Rentals in Florida

If you rent, you are part of the 2,240,938, or 31.90% of the occupied homes in Florida. Florida is home to 8,994,091 housing units, and the average household size of rented homes is 2.64 persons. Home owners account for 68.10% of Florida's population. The average rent for an apartment in Florida in the last 12 months has been $765. The average rents for a 1 bed, 2 bed and 3 bed apartments have been $516, $696, and $838 respectively.

The capitol of Florida is Tallahassee and the population of Florida is 18,801,310. The most populated cities in Florida are Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa, Saint Petersburg, and Hialeah.


Weather and Climate

Florida, a peninsula, is located in the southeastern United States, and borders the Gulf of Mexico, and the Atlantic Ocean. Florida has several climates, which include humid subtropical, tropical dry, and tropical wet. Summer in Florida is hot and humid with 92 degrees for the high and 74 for the low on average. Winter is warm in Florida, with a high of 71 degrees, 49 for the low, and no snow. Bring your umbrella to Florida; it has an average of 54.5 inches of annual rainfall.

Population Demographics

The average age in Florida is 40.70 years, with men averaging at a younger 39.4 years and women 42.1. Men are outnumbered in Florida with 48.9% of the population is male and 51.1% female. There are 8,994,091 households in the Sunshine State, with each home averaging $44,409 in annual income. 21.30% of Florida’s population is without health care coverage or insurance, and 12% of its population is in poverty.

Sports Universities and Education

Florida is home to several major league sports. If you live in Florida and enjoy NHL hockey, you can watch the Florida Panthers and Tampa Bay Lightning on the ice. If MLB baseball is more your thing, watch the Miami Marlins and the Tampa Bay Rays. Get your dose of NFL football action with the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Last, but not least, watch the Miami Heat and Orlando Magic shoot some hoops in NBA basketball. Florida is also home to several major universities including Miami Dade College, University of Florida, and University of Central Florida. 29.50% of Florida’s population enrolled in college or university and 16.60% of the population has obtained a bachelor's degree.

Industry and Employment

Top industries in Florida include tourism, construction, international trade, electrical equipment, food processing, printing and publishing, and transportation equipment. There are 7,974,945 employed residents; they drive on average 25.50 minutes to work each day. Eight percent of Florida's population is unemployed

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