Nationwide Claims to Fame

Florida is 1st out of 51 other states in Residents 65 or older

Florida is 2nd out of 51 other states in Building permits (last year)

Florida is 3rd out of 51 other states in Housing units

Florida is 3rd out of 51 other states in Retail accommodation and food service sales

Florida is 3rd out of 51 other states in Retail sales

Florida is 3rd out of 51 other states in Total businesses (including small businesses)

Florida is 4th out of 51 other states in Current population (2012)

Florida is 4th out of 51 other states in Foreign born residents

Florida is 4th out of 51 other states in Households

Florida is 4th out of 51 other states in Non-farm private employees

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Florida Rank US
Current population (2012) 19,317,568 4th 313,914,040
Size in square miles 53,624.8 26th 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 350.6 9th 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Florida Rank US
Residents younger than 5 5.5% 45th 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 20.7% 46th 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 18.2% 1st 13.7%
Education Demographics
Florida Rank US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 85.5% 34th 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 26.0% 32nd 28.2%
Race Demographics
Florida Rank US
Race - White 78.3% 33rd 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 16.6% 13th 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.5% 40th 1.2%
Race - Asian 2.7% 23rd 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.1% 26th 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.9% 31st 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 23.2% 6th 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 57.0% 43rd 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Florida Rank US
Female residents 51.1% 17th 50.8%
Foreign born residents 19.2% 4th 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Florida Rank US
Housing units 9,026,965 3rd 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 29.9% 10th 25.9%
Households 7,140,096 4th 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 69.0% 21st 66.1%
Home median value $188,600 23rd $186,200
People per household 2.6 19th 2.6
Building permits (last year) 64,810 2nd 829,658

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Florida Rank US
Income per capita $26,733 24th $27,915
Income per household $47,827 37th $52,762
Income below poverty line 14.7% 19th 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Florida Rank US
Non-farm private establishments 490,851 4th 7,354,043
Non-farm private employees 6,732,639 4th 113,425,965
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,009,589 3rd 27,092,908
Retail sales $262,341,127 3rd $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $14,353 14th $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $41,922,059 3rd $613,795,732

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