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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 20,278,448 people in Florida as per 2018 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) 2017-18, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Miami44132,113
2Tampa2187,904
3Jacksonville1848,852
4Orlando18127,260
5Hialeah116,704
6Fort Myers1033,392
7Gainesville970,686
8Sarasota86,027
9Tallahassee865,016
10West Palm Beach76,105
11Lakeland712,236
12Pensacola623,975
13Clearwater649,512
14Fort Lauderdale680,493
15Winter Park524,028
16Boca Raton535,759
17Kissimmee41,349
18Miramar41,828
19Naples42,348
20Saint Petersburg44,149

Largest Florida Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alachua9,676
Altamonte Springs43,084
Apopka48,682
Atlantic Beach13,224
Atlantis2,370
Auburndale14,958
Baldwin1,643
Bascom83
Bell533
Belleair3,982
Belleair Bluffs2,296
Belleair Shore86
Belle Glade19,175
Belle Isle6,686
Belleview4,759
Biscayne Park3,197
Bonifay2,707
Bradenton53,654
Branford689
Briny Breezes893

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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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