Florida PopulationFlorida (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 2023 is estimated to be 22.57 million and its third most populous state in US. Florida population increased by 706,597 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.
- Population by Race
- Top Cities of Florida
- Population Pyramid
- Counties of Florida
July 1, 2020
Florida Population by Race
According to 2017 estimates population of Florida by race are:
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 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 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 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.
|Black or African American||3,270,863||16.13%|
|American Indian and Alaska Native||56,730||0.280%|
|Cherokee tribal grouping||9,254||0.046%|
|Chippewa tribal grouping||1,279||0.006%|
|Navajo tribal grouping||588||0.003%|
|Sioux tribal grouping||1,272||0.006%|
|Other Asian Population||77,523|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||12,342||0.06%|
|Guamanian or Chamorro||3,426||0.017%|
|Other Pacific Islander||3,839|
|Some other race||536,298|
|Hispanic or Latino||5,015,015||24.73%|
|Other Hispanic or Latino||1,804,375|
Top Cities of Florida
|7||Port St. Lucie||195,248|
|20||West Palm Beach||111,398|
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
|Speak only English||13,669,654||71.30|
Below table shows the statistics of education levels in Florida state in 2017.
|Population 18 to 24 years||1,770,799||909,836||860,963|
|Less than high school graduate||279,021||166,645||112,376|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||536,501||304,160||232,341|
|Some college or associates degree||800,769||377,203||423,566|
|Bachelors degree or higher||154,508||61,828||92,680|
|Population 25 years and over||14,396,066||6,904,172||7,491,894|
|Less than 9th grade||733,714||364,159||369,555|
|9th to 12th grade, no diploma||1,053,634||548,219||505,415|
|High school graduate (includes equivalency)||4,170,468||2,011,715||2,158,753|
|Some college, no degree||2,937,324||1,389,608||1,547,716|
|Graduate or professional degree||1,479,474||738,689||740,785|
|High school graduate or higher||7,913,588||3,802,414||4,111,174|
|Bachelors degree or higher||2,739,629||1,391,241||1,348,388|
|Black or African||2,027,318||939,106||1,088,212|
|High school graduate or higher||1,662,559||755,863||906,696|
|Bachelors degree or higher||366,786||144,840||221,946|
|American Indian or Alaska Native alone||39,889||20,808||19,081|
|High school graduate or higher||32,427||16,285||16,142|
|Bachelors degree or higher||7,673||3,869||3,804|
|High school graduate or higher||336,167||152,163||184,004|
|Bachelors degree or higher||189,844||90,136||99,708|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||8,134||3,795||4,339|
|High school graduate or higher||7,226||3,478||3,748|
|Bachelors degree or higher||1,799||907||892|
|Hispanic or Latino Origin||3,276,034||1,582,007||1,694,027|
|High school graduate or higher||2,568,128||1,219,217||1,348,911|
|Bachelors degree or higher||750,810||340,416||410,394|
Below table shows the physically and mentally disabled stats of Florida state in 2017.
|Total civilian non-institutionalized population||2,673,685|
|Black or African American||375,497|
|American Indian and Alaska Native alone||11,216|
|Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander||1,036|
|Some other race||47,648|
|With a hearing difficulty||760,931|
|With a vision difficulty||502,939|
|With a cognitive difficulty||974,827|
|With an ambulatory difficulty||1,448,513|
|With a self-care difficulty||532,595|
|With an independent living difficulty||950,110|
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.
|County||Population 2017||Population 2018||% Change||Rank 2017||Rank 2018|
|Indian River County||154,314||157,413||2||32||32|
|Palm Beach County||1,470,338||1,485,941||1.1||3||3|
|St. Johns County||243,928||254,261||4.2||24||24|
|St. Lucie County||313,400||321,128||2.5||20||20|
|Santa Rosa County||174,069||179,349||3||30||30|
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