the past year (compared to a national appreciation of -5.21%).

Florida HousingFloridaUnited States
Median Home Cost$140,180$183,450
Median Home Age2433
Home Appreciation-16.00%-5.21%
Homes Owned60.20%60.14%
Housing Vacancy15.36%10.50%
Homes Rented24.44%29.36%
Property Tax Rate$11.96$11.20
Florida Homes by ValueFloridaUnited States
Less Than $20,0001.68%2.71%
$20,000 to $39,9992.45%3.86%
$40,000 to $59,9993.45%5.09%
$60,000 to $79,9994.59%6.10%
$80,000 to $99,9995.78%7.33%
$100,000 to $149,99918.54%18.53%
$150,000 to $199,99918.38%14.38%
$200,000 to $299,99921.39%17.52%
$300,000 to $399,99910.36%9.26%
$400,000 to $499,9994.75%5.11%
$500,000 to $749,9994.70%5.76%
$1,000,000 or more2.11%2.07%
Florida Homes by Year BuiltFloridaUnited States
1939 or Earlier2.27%12.87%
1940 to 19492.41%6.21%
1950 to 19597.27%10.80%
1960 to 196910.41%12.04%
1970 to 197918.57%16.14%
1980 to 198921.45%14.11%
1990 to 19948.40%6.29%
1995 to 19987.32%6.33%
1999 to October 200521.90%15.21%

Florida Religion


39.69% of the people in Florida declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.

Florida ReligionsFloridaUnited States
Declared Religious39.69%48.34%
Other Christian3.41%5.20%

