Florida’s population is nearing 21 million, while Cape Coral has topped 180,000, new estimates suggest.
Cape Coral’s population is now at 180,204, according to figures from the University of Florida’s Bureau of Economic and Business Research. That is a gain of more than 25,000 on 2010 Census estimates.
Lee County’s population has risen around 95,000 to 713,903, the new figures suggest.
In April 2018 the state population was 20.84million, a rise of around 11% in eight years. The estimates take into account utility records, as well as building permits and more.
The total is similar to the 20.9 million figure in the July 2017 Census and is a rise of 2 million on the 2010 Census.
The U.S. Census uses births, deaths and migration information to reach its total.
Florida is the third most populous state, behind California and Texas.
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