According to the most recent Florida demographics data available from the 2022 Census Bureau released in the American Community Survey in November of 2022, Figure 1 the state of shows it has a Population 2021 of 21,339,762 which is the highest of all states in the greater Florida region. Figure 3 uses the Florida population data for a comparison of the population growth/population change estimates from the years 2010 to 2021 and Florida depicts an increase of 2,538,452 (14%).
The total Florida greater area population percent change for all areas for the years from 2010 to 2021 is shown in Figure 4 and for Florida shows it has a Population Change of 13.5% which is the second most population percent change of all the states in the greater Florida region.
Looking at the Florida population density (measured as people per square mile) and providing comparisons to both the national and state average population density in Figure 5, Florida indicates it has a Population Density of 398 which is in the center range of other states in the local area. The state with the highest population density in the group is District of Columbia which shows a people per square mile of 11,190 ( substantially bigger). Figure 6 provides Florida demographics for the overall median age for all people in the region and Florida depicts it has a Median Age of 42.3 which is the second most of all the states in the greater region. The state with the highest overall median age of all people in the group is West Virginia which depicts an age of 42.6 ( about the same size).
The next demographic analysis (Figure 7) looks at large generational Florida population groups (and can be useful internet research for employment related research or identifying areas with retirees). Key findings in this chart includes that Florida has the largest proportion of people between 60 and 69 years old at 14.2% of the total and is ranked #1.
Figure 8 illustrates the overall diversity breakdown for Florida population and ethnicity groups in the area. (note: Hispanic/Latino is broken out separately in the next diagram and also the group denoted as Native ethnicity includes Native American, and Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander.) Florida has the largest proportion of Native population at 13.4% of the total and is ranked #1. Figure 9 shows the Florida Hispanic (including non Hispanic whites) population household ethnicity in the region and Florida shows it has a Hispanic or Latino of 26.2% which is ranked #1 of all states in the area.
The State of Florida Families and Marital Status Charts
Figure 11 compares the average household size using the average number of people in a family for Florida households. Florida shows it has a Family Size of 3.3 which is the third most average family size of all other states in the greater Florida region. The state with the highest average family size in the group is Georgia which depicts an average family size of 3.4 (only about 3.4% larger).
Looking at Florida households that are headed by a husband and wife as a percent of all families in Figure 12, Florida shows it has a Married-couple family of 72% which is less than most other states in the metro area. The state with the highest percent of people in a husband and wife family in the group is West Virginia which indicates a husband and wife family percent of 76% (only about 4.8% larger).
The next section of charts provide a detailed look at mothers and baby births that occurred over the past 12 months. Figure 13 shows the rate of women aged 15 to 50 years old who have given birth. Florida indicates it has a Birth Rate of 4.9% which is the second smallest when sorted by percent of women who gave birth of all the other states in the local area. The state with the highest percent of women who gave birth in the group is South Carolina which depicts a birth rate of 5.4% (11.9% larger).
The next set of demographic data looks at the marital status for Florida households which is useful for internet research. Figure 16 compares the total number of single people in each area. Florida depicts it has a Total Single People of 51% which is the third most of all other states in the area. The state with the highest percent of people who are single for any reason in the group is District of Columbia which shows a percent single of 67% (32.4% larger).
The State of Florida Citizenship Demographics Charts
The next section of demographic information provides detailed data Florida residents including: immigrants, citizenship, immigration, country of origin, non citizens and more. To start, Figure 17 shows a high level view of citizenship. Florida has the largest proportion of citizens born In US at 12% of the total and is ranked #1. Second, it has the largest proportion of citizens by naturalization at 9% of the total and is ranked #1. The next diagram (Figure 18) shows the year of entry that non citizens entered the United States. The year of entry can show the rate of flow at various points of time in the past for when they entered the U.S. has the percentage of non citizens who entered the US between 2000 to 2009 in the mid range of other states in the metropolitan area at 24% of the total. Second, it has the largest proportion of non citizens who entered the US before 1990 at 10% of the total and is ranked #1.
The State of Florida Birthplace Demographic Charts
Figure 19 looks at the detailed country of origin demographic research for foreign-born people in this place. Click column to sort.
For comparison purposes, Figure 20 shows detailed statistic data for the entire United States. In particular, this diagram breaks down the detailed country of origin foreign-born people in the entire U.S. in order to compare with the data provided in the prior diagram which shows only for the local area. Both this diagram and the prior diagram are sorted the same way to facilitate comparison between the two. Click column to sort.
Cities marked with an asterisk ("*") should resemble a city or town but do not have their own government (i.e. Mayor, City Council, etc.) These places should be recognizable by the local community but their boundaries have no legal status. Technically these include both Census Designated Places (CDP) and Census County Divisions (CCD) which are defined by the Census Bureau along with local authorities. (For more information, see:
Census Designated Place or "CDP")
and Census County Division "CCD".)
For comparison purposes, the US national average and the state average value are provided. Additionally, the "Combined Statistical Area" or CSA is shown that is closest to the city, county, or zip code shown. A CSA is a large grouping of adjacent metropolitan areas that identified by the Census Bureau based on social and economic ties. (See: Combined Statistical Area)
Data sources - Mouse over icon in upper right corner of each chart for information.