According to U.S. Census Projections, as of July 1, 2015 Florida’s population is ranked third in the United States, following California and Texas. The population continues to grow at a rate that exceeds the projected national average.
Florida’s quality of life continues to draw new residents and tourists. This growth can be both beneficial and detrimental to the economy, the environment, and the transportation system. Therefore, efforts will have to be made to meet the needs of a growing population.
Florida’s population projection, based on the 2015 BEBR estimates, is shown in this indicator. The source is BEBR's Population Projections.