Squeezing them in: Florida’s growing population will come at a price


If you think beaches are packed now, imagine them when Florida’s population goes from 20 million to 26 millionby 2030. (Source: Tampa Bay Tribune)

From The Tampa Bay Tribune:

Twenty million and counting.

Florida leaped over another population milestone this year, according to U.S. census figures, and is now the nation’s second-fastest growing state behind Texas.

Most of those new Floridians — some 1,000 per day — are arriving not in the delivery room but by one-way trips in ports and airports and along interstates 75 and 95 with trailers in tow.

That influx is not expected to slow down anytime soon with the state’s population predicted to rise to 26 million by 2030…

For the complete story: http://www.tbo.com/news/politics/squeezing-them-in-floridas-growing-population-will-come-at-a-price-20151225/

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