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Florida Population 2024

Florida (U.S. state abbreviation is 'FL') is located in the south-eastern of United States with Atlantic on one side and Mexico Gulf on the other side, Alabama to the north-west and Georgia to the east. Florida population in 2024 is estimated to be 22.73 million and its third most populous state in US. Florida is gaining population and increased by 1 million people since from the last census of 2020. Florida is the first region to be visited and settled by europeans in 15th Century. Florida attracted many Africans from British colonies who sought freedom from slavery. The area of Florida is 65,757.70 sq miles(170,312 sq km) and in the year 1513, Florida was named after Spain's Easter feast known as Pascua Florida. According to latest US Census there are 795 US Cities, the largest cities of Florida are Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, St. Petersburg, Hialeah, Tallahassee, Cape Coral, Hollywood and Orlando is one of the most dangerous cities in Florida. Other top cities in Florida include Port St. Lucie, Fort Lauderdale, Pembroke Pines, Miramar, Gainesville, Pompano Beach, Miami Gardens, Coral Springs, Boca Raton, Sunrise, Deltona, Plantation, Palm Coast and Miami Beach. Florida is on a peninsula between the the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico.

The United States Census estimates the Florida population growth as on July 1, 2018 is 2.4 million, which is 13.29% increase from the last census conducted in 2010. According to U.S. 2020 Census Results, FL population in 2020 is 21,538,187. Florida population in 2023 is estimated to be 22.57 million, population in 2022 is estimated to be 22.24 million, and in 2021 is estimated to be 21.7 million.
YearPopulation% Change
202021,538,187census updated
July 1, 2020
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2018, last census by July 1, 2020

Florida Population by Race

According to 2017 estimates population of Florida by race are:

White Population

White population in Florida are 15,343,997, percentage wise 75.67 percent are whites. Whites, also called White Americans or European American, having origins in the original peoples of Europe (numbers include hispanic whites).

Black Population

Black population in Florida are 3,270,863, percentage wise 16.13 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Florida, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Caribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian consists of Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Korean and Vietnamese, out of these the majority is the Asian Indians with 153,968 people. Asian population in Florida are 543,394, percentage wise 2.68 percent are asians, out of these 153,968 are Asian Indians, 97,157 are Chinese, 99,641 are Filipinos, 14,570 are Japanese, 28,712 are Korean, 71,823 are Vietnamese and 77,523 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic or Latino consists of Mexican, Puerto Rican, Cuban and other Hispanic or Latino types. Hispanic population in Florida are 5,015,015. Percentage wise 24.73 percent are hispanics, out of these 694,779 are Mexican people, 1,065,351 are Puerto Ricans, 1,450,510 are Cubans, and 1,804,375 are other Hispanic or Latinos. Hispanics may be of any race, included in applicable race categories.

American Indian and Alaska Native with 56,730, Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander with 12,342. The Cherokee, Chippewa, Navajo and Sioux tribal grouping are 12,393 people.

Total Population20,278,447Percent
Black or African American3,270,86316.13%
American Indian and Alaska Native56,7300.280%
Cherokee tribal grouping9,2540.046%
Chippewa tribal grouping1,2790.006%
Navajo tribal grouping5880.003%
Sioux tribal grouping1,2720.006%
Asian Population543,3942.68%
Asian Indian153,9680.76%
Other Asian Population77,523
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander12,3420.06%
Native Hawaiian3,1160.015%
Guamanian or Chamorro3,4260.017%
Other Pacific Islander3,839
Some other race536,298
Hispanic or Latino5,015,01524.73%
Puerto Rican1,065,3515.25%
Other Hispanic or Latino1,804,375

Source: US Census 2017(Table B03002)

Top Cities of Florida

5St. Petersburg265,098
7Port St. Lucie195,248
9Cape Coral189,343
10Fort Lauderdale182,595
11Pembroke Pines172,374
15Coral Springs133,507
17Palm Bay114,194
18Miami Gardens113,069
19Pompano Beach111,954
20West Palm Beach111,398

Population Pyramid

Source: 2021 US Census Estimates: Population In Five Year Age-Group

Florida Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Florida by age is 20,278,447, out of these 9,914,361 are male, 10,364,086 are female, The sex ratio of Florida is 957. The Florida population by age are, under 15 years is 3,392,296, 15 years and over is 16,886,151, 30 years and over is 13,057,544, 65 years and over is 3,926,889 and 85 years and over is 522,530. 48.89 percent are male, 51.11 percent are female, 16.73 percent are under 15 years old, 83.27 percent are 15 years and over, 64.39 percent are 30 years and over, 19.36 percent are 65 years and over, 2.58 percent are 85 years and over.

Languages spoken in FL

27% of Florida's population speak their native language other than english. English is spoken 71% of the population, followed by Spanish with 21% and european language by 5%. Asian population in Florida is 543,394 which constitutes Indian, Chinese, Filipino, Korean and Vietnamese, As per census stastics, the percentage of asian languages with 1.6%.
Speak only English13,669,65471.30
Spanish Language4,078,35021.27
European Language990,9695.17
Asian Languages306,5921.60
Other Languages127,5200.67
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1601)

Florida Education

Below table shows the statistics of education levels in Florida state in 2017.

