Population Dashboard

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The Population Dashboard provides an analysis of population trends for more than 45 years. Maps, graphs, and charts depict population growth since 1970 by age, race, ethnicity, and sex. All files can be downloaded to excel and are available in .pdf format for convenient printing.

Data by race are shown for white, black and other races. Other races include Asian, American Indian/Alaskan Native, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, and Two or More Races. Data by ethnicity are shown for Hispanic and non-Hispanic starting in 2004.

Data shown in this Dashboard originated from the Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research. All data are population estimates as of July 1st for each year.


Florida is a large and diverse state with over 21 million residents. The state experienced tremendous population growth until the late 2000s, with the population increasing by 200.03% from 1970 to 2017. Population growth slowed between 2005 and 2010 and began increasing again in 2013. Between 2010 and 2020, there was an increase of 15.0%.