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Cities and Towns

State of Florida

Florida, abbreviated "FL", is in the South Atlantic region of the U.S. Its capital is Tallahassee. There were 19,645,772 people in Florida as per 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics, BLS.gov. The state ratified the US Constitution and officially became part of the country on March 3, 1845.

Please explore the cities and towns of Florida, below.

Top Florida College Towns

Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System, 2014 (nces.ed.gov/ipeds).

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CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1 Miami 46 145,776
2 Jacksonville 30 54,561
3 Tampa 26 101,426
4 Orlando 22 145,906
5 Hialeah 11 5,396
6 West Palm Beach 11 6,775
7 Fort Myers 11 32,939
8 Fort Lauderdale 11 90,979
9 Gainesville 10 66,209
10 Sarasota 9 5,464
11 Pensacola 8 24,843
12 Tallahassee 8 66,991
13 Clearwater 7 35,492
14 Lakeland 6 8,734
15 Boca Raton 6 35,188
16 Orange Park 5 1,060
17 Pompano Beach 5 2,032
18 Miami Gardens 5 4,858
19 Melbourne 5 10,080
20 Bradenton 5 11,487

Largest Florida Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWN POPULATION
Alachua 9,435
Alford 538
Altamonte Springs 42,218
Altha 670
Anna Maria 1,219
Apalachicola 2,077
Apopka 45,801
Arcadia 7,704
Archer 1,180
Astatula 1,541
Atlantic Beach 12,961
Atlantis 2,175
Auburndale 14,281
Aventura 37,357
Avon Park 9,974
Baldwin 1,929
Bal Harbour 2,677
Bartow 18,094
Bascom 94
Bay Harbor Islands 5,921

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

People

Total Population 19,645,772
Male Share of the Population 48.9%
Female Share of the Population 51.1%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 8,432,513
Age of the Population 41.4

Families

% of people married 46.2%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 27.3%
Median Earnings25+ $31,478
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,753
Median Earnings With High School Degree $25,275

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,504
% Above Poverty Level 83.5%
% Below Poverty Level 16.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 26 minutes
% Working from Home 5.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.2%
% Using Public Transportation 2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone 29%
Median Gross Rent $1,002
Median House Value $159,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 40.3%
US/American 0.1%
English 7.2%
Irish 9.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Notable Places

Big Cypress (Park)
33100 Tamiami Trail East
Ochopee, Florida 34141-1000
239-695-2000

Biscayne (Park)
9700 SW 328 Street
Homestead, Florida 33033-5634
305-230-1144

Canaveral (Seashore)
Canaveral National Seashore
Titusville, Florida 32796-3521
321-267-1110

Castillo De San Marcos (Monument/Memorial)
One South Castillo Drive
St. Augustine, Florida 32084
904-829-6506

De Soto (Monument/Memorial)
P. O. Box 15390
Bradenton, Florida 34280-5390
941-792-0458

Dry Tortugas (Park)
P.O. Box 6208
Key West, Florida 33041
305-242-7700

Everglades (Park)
40001 State Road 9336
Homestead, Florida 33034-6733
305-242-7700

Fort Caroline (Monument/Memorial)
12713 Fort Caroline Rd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32225
904-641-7155

Fort Matanzas (Monument/Memorial)
8635 A1A South
St. Augustine, Florida 32080
904-471-0116

Gulf Islands (Seashore)
Park Headquarters
Gulf Breeze, Florida 32563-5000
850-934-2600

Timucuan (Park)
12713 Fort Caroline Rd.
Jacksonville, Florida 32225
904-641-7155

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