The population of Florida is up 1.54%, above the national growth rate, the latest estimates show.
The United States population grew by 2.1million in the year to July 1,2018, a 0.62% increase from 325.1million to 327.2million. That is according to the U.S. Census Bureau’s national and state population estimates.
The population of Florida is up 1.54% from 0.3million from 20.9million to 21.2million. As a result, it is among the five fastest-growing states in percentage growth. In numerical terms, it was second behind Texas.
The 2017 national population estimates have been revised downward by about 0.6million, from 325.7million in the previous census.
A paper on the outlook for Housing Starts, from the Congressional Budget Office, has found that demographic changes are a key component of housing construction over the longer-term.
The population of Cape Coral is likely to exceed 200,000 in 2019. As a result, it will overtake the state capital, Tallahassee.
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