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Population Statistics and Information

American Fact Finder
Choose theme and the area (State, county, city or town) for which you wish data. 

Florida Office of Economic and Demographic Research
The Office of Economic and Demographic Research (EDR) is a research arm of the Legislature principally concerned with forecasting economic and social trends that affect policy making, revenues, and appropriations.

State and County Quick Facts
Follow directions to choose statistics by state, county, place name or zip code. Various data sets are available.

Economic Statistics

Florida Business Data
County demographic and economic data, property appraiser sites, permits, fees, planning boards and some maps

eFlorida.com
Valuable information for economic development practitioners including community information and demographics, employment and wages, incentives, taxes, utilities, maps, education, cost of construction, cost of living, and permitting.

Haas Center for Business Research and Economic Development (UWF)

West Florida Regional Planning Council (WFRPC)
Includes transportation use and planning, Transit Development Plans, environmental and emergency planning, Development of Regional Impact (DRI) handbooks, current and future land use plans, and links to other local planning councils.

Area Profile
The Florida Research and Economic Database. Click on "Area Profile" then follow instructions

Metropolitan Area At a Glance
Monthly updates on labor force, wages, salaries, and employment arranged by Metropolitan Statistical Areas

Florida Research and Economic Database
Includes population, income, labor force and area profiles. Click on top, then click on area.

MapStats 
Select state, county, or Congressional District. Data includes Census of Population, Economic Census, and County Business Patterns.

Davis Bacon General Decision County Index, Florida
Searchable by county

Metropolitan Area at a Glance, Fort Walton Beach

Metropolitan Area at a Glance, Pensacola Metropolitan Area
Monthly updates on labor force, non-farm wages, salaries, and employment

Occupational Employment Statistics 2000. Metropolitan Areas.
Click on "F" for Florida, then click on the desired Metropolitan Statistical Area
 

Education related statistics