Florida is one of the top states that is sought after by many that desire the beach living lifestyle, and is also one of the few states with the highest density of swimming pools per household.
In 2017, Florida had a personal income of $1,000,624,065. This personal income ranked 4th in the United States.
Florida’s constitution establishes a state minimum wage that is adjusted for inflation annually. As of January 1, 2017, Florida’s minimum wage was $5.08 for tipped positions, and $8.10 for non-tipped positions, which was higher than the federal rate of $7.25.
Florida has 2 cities in the top 25 cities in the U.S. with the highest average credit card debt, Miami and Tampa.
The poverty rate in Florida is 14% in 2018. This is down from a peak of 17.1% in 2012.