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Florida Cities

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Bronson, FL Brooker, FL Brooksville, FL Bryceville, FL Bunnell, FL Bushnell, FL Cadillac, FL Callahan, FL Callaway, FL Campbellton, FL Canal Point, FL Candler, FL Cantonment, FL Cape Canaveral, FL Cape Coral, FL Cape Haze, FL Cape San Blas, FL Captiva Island, FL Captiva, FL Carrabelle, FL Carrollwood, FL Caryville, FL Cassadaga, FL Casselberry, FL Cedar Grove, FL Cedar Key, FL Celebration, FL Center Hill, FL Century, FL Champions Gate, FL Chattahoochee, FL Chiefland, FL Chipley, FL Chokoloskee, FL Christmas, FL Chuluota, FL Citra, FL Citrus Springs, FL City of Sunrise, FL Clarksville, FL Clearwater Beach, FL Clearwater, FL Clermont, FL Clewiston, FL Cocoa Beach, FL Cocoa, FL Coconut Creek, FL Coconut Grove, FL Coleman, FL Cooper City, FL Copeland, FL Coral Gables, FL Coral Springs, FL Cortez, FL Cottondale, FL Crawfordville, FL Crescent City, FL Crestview, FL Cross City, FL Crystal Beach, FL Crystal River, FL Crystal Springs, FL Cudjoe Key, FL Cutler Bay, FL Dade City, FL Dalkeith, FL Dania Beach, FL Dania, FL Davenport, FL Davie, FL Daytona Beach Shores, FL Daytona Beach, FL De Leon Springs, FL Debary, FL Deer Island, FL Deerfield Beach, FL Deerfield, FL Defuniak Springs, FL Deland, FL Delray Beach, FL Deltona, FL Destin, FL Doral, FL Dover, FL Duette, FL Dundee, FL Dunedin, FL Dunnellon, FL Durant, FL Eagle Lake, FL Earleton, FL East Palatka, FL Eastpoint, FL Eaton Park, FL Eatonville, FL Ebro, FL Edgewater, FL Edgewood, FL Eglin AFB, FL El Portal, FL Elkton, FL Ellenton, FL Eloise, FL Englewood, FL Enterprise, FL Estero, FL Eustis, FL Everglades City, FL Fairfield, FL Fanning Springs, FL Felda, FL Fellsmere, FL Fern Park, FL Fernandina Beach, FL Fernandina, FL Ferndale, FL Flagler Beach, FL Fleming Island, FL Fleming Isle, FL Florahome, FL Floral City, FL Florida City, FL Fort Denaud, FL Fort Lauderdale, FL Fort McCoy, FL Fort Meade, FL Fort Myers Beach, FL Fort Myers, FL Fort Pierce, FL Fort Walton Beach, FL Fort White, FL Fountain, FL Freeport, FL Frostproof, 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Howard Creek, FL Howey In the Hills, FL Hudson, FL Hurlburt Field, FL Hyde Park, FL Hypoluxo, FL Immokalee, FL Indialantic, FL Indian Creek Village, FL Indian Harbour Beach, FL Indian Lake Estates, FL Indian River Shores, FL Indian Rocks Beach, FL Indian Shores, FL Indiantown, FL Inglis, FL Intercession City, FL Interlachen, FL Inverness, FL Islamorada, FL Island Grove, FL Jacksonville Beach, FL Jacksonville, FL Jasper, FL Jay, FL Jennings, FL Jensen Beach, FL Juno Beach, FL Jupiter Inlet Colony, FL Jupiter Island, FL Jupiter, FL Kathleen, FL Keaton Beach, FL Kenansville, FL Kendall, FL Kennedy Space Center, FL Kenneth City, FL Key Biscayne, FL Key Colony Beach, FL Key Largo, FL Key West, FL Keystone Heights, FL Kinard, FL Kissimmee, FL La Crosse, FL Labelle, FL Lacoochee, FL Lady Lake, FL Lake Alfred, FL Lake Buena Vista, FL Lake Butler, FL Lake City, FL Lake Clarke Shores, FL Lake Como, FL Lake County South, FL Lake Hamilton, FL Lake Harbor, FL Lake Helen, FL Lake Mary, FL Lake Monroe, FL Lake Panasoffkee, FL Lake Park, FL Lake Placid, FL Lake Suzy, FL Lake Wales, FL Lake Worth, FL Lakeland, FL Lakewood Ranch, FL Lakewood, FL Laky Lake, FL Lamont, FL Lanark Village, FL Land O Lakes, FL Lantana, FL Largo, FL Las Vegas, FL Lauderdale by the Sea, FL Lauderdale Lakes, FL Lauderhill, FL Laurel Hill, FL Laurel, FL Lawtey, FL Layton Key, FL Lazy Lake, FL Lecanto, FL Lee, FL Leesburg, FL Lehigh Acres, FL Lighthouse Point, FL Lithia, FL Little Torch Key, FL Live Oak, FL Lloyd, FL Lochloosa, FL Lockhart, FL Long Key, FL Longboat Key, FL Longwood, FL Lorida, FL Loughman, FL Lowell, FL Loxahatchee, FL Lulu, FL Luraville, FL Lutz, FL Lynn Haven, FL MacClenny, FL Madeira Beach, FL Madison, FL Maitland, FL Malabar, FL Malone, FL Manalapan, FL Mandarin, FL Marathon Shores, FL Marathon, FL Marco Island, FL Margate, FL Marianna, FL Mary Esther, FL Masaryktown, FL Mascotte, FL Matlacha Isles, FL Matlacha, FL Maxville, FL Mayo, FL Mc Alpin, FL Mc David, FL