is located in the Southeast region of the United States. The Capital is Tallahassee and the largest city is Jacksonville. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.myflorida.com/. Florida
is the 3rd most populous state in the United States. The 2014 population estimate is 19,893,297 and the 2010 census population was 18,804,623. The land area is 53,624.76 square miles and there are 350.6
persons per square mile.
78.1% of the population is White, 16.7% is Black or African American, 23.6% is Hispanic or Latino, 2.7% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0.1% is Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.9% are two or more races. 86.1% are a high school graduate or higher, and 26.4% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $160,200. There are on average 2.61 persons per household, the per capita income is $26,236, the median household income is $46,956, and 16.3% of the persons in Florida
are considered below poverty level.