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 21,339,762 residents in Florida, with a median age of 42.3. Of this, 49.15% are males and 50.85% are females. US-born citizens make up 75.07% of the resident pool in Florida, while non-US-born citizens account for 16.13%. Additionally, 8.8% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 18,016,061 people in Florida currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 21,339,762 0.6%
Male Population 10,489,548 1.1%
Female Population 10,850,214 0.1%
Male population 49.15%
Female population 50.85%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 42.3 0.2%
Citizen US Born 16,019,946 0.2%
Citizen not US Born 3,442,285 3.0%
Not Citizen 1,877,531 -0.6%
Citizen US Born 75.07%
Citizen not US Born 16.13%
Not Citizen 8.8%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 193,495 -9.5%
Moved from Same County 1,662,047 -2.8%
Moved from Same State 657,258 0.6%
Moved from Different State 604,970 1.1%
Same House as Last Year 18,016,061 1.0%
Moved from Abroad 0.92%
Moved from Same County 7.86%
Moved from Same State 3.11%
Moved from Different State 2.86%
Same House as Last Year 85.25%

What are the employment statistics in Florida?

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White-collar workers make up 80.18% of the working population in Florida, while blue-collar employees account for 19.82%. There are also 1,220,762 entrepreneurs in Florida (12.43% of the workforce); 6,809,086 workers employed in private companies (69.3%); and 1,151,618 people working in governmental institutions (11.72%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 7,877,434 1.3%
Blue Collar 1,947,477 1.9%
White Collar 80.18%
Blue Collar 19.82%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 1,220,762 3.8%
Private Companies 6,809,086 0.8%
Governmental Workers 1,151,618 1.7%
Not for Profit Companies 643,445 3.2%
Self Employees 12.43%
Private Companies 69.3%
Governmental Workers 11.72%
Not for Profit Companies 6.55%

How many households are there in Florida?

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There are a total of 8,157,420 households in Florida, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 64.66% of these Florida households, while non-family units account for the remaining 35.34%. Additionally, 26.93% of households have children and 73.07% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 8,157,420 2.9%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.9%
Family Households 5,274,491 3.1%
Non-family Households 2,882,929 2.5%
Family Households 64.66%
Non-family Households 35.34%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 2,196,679 3.3%
Households without Children 5,960,741 2.7%
Households with Children 26.93%
Households without Children 73.07%

What are the median and average incomes in Florida?

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The average annual household income in Florida is $88,267, while the median household income sits at $61,777 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $66,433, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $72,740. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $36,500 and $49,257, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $88,267 6.2%
Median Household Income $61,777 7.1%
People below Poverty Level 2,702,367 -1.0%
People above Poverty Level 18,025,358 0.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Florida?

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There are 9,764,897 housing units in Florida, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1987. Of the 8,157,420 occupied housing units in Florida, 66.45% are owner-occupied, while 33.55% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 56.95% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $266,100. In general, housing costs reach $1,196 per month in Florida.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 9,764,897 2.1%
Median Year Built 1987 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 202,182 0.3%
Built between 1940 and 1949 188,288 0.2%
Built between 1950 and 1959 673,306 0.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 845,308 0.2%
Built between 1970 and 1979 1,666,513 0.4%
Built between 1980 and 1989 1,940,031 1.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 1,601,799 -1.1%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,799,525 0.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 817,835 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 30,110 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 8,157,420 2.9%
Owner Occupied 5,420,631 3.2%
Renter Occupied 2,736,789 2.1%
Owner Occupied 66.45%
Renter Occupied 33.55%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 3,087,300 3.6%
Without Mortgage 2,333,331 2.7%
Median Value with Mortgage $266,100 7.3%
Median Value without Mortgage $219,800 8.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,196 5.8%
With Mortgage 56.95%
Without Mortgage 43.05%

What is the level of education in Florida?

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Approximately 35.5% of the population in Florida holds a high school degree (that's 6,062,799 residents), while 20.88% have attained a college certificate (4,543,900 locals) and 18.8% have a bachelor's degree (3,210,403 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 707,827 -3.1%
Some High School 6,062,799 -1.2%
Some College 4,543,900 0.2%
Associate Degree 1,715,257 1.4%
Bachelor's Degree 3,210,403 3.4%
Graduate Degree 1,816,201 4.6%
No High School 4.14%
Some High School 35.5%
Some College 20.88%
Associate Degree 10.04%
Bachelor's Degree 18.8%
Graduate Degree 10.63%

What is the marital status of Florida residents?

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A total of 5,606,403 people in Florida have never been married (which represents 31.46% of the total population), while 8,747,349 of them are wedded (49.09%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 358,544 (2.01%) and 2,297,142 (12.89%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 5,606,403 0.3%
Married 8,747,349 1.4%
Separated 358,544 -3.7%
Widowed 1,169,892 -3.1%
Divorced 2,297,142 -0.4%
Never Married 31.46%
Married 49.09%
Separated 2.01%
Widowed 6.56%
Divorced 12.89%

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, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 8,251,975 residents commute by car, 130,097 prefer going to work by walking and 117,859 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 8,251,975 -0.7%
Bus or TrolleyBus 117,859 -13.3%
Subway or Elevated 5,660 N/A
Railroad 2,506 20.0%
Ferryboat 1,039 -9.7%
Bicycle 50,037 -6.9%
Motorcycle 20,539 -10.4%
TaxiCab 26,640 9.2%
Walk 130,097 -2.1%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 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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