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Florida is a village in Orange County, in the Poughkeepsie-Newburgh metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in New York named Florida. For links to other places called Florida, NY, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Florida is 41.331N. The longitude is -74.357W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,769.


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Median household income
Local
$54,893
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Florida demographic reports
Former and merged names include:
· Brookland
· Randallville
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 1. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.4 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· William Henry Seward, secretary of state, best known for negotiating the purchase of Alaska
· Jimmy Sturr, polka musician
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Florida demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Orange County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 10921 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

14% of Florida residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Florida ancestry & family history guide.

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Economy

At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Florida was $22,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

24% of Florida residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Florida, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $736.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,378.


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Libraries in Florida include Florida Public Library ... View libraries

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Politics

Orange County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Florida political report.

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The average commute time for Florida workers is 37 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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