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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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.
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.
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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 Population||Florida||United States|
|Households by Income||Florida||United States|
|Income Less than $15,000||12.30%||12.48%|
|Income Between $15,000 and $25,000||11.18%||10.46%|
|Income Between $25,000 and $35,000||11.98%||10.68%|
|Income Between $35,000 and $50,000||16.33%||15.26%|
|Income Between $50,000 and $75,000||11.34%||12.20%|
|Income Between $100,000 and $150,000||10.24%||11.83%|
|Income Between $150,000 and $250,000||4.44%||5.23%|
|Income Between $250,000 and $500,000||1.52%||1.54%|
|Income Greater than $500,000||0.75%||0.70%|
|Population by Occupation||Florida||United States|
|Management, Business, and Financial Operations||13.55%||13.70%|
|Professional and Related Occupations||18.39%||20.28%|
|Sales and Office||29.49%||26.66%|
|Farming, Fishing, and Forestry||0.90%||0.74%|
|Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance||10.20%||9.51%|
|Production, Transportation, and Material Moving||10.66%||14.39%|
|Local Economy||Florida||United States|
|Recent Job Growth||-5.37%||-4.06%|
|Future Job Growth||18.06%||21.68%|
|Income per Capita||$26,597||$26,372|
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 Housing||Florida||United States|
|Median Home Cost||$140,180||$183,450|
|Median Home Age||24||33|
|Property Tax Rate||$11.96||$11.20|
|Florida Homes by Value||Florida||United States|
|Less Than $20,000||1.68%||2.71%|
|$20,000 to $39,999||2.45%||3.86%|
|$40,000 to $59,999||3.45%||5.09%|
|$60,000 to $79,999||4.59%||6.10%|
|$80,000 to $99,999||5.78%||7.33%|
|$100,000 to $149,999||18.54%||18.53%|
|$150,000 to $199,999||18.38%||14.38%|
|$200,000 to $299,999||21.39%||17.52%|
|$300,000 to $399,999||10.36%||9.26%|
|$400,000 to $499,999||4.75%||5.11%|
|$500,000 to $749,999||4.70%||5.76%|
|$1,000,000 or more||2.11%||2.07%|
|Florida Homes by Year Built||Florida||United States|
|1939 or Earlier||2.27%||12.87%|
|1940 to 1949||2.41%||6.21%|
|1950 to 1959||7.27%||10.80%|
|1960 to 1969||10.41%||12.04%|
|1970 to 1979||18.57%||16.14%|
|1980 to 1989||21.45%||14.11%|
|1990 to 1994||8.40%||6.29%|
|1995 to 1998||7.32%||6.33%|
|1999 to October 2005||21.90%||15.21%|
39.69% of the people in Florida declare themselves religious, compared to the national average of 48.34%.
|Florida Religions||Florida||United States|