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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 19,934,451 people in Florida as per 2017 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) 2016-17, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

RANKS
CITY OR TOWN
COLLEGES
STUDENTS
1Miami44129,951
2Jacksonville2851,922
3Tampa26103,057
4Orlando22130,965
5Hialeah135,830
6Fort Myers1333,938
7Sarasota96,129
8Gainesville970,760
9West Palm Beach85,806
10Pensacola824,203
11Tallahassee864,930
12Fort Lauderdale786,551
13Miramar62,869
14Lakeland610,633
15Winter Park624,284
16Clearwater631,994
17Boca Raton636,273
18Lake Mary5241
19Orange Park5866
20Naples52,719

Largest Florida Cities and Towns

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CITY OR TOWNPOPULATION
Alachua9,553
Alford636
Altamonte Springs42,557
Altha724
Anna Maria1,128
Apalachicola2,219
Apopka47,023
Arcadia7,761
Archer1,397
Astatula1,629
Atlantic Beach13,089
Atlantis2,239
Auburndale14,638
Aventura37,515
Avon Park10,052
Baldwin1,849
Bal Harbour2,917
Bartow18,501
Bascom116
Bay Harbor Islands5,885

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

Demographics

People

Total Population19,934,451
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens19.1%
Employed Population 16+8,649,800
Age of the Population41.6

Families

% of people married46.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher27.9%
Median Earnings25+$31,740
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,515
Median Earnings With High School Degree$25,543

Wealth

Median Family Income$59,139
% Above Poverty Level83.9%
% Below Poverty Level16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time27 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.2%
% Using Public Transportation2.1%

Housing

People Living Alone29%
Median Gross Rent$1,032
Median House Value$166,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)40.1%
German10%
Irish8.9%
English7.1%
Italian5.9%
West Indian4.4%
Polish2.4%
French Except Basque2.3%
Haitian2.3%
Scottish1.6%
Jamaican1.5%
Russian1.1%
Dutch1%
Swedish0.7%
Arab0.6%
Norwegian0.6%
African0.6%
Canadian0.6%
Greek0.5%
Hungarian0.5%
Welsh0.5%
Brazilian0.4%
Portuguese0.3%
Czech0.3%
Lebanese0.2%
Trinidad Tobago0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Bahamian0.2%
Austrian0.2%
Ukrainian0.2%
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, 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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