The Florida Scorecard

The Florida Scorecard™ provides Florida leaders the metrics they need to secure Florida’s future and gives local stakeholders the power to measure progress within their own communities. These are key metrics that are important to Florida’s economy now, and Florida’s future economy. As we develop our updated Scorecard, we will continue to update these items regularly.

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Employment:

Currently NonFarm Employed – 8.078 Million  – up 3.4% over last year.

Florida Unemployment Rate – June 2015 (seasonally adjusted)  5.5%   Year ago: 6.1%

http://lmsresources.labormarketinfo.com/library/press/release.pdf

 

Florida GDP Per Capita: $42,222

Jobs Created in Florida since December 2010 – 870,500

www.bls.gov (M)

 

Population

19.893 Million – 2014 Estimate from U.S. Census Bureau

http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/12000.html

 

Workforce

By 2020 Net New Jobs Needed in Florida:  800,000

By 2030 Net New Jobs Needed in Florida:  2,000,000

Online Labor Demand from Conference Board Help Wanted Index – 273,100 jobs listed June 2015

https://www.conference-board.org/data/helpwantedonline.cfm

 

Education

Florida 2013-14 High School Graduation Rate – 76.1%

https://edstats.fldoe.org/SASWebReportStudio/gotoReportSection.do?sectionNumber=1

Versus 10 years ago – 59.2%

 

Technology

Florida Ranking on Milken State Tech and Science Index – 37th

http://statetechandscience.org/

 

Home Sales

Florida Median Home Sale Price – $203,500 June 2015.  Year ago $185,000.  10% increase.

http://www.floridarealtors.org/ResearchAndStatistics/Florida-Market-Reports/Index.cfm

 

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