Floridians: Who We Are and Where We Come From
Floridians are not from here. That's one stat Florida Trends has dug out of the latest census data.
According the "Florida Trends" research, here are five stats about who Floridians are:
1) Florida is number 2 in the nation for the lowest percentage of residents born in the state -- 35.2 per cent. Only Nevada's 24.3 per cent is lower. 2) More Floridians move to the state from New York than anywhere else -- most that 55,000 in 2010. 3) Florida has the nation's highest percentage of residents 65 years old -- and older... 17.3 per cent. 4) Sumter county -- home of The Villages" retirement community -- has the country's highest media age... 62.7 5) Everyone in Florida is not old. 10.5 million of the state's 19 million people are under the age of 45 and 21 per cent of the population is under the age of 18.