Population of Counties in Florida (2022)

There are 67 counties in Florida.

As of 2018, Florida's Miami-Dade County is the most populous county in the Sunshine State, with 2,751,796 residents, representing a population growth of 10.2% since the last census. Miami-Dade is followed by Broward County(1,935,878), Palm Beach County (1,471,150), Hillsborough County (1,381,627), and Orange County (1,323,598) as the only other counties in the state with populations in excess of one million. Of these, Orange County has seen the highest population growth at an impressive 17.7%.

Florida Counties with Fewer Residents

The least populous Floridian counties are Liberty County, with 8,242 residents, closely followed by Lafayette County, with its population of 8,451. Both of these counties have seen their populations decline in recent years, with reductions of 1.5% and 4.7%, respectively. However, other counties with small populations, such as Franklin County (11,727) and Glades County (13,754), have had population increases (1.5% for Franklin County and 6.8% for Glades County).

Florida Counties with Rapid Growth

Sumter County boasts the highest growth rate in the state, with a substantial increase of 34% according to statistics for 2018, taking its total population to 125,165. Osceola County and St. Johns County also show impressive population growth, with increases of 31.1% and 28.3%, respectively. Bradford County, with its 2010 population of 28,520, has the biggest reduction in numbers – its population has reduced to 26,728, representing a negative growth of -5.2% in the last few years.

Name 2022 Population Growth Since 2010 Density (mi²)
Alachua County269,6198.89%308.12
Baker County31,78117.42%54.31
Bay County140,100-17.20%184.72
Bradford County29,5483.55%100.52
Brevard County622,15914.37%612.70
Broward County1,972,79012.55%1,634.42
Calhoun County12,791-12.67%22.55
Charlotte County201,09325.78%295.25
Citrus County155,58210.21%267.37
Clay County229,28419.76%379.10
Collier County405,00525.55%202.62
Columbia County74,74010.64%93.71
DeSoto County39,90014.22%62.63
Dixie County17,2495.18%24.46
Duval County985,06413.80%1,291.66
Escambia County327,95210.04%499.25
Flagler County124,06929.15%255.56
Franklin County13,47216.92%24.71
Gadsden County44,859-6.14%86.89
Gilchrist County19,47614.56%55.69
Glades County14,18610.23%17.60
Gulf County6,118-61.34%11.05
Hamilton County14,9261.65%29.05
Hardee County26,244-5.36%41.15
Hendry County44,08013.00%38.23
Hernando County203,93417.90%431.31
Highlands County110,08511.61%108.29
Hillsborough County1,532,12024.21%1,501.62
Holmes County20,1391.49%42.07
Indian River County168,13121.60%334.37
Jackson County41,320-16.77%45.02
Jefferson County14,021-4.97%23.44
Lafayette County7,615-13.54%14.01
Lake County398,31233.79%424.13
Lee County818,89831.98%1,044.05
Leon County299,3578.47%448.90
Levy County43,6187.12%39.01
Liberty County8,135-2.56%9.74
Madison County18,352-4.66%26.36
Manatee County429,85132.91%578.41
Marion County385,13016.24%242.52
Martin County161,77410.12%297.53
Miami-Dade County2,723,2008.63%1,434.33
Monroe County72,641-0.79%73.89
Nassau County96,69231.53%149.07
Okaloosa County222,15022.93%238.80
Okeechobee County43,7109.21%56.84
Orange County1,429,19024.43%1,582.16
Osceola County397,63647.36%299.50
Palm Beach County1,538,45016.23%780.99
Pasco County598,51828.58%800.45
Pinellas County980,8107.03%3,582.30
Polk County779,31729.22%433.77
Putnam County75,9552.34%104.35
St. Johns County297,24655.42%494.84
St. Lucie County351,91326.47%615.58
Santa Rosa County199,36730.38%197.05
Sarasota County455,98120.02%820.43
Seminole County482,93814.16%1,560.49
Sumter County143,52352.23%262.22
Suwannee County45,1316.62%65.54
Taylor County21,641-4.22%20.74
Union County14,964-3.72%61.44
Volusia County574,83316.26%522.08
Wakulla County37,71722.36%62.20
Walton County84,08852.29%81.03
Washington County27,51311.30%47.21