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Florida is a town in Montgomery County, in the Amsterdam metro area.

So named because the town was formed on the anniversary of Ponce de Leon's discovery of Florida.
[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 42.886N. The longitude is -74.216W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 587 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 2,731.


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Median household income
Local
$43,317
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Florida demographic reports
Florida is on Schoharie Creek.
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.
Historic routes: Erie Canal
Historic sites and museums: Schoharie Crossing State Historic Site

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Florida demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Montgomery 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 12137 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

19% of Florida residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Florida ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Florida was $18,246, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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13% 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 $343.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $871.


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Libraries in Florida include Fort Hunter Free Library ... View libraries

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Montgomery 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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