Population 18 to 24 years1,770,799909,836860,963
Less than high school graduate279,021166,645112,376
High school graduate (includes equivalency)536,501304,160232,341
Some college or associates degree800,769377,203423,566
Bachelors degree or higher154,50861,82892,680
Population 25 years and over14,396,0666,904,1727,491,894
Less than 9th grade733,714364,159369,555
9th to 12th grade, no diploma1,053,634548,219505,415
High school graduate (includes equivalency)4,170,4682,011,7152,158,753
Some college, no degree2,937,3241,389,6081,547,716
Associates degree1,405,068599,883805,185
Bachelors degree2,616,3841,251,8991,364,485
Graduate or professional degree1,479,474738,689740,785
High school graduate or higher7,913,5883,802,4144,111,174
Bachelors degree or higher2,739,6291,391,2411,348,388
Black or African2,027,318939,1061,088,212
High school graduate or higher1,662,559755,863906,696
Bachelors degree or higher366,786144,840221,946
American Indian or Alaska Native alone39,88920,80819,081
High school graduate or higher32,42716,28516,142
Bachelors degree or higher7,6733,8693,804
High school graduate or higher336,167152,163184,004
Bachelors degree or higher189,84490,13699,708
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander8,1343,7954,339
High school graduate or higher7,2263,4783,748
Bachelors degree or higher1,799907892
Hispanic or Latino Origin3,276,0341,582,0071,694,027
High school graduate or higher2,568,1281,219,2171,348,911
Bachelors degree or higher750,810340,416410,394
Source: US Census 2017(Table S1501)


Below table shows the physically and mentally disabled stats of Florida state in 2017.

Total civilian non-institutionalized population2,673,685
Black or African American375,497
American Indian and Alaska Native alone11,216
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,036
Some other race47,648
With a hearing difficulty760,931
With a vision difficulty502,939
With a cognitive difficulty974,827
With an ambulatory difficulty1,448,513
With a self-care difficulty532,595
With an independent living difficulty950,110

Counties of Florida

Miami metropolitan area constitues of three counties Miami-Dade, Broward, and Palm Beach Counties which was home to an estimated 6,198,782 people in 2018. These three counties are also the top 3 populated counties in Florida. Miami-Dade County is the top rank with 2.73 million, Broward with 1.93 million, Palm Beach county with 1.48 million population. Miami-Dade is in the southeastern part of the U.S. state of Florida with an area of 6,297 sq km, and Florida Zip codes starts with three.

CountyPopulation 2017Population 2018% ChangeRank 2017Rank 2018
Alachua County266,820269,9561.22323
Baker County28,23028,3550.45050
Bay County184,046185,2870.72828
Bradford County27,13327,7322.25251
Brevard County588,265596,8491.51010
Broward County1,934,4711,951,2600.922
Calhoun County14,43714,58716161
Charlotte County181,537184,9981.92929
Citrus County145,512147,9291.73333
Clay County212,177216,0721.82525
Collier County372,345378,4881.61616
Columbia County69,82570,50314041
DeSoto County37,25237,4890.64848
Dixie County16,63616,7000.45858
Duval County937,642950,1811.377
Escambia County313,258315,5340.72121
Flagler County109,937112,0671.93535
Franklin County11,75211,736-0.16565
Gadsden County45,97245,894-0.24343
Gilchrist County17,86518,2562.25757
Glades County13,60813,7240.96464
Gulf County16,12216,1640.35959
Hamilton County14,38914,310-0.56262
Hardee County27,20227,2450.25152
Hendry County41,14441,55614645
Hernando County186,784190,8652.22727
Highlands County104,060105,4241.33636
Hillsborough County1,410,1151,436,8881.944
Holmes County19,44819,4770.15555
Indian River County154,314157,41323232
Jackson County48,36048,305-0.14242
Jefferson County14,14714,28816363
Lafayette County8,6238,7321.36666
Lake County345,087356,4953.31919
Lee County739,506754,610288
Leon County291,247292,5020.42222
Levy County40,30640,7701.24747
Liberty County8,2428,4572.66767
Madison County18,46518,5290.35656
Manatee County385,450394,8552.41515
Marion County353,717359,9771.81718
Martin County159,792160,9120.73131
Miami-Dade County2,744,8782,761,5810.611
Monroe County76,63675,027-2.13838
Nassau County82,86485,8323.63737
Okaloosa County203,684207,2691.82626
Okeechobee County41,18841,5370.84546
Orange County1,352,9331,380,645255
Osceola County352,661367,9904.31817
Palm Beach County1,470,3381,485,9411.133
Pasco County525,021539,6302.81212
Pinellas County969,305975,2800.666
Polk County685,830708,0093.299
Putnam County73,38574,1631.13939
St. Johns County243,928254,2614.22424
St. Lucie County313,400321,1282.52020
Santa Rosa County174,069179,34933030
Sarasota County419,689426,7181.71414
Seminole County462,236467,8321.21313
Sumter County124,933128,7543.13434
Suwannee County44,13644,1910.14444
Taylor County21,81521,623-0.95454
Union County15,46914,940-3.46060
Volusia County538,180547,5381.71111
Wakulla County32,10132,4611.14949
Walton County68,27571,3754.54140
Washington County24,61824,8801.15353


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