Serving DeSoto, Hardee, Highlands, Okeechobee and Polk Counties

    Florida Estimates of Population
    (Chapter 28-24 Florida Administrative Code)

    April 1, 2013

     

    County Population
    Estimates
    Dwelling Units
    Threshold
    Alachua 248,002 1,000
    Baker 26,881 500
    Bay 169,866 1,000
    Bradford 27,217 500
    Brevard 548,424 3,000
    Broward 1,784,715 3,000
    Calhoun 14,621 250
    Charlotte 163,679 1,000
    Citrus 140,519 1,000
    Clay 192,843 1,000
    Collier 333,663 2,000
    Columbia 67,489 750
    DeSoto 34,367 500
    Dixie 16,263 250
    Duval 876,075 3,000
    Escambia 301,120 2,000
    Flagler 97,843 750
    Franklin 11,562 250
    Gadsden 47,588 500
    Gilchrist 16,880 250
    Glades 12,658 250
    Gulf 16,106 250
    Hamilton 14,507 250
    Hardee 27,682 500
    Hendry 37,808 500
    Hernando 173,808 1,000
    Highlands 99,092 750
    Hillsborough 1,276,140 3,000
    Holmes 20,022 250
    Indian River 139,586 1,000
    Jackson 50,166 750

    Source: Florida Population Estimates, April 1, 2013 Population Program, Bureau of Economic and Business Research, University of Florida. These estimates supersede the April 1, 2012 Florida Population Estimates. The DRI thresholds are effective as of October 15, 2013.

    NOTE: Jackson County show an increase in their residential threshold this year.

    * The threshold within these counties is increased 2.5 times to reflect their designation as a rural area of critical economic concern. The increase also applies within Belle Glade, Freeport, Pahokee, South Bay, and the Immokalee area. See 380.06(2)(e), F.S., and Executive Orders 10-22, 11-81, 11-103 and 13-151.