Florida Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Florida?

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There are 21,214,455 residents in Florida, with a median age of 42.4. Of this, 48.9% are males and 51.1% are females. US-born citizens make up 75.34% of the resident pool in Florida, while non-US-born citizens account for 15.75%. Additionally, 8.9% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 17,828,666 people in Florida currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 21,214,455 1.5%
Male Population 10,373,725 1.5%
Female Population 10,840,730 1.5%
Male population 48.9%
Female population 51.1%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 42.4 1.0%
Citizen US Born 15,983,328 1.3%
Citizen not US Born 3,342,026 4.1%
Not Citizen 1,889,101 -1.0%
Citizen US Born 75.34%
Citizen not US Born 15.75%
Not Citizen 8.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 213,766 -5.5%
Moved from Same County 1,709,282 -2.5%
Moved from Same State 653,117 1.4%
Moved from Different State 598,152 1.8%
Same House as Last Year 17,828,666 2.0%
Moved from Abroad 1.02%
Moved from Same County 8.14%
Moved from Same State 3.11%
Moved from Different State 2.85%
Same House as Last Year 84.89%

What are the employment statistics in Florida?

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White-collar workers make up 80.26% of the working population in Florida, while blue-collar employees account for 19.74%. There are also 1,176,505 entrepreneurs in Florida (12.15% of the workforce); 6,751,847 workers employed in private companies (69.72%); and 1,131,808 people working in governmental institutions (11.69%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 7,772,237 2.2%
Blue Collar 1,911,382 1.4%
White Collar 80.26%
Blue Collar 19.74%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,176,505 3.8%
Private Companies 6,751,847 1.2%
Governmental Workers 1,131,808 3.5%
Not for Profit Companies 623,459 4.9%
Self Employees 12.15%
Private Companies 69.72%
Governmental Workers 11.69%
Not for Profit Companies 6.44%

How many households are there in Florida?

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There are a total of 7,930,652 households in Florida, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.53% of these Florida households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.47%. Additionally, 26.8% of households have children and 73.2% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 7,930,652 2.5%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.4%
Family Households 5,117,398 2.4%
Non-family Households 2,813,254 2.7%
Family Households 64.53%
Non-family Households 35.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,125,772 1.8%
Households without Children 5,804,880 2.8%
Households with Children 26.8%
Households without Children 73.2%

What are the median and average incomes in Florida?

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The average annual household income in Florida is $81,551, while the median household income sits at $55,888 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $62,281, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $65,574. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $39,528 and $45,028, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $81,551 3.5%
Median Household Income $55,888 3.5%
People below Poverty Level 2,728,712 -3.3%
People above Poverty Level 17,856,323 2.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Florida?

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There are 9,561,583 housing units in Florida, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1986. Of the 7,930,652 occupied housing units in Florida, 66.2% are owner-occupied, while 33.8% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 56.74% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $223,350. In general, housing costs reach $1,055 per month in Florida.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,561,583 1.2%
Median Year Built 1986 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 201,505 1.2%
Built between 1940 and 1949 187,898 -1.6%
Built between 1950 and 1959 668,193 0.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 843,452 -0.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,660,611 -0.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,913,443 0.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,618,893 0.6%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,788,851 -1.8%
Built in 2010 or Later 678,737 24.9%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 7,930,652 2.5%
Owner Occupied 5,250,245 3.8%
Renter Occupied 2,680,407 0.1%
Owner Occupied 66.2%
Renter Occupied 33.8%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 2,978,937 3.6%
Without Mortgage 2,271,308 4.0%
Median Value with Mortgage $223,350 6.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $187,400 9.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,055 2.7%
With Mortgage 56.74%
Without Mortgage 43.26%

What is the level of education in Florida?

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Approximately 34.21% of the population in Florida holds a high school degree (that's 6,134,247 residents), while 25.29% have attained a college certificate (4,534,356 locals) and 17.31% have a bachelor's degree (3,103,429 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 730,869 -2.3%
Some High School 6,134,247 0.6%
Some College 4,534,356 1.9%
Associate Degree 1,691,366 3.3%
Bachelor's Degree 3,103,429 4.0%
Graduate Degree 1,735,530 4.8%
No High School 4.08%
Some High School 34.21%
Some College 25.29%
Associate Degree 9.43%
Bachelor's Degree 17.31%
Graduate Degree 9.68%

What is the marital status of Florida residents?

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A total of 5,591,091 people in Florida have never been married (which represents 30.89% of the total population), while 8,621,349 of them are wedded (47.63%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 372,275 (2.06%) and 2,307,012 (12.75%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,591,091 1.5%
Married 8,621,349 1.8%
Separated 372,275 -3.3%
Widowed 1,207,707 0.8%
Divorced 2,307,012 1.6%
Never Married 30.89%
Married 47.63%
Separated 2.06%
Widowed 6.67%
Divorced 12.75%

What are the most common means of transportation in Florida?

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The top three means of transportation people in Florida use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 8,308,479 residents commute by car, 135,869 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 132,932 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 8,308,479 0.3%
Bus or TrolleyBus 135,869 -9.9%
Railroad 2,089 14.3%
Ferryboat 1,150 25.7%
Bicycle 53,759 -5.4%
Motorcycle 22,916 -4.8%
TaxiCab 24,400 15.8%
Walk 132,932 -1.4%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2020 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

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