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High Points

Florida strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in New York):

Category Trophy
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Florida Public Transportation Use
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Florida Low Violent Crime
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Florida Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 10% Florida Median Family Income
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 11% Florida Well-Paid Single Men
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 16% Florida College Educated Adults
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Florida People in Middle Class or Better
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 19% Florida Racial Diversity

Comparative Profile of Florida, New York

Comparing Florida to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in New York (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 10 7
Well-Paid Single Men 9 6
Racial Diversity 9 7
Female Share of the Population 7 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Age of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 4 4
Senior Citizens 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 7
Portion of People Married 8 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 10 6
College Educated Adults 9 6
People in Middle Class or Better 9 6
People Above Poverty 8 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 7
Walking and Biking to Work 6 5
Working at Home 6 5
Short Commute Times 1 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 6 9
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
People Living Alone 3 4
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 1 4
Affordability of Rents 1 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 8 8

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Florida Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 28 miles N of Wayne, New Jersey (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles N of Newark, New Jersey
County Orange
Standard Zip Codes 10921
Phone Area Codes 845
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.331
Longitude -74.357

Florida Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 10.5 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 35 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 43 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 16.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 34 to 56 F
Jul Temp 60 to 79 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.3 inches
Distance 18.4 miles
Jan Temp 18 to 36 F
Apr Temp 39 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 41 to 64 F
Annual Precip 51 inches
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Florida Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 2,571 100%
Male 1,220 47.5%
Female 1,351 52.5%
Under 18 686 26.7%
18+ 1,885 73.3%
65+ 329 12.8%
Median Age 37.9
Average Family Size 3.17
White 2,392 93%
African-American 65 2.5%
Asian 16 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 13 0.5%
Other 48 1.9%
Mixed Race 37 1.4%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 167 6.5%

Estimated Florida Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 2,781
Growth 210
Growth % 8.2%

Florida Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Polish 19.1%
Italian 17.8%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.3%
Irish 12.5%
German 11%
English 6.8%
US/American 4.7%
Dutch 2.1%
Greek 1.4%
Russian 1.3%
Norwegian 1%
Hungarian 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Czechoslovakian 0.8%
French Canadian 0.7%
Swedish 0.7%
British 0.7%
European 0.7%
Eastern European 0.7%
Slovak 0.4%
Slovene 0.4%
Jamaican 0.3%
French (except Basque) 0.2%
Finnish 0.2%
Turkish 0.2%
Austrian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Ukrainian 0.2%
Estonian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
African 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Florida 2,571 $61,406
Chester 3,445 $65,321
Goshen 5,676 $66,250
Greenwood Lake 3,411 $61,029
Middletown 25,388 $47,760
Monroe 7,780 $76,894
Warwick 6,412 $62,984

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