Mc Intosh, FL Medley, FL Melbourne Beach, FL Melbourne Village, FL Melbourne, FL Melrose, FL Merritt Island, FL Mexico Beach, FL Miami Beach, FL Miami Gardens, FL Miami Lakes, FL Miami Shores, FL Miami Springs, FL Miami, FL Micanopy, FL Micco, FL Miccosukee, FL Middleburg, FL Midway, FL Milligan, FL Milton, FL Mims, FL Minneola, FL Miramar Beach, FL Miramar, FL Miromar Lakes, FL Molino, FL Monticello, FL Montverde, FL Moore Haven, FL Morriston, FL Mount Dora, FL Mulberry, FL Murdock, FL Myakka City, FL Nalcrest, FL Naples, FL Navarre, FL Neptune Beach, FL New Port Richey, FL New Smyrna Beach, FL New Smyrna, FL Newberry, FL Niceville, FL Nichols, FL Nobleton, FL Nocatee, FL Nokomis, FL Noma, FL North Bay Village, FL North Dade, FL North Fort Myers, FL North Lauderdale, FL North Miami Beach, FL North Miami, FL North Naples, FL North Palm Beach, FL North Port, FL North Redington Beach, FL North Rock Harbor, FL North Venice, FL O Brien, FL Oak Hill, FL Oakland Park, FL Oakland, FL Ocala, FL Ocean Reef, FL Ocean Ridge, FL Ochopee, FL Ocklawaha, FL Ocoee, FL Odessa, FL Ojus, FL Okahumpka, FL Okeechobee, FL Old Town, FL Oldsmar, FL Olustee, FL Ona, FL Opa Locka, FL Orange City, FL Orange Lake, FL Orange Park, FL Orange Springs, FL Orchid, FL Orlando, FL Ormond Beach, FL Osprey, FL Osteen, FL Otter Creek, FL Oviedo, FL Oxford, FL Ozona, FL Pace, FL Pahokee, FL Paisley, FL Palatka, FL Palm Bay, FL Palm Beach Gardens, FL Palm Beach Shores, FL Palm Beach, FL Palm City, FL Palm Coast, FL Palm Harbor, FL Palm River, FL Palm Shores, FL Palm Springs, FL Palmdale, FL Palmetto Bay, FL Palmetto, FL Panacea, FL Panama City Beach, FL Panama City, FL Parker, FL Parkland, FL Parrish, FL Patrick AFB, FL Paxton, FL Pembroke Park, FL Pembroke Pines, FL Penney Farms, FL Pensacola Beach, FL Pensacola, FL Perrine, FL Perry, FL Pierson, FL Pinecrest, FL Pinellas Park, FL Pinetta, FL Pinewood, FL Placida, FL Plant City, FL Plantation, FL Plymouth, FL Poinciana, FL Point Washington, FL Polk City, FL Pomona Park, FL Pompano Beach, FL Ponce De Leon, FL Ponce Inlet, FL Ponte Vedra Beach, FL Ponte Vedra, FL Port Charlotte, FL Port Orange, FL Port Richey, FL Port Saint Joe, FL Port Saint John, FL Port Saint Lucie, FL Port Salerno, FL Princeton, FL Punta Gorda, FL Putnam Hall, FL Quincy, FL Raiford, FL Reddick, FL Redington Beach, FL Redington Shores, FL Reunion, FL Richland, FL River Ranch, FL Riverview, FL Riviera Beach, FL Rock Bluff, FL Rock Harbor, FL Rockledge, FL Roseland, FL Rotonda West, FL Royal Palm Beach, FL Ruskin, FL Safety Harbor, FL Saint Augustine Beach, FL Saint Augustine, FL Saint Cloud, FL Saint George Island, FL Saint George, FL Saint James City, FL Saint Johns, FL Saint Leo, FL Saint Lucie Village, FL Saint Marks, FL Saint Petersburg, FL Saint Pinellas Park, FL Saint Teresa, FL Salem, FL Salt Springs, FL San Antonio, FL San Mateo, FL Sanderson, FL Sandestin, FL Sanford, FL Sanibel Island, FL Sanibel, FL Santa Rosa Beach, FL Sarasota Springs, FL Sarasota, FL Satellite Beach, FL Satsuma, FL Scottsmoor, FL Scotttsdale, FL Sea Ranch Lakes, FL Sebastian, FL Sebring, FL Seffner, FL Seminole, FL Seville, FL Sewalls Point, FL Shady Grove, FL Shalimar, FL Sharpes, FL Siesta Key, FL Silver Springs, FL Singer Island, FL Sneads, FL Sopchoppy, FL Sorrento, FL South Bay, FL South Daytona, FL South Fort Myers, FL South Miami, FL South Palm Beach, FL South Pasadena, FL Southport, FL Southwest Ranches, FL Sparr, FL Spring Hill, FL Sprint Metro, FL St Pete Beach, FL Standfield, FL Starke, FL Staugustin, FL Steinhatchee, FL Stock Island, FL Stuart, FL Sugarlf Shrs, FL Sugarloaf Key, FL Sumatra, FL Summerfield, FL Summerland Key, FL Sumterville, FL Sun City Center, FL Sun City, FL Sunny Hills, FL Sunny Isles Beach, FL Sunrise Fl Broward, FL Sunrise, FL Surfside, FL Suwannee, FL Sydney, FL Tallahassee, FL Tallevast, FL Tamarac, FL Tampa, FL Tarpon Springs, FL Tavares, FL Tavernier, FL Telogia, FL Temple Terrace, FL Tequesta, FL Terra Ceia, FL The Villages, FL Thonotosassa, FL 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FL Zolfo Springs, FL

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