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Hispanics Driving Florida Growth

Nearly half of all the people who moved to Florida last year were Hispanic, according to new figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau.


New data released from the U.S. Census Bureau showed that the population of The Villages grew by 5.4 percent between July 1, 2013, and July 1, 2014.   (Source: thevillages.com)

Florida Community Ranked #1 For Growth In Nation

A Central Florida community west of Orlando was the fastest growing metro area in the nation last year.


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Census: Florida Continues To Get Older

Despite the heat, mosquitoes and threat of hurricanes, people love Florida and want to live here. More than 232,000 new residents were added between July 2012 and July 2013, according to the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Florida On Track To Surpass New York In 2014

It’s was a close race but it turns out Florida just missed ending 2013 by overtaking New York as the nation’s third most populous state.


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Census Finds Florida’s Income Levels Stagnant

When it comes to income levels of the nation’s most populous metro areas, Florida ranks near the bottom of the proverbial barrel.


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Florida Gets A Touch Of Gray

We all know that Florida is known for its sun, sand and fun. The state, however, has also upheld its dubious moniker of being “God’s waiting room.”

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Florida Gets A “C-” For How Much It Spends On Students

When it comes to what Florida spends on its students the state doesn’t make the grade, according to data compiled by the U.S. Census.



Broward To Dade Commute Busiest In The State

If you live in Broward and get stuck in insane rush hour traffic because you have to drive to and from Miami-Dade for your job – you’re not alone.


(Source: CBS4) An aerial view of Miami Beach and the boats gathered for the Miami International Boat Show 2011

Census Figures Show People Once Again Moving To S. Florida

The days of people fleeing the high unemployment, high taxes, and real estate meltdown of the Sunshine State may be at an end. Where US Census figures once showed people leaving Florida in large numbers, between 2010 and 2011, they started to return, with South Florida leading the state.


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Scott Signs Off On Redistricting Plan

The next stop for the Legislature’s once-a-decade redistricting plans will be a Tallahassee courtroom after Governor Rick Scott signed the plans Thursday afternoon.