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Digest

Quality of life index

By TIMES WIRES
Published August 21, 2006


33.8 Percentage of Florida residents in 2003 who were born in the state, according to a new U.S. Census Bureau report.

45.9 Percentage of Florida residents who were born in a different state.

17.6 Percentage of Florida residents who were born in another country.

54.2 Percentage of foreign-born Florida residents who were not U.S. citizens.

24.2 Percentage of Florida residents who spoke a language other than English in the home.

17.7 Percentage of Florida residents who spoke Spanish in the home.

4 Number of Florida cities included in this year's edition of CNNMoney.com's list of the 100 Best Places to Live.

229.52 Number of miles from Tampa to Boca Raton, which ranked 30th on the list and is the only "Best Place to Live" within 250 miles of the Tampa Bay area.

10 Number of the "Best Places to Live" that are located in Texas, the most of any state.

48.7 Percentage of the population of Gainesville that's single, the 12th highest percentage in the nation.

48.2 Percentage of the population of Tallahassee that's single, the 16th highest percentage in the nation.

23 Of the 25 cities with the highest median home prices, the number that are in California.

 

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