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Florida: State Summary

SNAPS data is derived from the 2000 U.S. Census and several 2003 CDC databases. For more information, see the Credits page.

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Population:

  • Total Population: 15,982,378
  • Males: 7,787,742
  • Females: 8,194,636

Top 27 Languages spoken at home: (> 5000)

  1. English only (11,569,730)
  2. Spanish (2,476,490)
  3. French Creole (208,010)
  4. French (125,415)
  5. German (89,520)
  6. Italian (67,110)
  7. Portuguese (54,575)
  8. Tagalog (38,240)
  9. Arabic (32,030)
  10. Vietnamese (30,415)
  11. Chinese (28,655)
  12. Polish (24,705)
  13. Greek (22,910)
  14. Russian (19,570)
  15. Yiddish (17,965)
  16. Korean (16,495)
  17. Hebrew (14,965)
  18. Hungarian (12,035)
  19. Japanese (11,035)
  20. Dutch (10,670)
  21. Gujarathi (10,250)
  22. Urdu (9,765)
  23. Hindi (8,335)
  24. Serbocroatian (7,745)
  25. Thai (6,760)
  26. Persian (6,575)
  27. Romanian (6,295)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (2,596,148)
  2. Southern Baptist Convention (1,292,097)
  3. Jewish Estimate (628,485)
  4. United Methodist Church, The (458,623)
  5. Assemblies of God (189,387)

Disabilities:

  • Total Reported: 5,782,407
  • Sensory: 472,836
  • Physical: 1,415,787
  • Mental: 746,964
  • Self-care: 424,095
  • Go outside home: 1,217,861
  • Employment: 1,375,413

Grandparents as caregivers

Grandparents as caregivers: 147,893

Heating fuel:

  • Total Reported: 6,337,929
  • Utility gas: 377,299
  • Bottled or LP gas: 226,573
  • Electricity: 5,527,713
  • Fuel oil, kerosene: 70,496
  • Coal or Coke: 284
  • Wood: 16,538
  • Solar Energy: 2,527
  • Other fuel: 4,744
  • No fuel used: 111,755

Vehicles available:

  • Total Reported: 11,756,474
  • No vehicle: 889,454
  • 1 or more vehicle: 10,867,020

Education Attainment:

  • No School: 133,288
  • No High School: 605,934
  • Some High School: 1,480,726
  • High School: 3,165,748
  • Some College: 2,403,135
  • Associate's Degree: 773,486
  • College Degree: 1,573,121
  • Master's Degree: 549,046
  • Professional Degree: 251,471
  • Doctoral Degree: 88,690

Household Phones:

  • Households Reporting: 6,337,929
  • Owners with phone: 4,402,889
  • Owners without phone: 38,822
  • Renters with phone: 1,795,149
  • Renters without phone: 101,069
  • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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