Population Demographics

  • 80.8% of people in Florida were born U.S. citizens, while 19.2% were born outside of the country.
  • 85.3% of the population graduated high school or have a GED. 23.9% have college degrees.
  • The races making up the largest parts of the population are: White [75.0%], Hispanic [22.5%] and Black or African American [16.0%].
  • The population of Florida is 18,801,310, making it the 4th most populated state.
  • 51.7% of the state's population is married. The other 48.3% are single.
  • The state's residents are 48.9% males and 51.1% women.

» More about the Florida Population including race, age and gender data.


  • Florida workers work 39/hrs per week on average.
  • The Florida unemployment rate was 8.9%, as of the last census. This is higher than the national average of 7.9%.
  • Of workers, 55.5% commute under 25 mins, 29.5% travel 25-45 mins, and 15.0% have a commute time of over 45 mins.
  • In Florida, the median worker income is $27,288. This is lower than the national average of $29,701.
  • Florida has a poverty rate of 12.5%.

» More about the Florida economy including unemployment and income trends.


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