The Florida Scorecard: Metrics to help secure Florida's future.

State of Florida Metrics

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Florida FutureCast

Florida Population 02/26/2024

Job Change

Jobs Year Over Year Change

240,600

Net New Jobs Needed by 2030

1.22M

Children in Poverty

17.7%

(Decreasing)

<10%

2030 Goal

737,567

(Decreasing)

3rd Grade Reading Scores

50%

(Declining)

110,752

# Not Reading at Grade Level
(Increasing)

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100%

2030 Goal

Florida Gap Map

Open Jobs

405,134

(Increasing)

334,000

Unemployed Persons (Increasing)

83

Unemployed People per 100 Jobs

Unemployment Rate

3.0%

(Increasing)

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Jobs Year Over Year Change

240,600

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3rd Grade Reading Scores

50%

(Declining)

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100%

2030 Goal

State of Florida Visitors

$105.1

Billion Visitor Spending

137.6

Million Visitors

State Housing Starts & Sales

9,584

Starts (Improving)

14,851

Sales (Improving)

Poverty Rate

12.9%

(Better)

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Consumer Sentiment

72.8

(Improving)

High School Graduation Rate

88.0%

(Improving)

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Sales Tax Revenue

$3.528

Billion per Month (Declining)

Voter Participation

54%

(Declining)

Right / Wrong Direction

Land in Conservation

31%