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 20,278,448 people in Florida as per 2019 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 (IPEDS) 2018-19, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Miami44131,265
2Tampa1983,056
3Jacksonville1851,088
4Orlando16130,254
5Hialeah105,751
6Fort Myers1034,350
7Sarasota96,057
8Gainesville970,639
9Tallahassee864,707
10West Palm Beach76,188
11Lakeland613,866
12Pensacola623,874
13Clearwater649,640
14Winter Park525,045
15Fort Lauderdale581,166
16Pompano Beach4432
17Hollywood42,439
18Saint Petersburg43,871
19Miami Gardens45,416
20Melbourne48,701

Largest Florida Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Altha820
Apalachicola2,257
Arcadia7,774
Archer1,252
Astatula1,723
Aventura37,875
Avon Park10,152
Bal Harbour2,959
Bay Harbor Islands5,930
Blountstown2,617
Boynton Beach74,483
Bradenton Beach933
Brandon113,124
Bushnell3,027
Carrabelle2,707
Cedar Grove3,547
Chipley3,491
Clermont32,217
Clewiston7,430
Cooper City35,081

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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Demographics

People

Total Population20,278,448
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens19.4%
Employed Population 16+8,907,171
Age of the Population41.8

Families

% of people married46.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher28.5%
Median Earnings25+$32,419
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$20,373
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,157

Wealth

Median Family Income$61,442
% Above Poverty Level84.5%
% Below Poverty Level15.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation2%

Housing

People Living Alone28.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,077
Median House Value$178,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40%
German9.7%
Irish8.7%
English6.9%
Italian5.9%
West Indian4.5%
Polish2.4%
Haitian2.4%
French Except Basque2.2%
Scottish1.5%
Jamaican1.4%
Russian1%
Dutch0.9%
Swedish0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Arab0.6%
African0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Brazilian0.4%
Portuguese0.4%
Czech0.3%
Ukrainian0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Bahamian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Lithuanian0.2%
Swiss0.2%
Danishn0.2%
Nigerian0.1%
Turkish0.1%
British0.1%
Iranian0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Syrian0.1%
Egyptian0.1%
Albanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Belgian0.1%
Croatian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Israeli0.1%
Guyanese0.1%
Finnish0.1%
Slovak0.1%
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Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2017, 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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