Florida is a village in Orange County, New York. The population was 2,781 at the 2005 census estimates.
The Village of Florida is primarily in the Town of Warwick, but a small part of the northern end of the village is in the Town of Goshen. Florida is at the convergence of Routes 17A, 25, and 94. The current mayor is James R. Pawliczek, Sr., who was first elected in March, 2002.
Real Estate listings in Florida
More Real Estate listings in Florida
Florida is known for its vast onion fields (the town is known as the Onion Capital of the World), as well as being the birthplace of William H. Seward, the Secretary of State under Abraham Lincoln who is remembered for his crusade to purchase Alaska from Russia.
WTBQ, the only independent radio station in Orange County, is located in Florida.
The village was founded in 1760 and incorporated in 1946.
The village is west of Glenmere Lake.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 4.9 km?(1.9 mi?, all land.
As of the census of 2000, there were 2,571 people, 951 households, and 704 families residing in the village. The population density was 525.2/km?(1,361.8/mi?. There were 974 housing units at an average density of 199.0/km?(515.9/mi?.
There were 951 households out of which 36.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 59.0% were married couples living together, and 25.9% were non-families. The average household size was 2.70 and the average family size was 3.17.
In the village the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 6.2% from 18 to 24, 30.2% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 12.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 90.3 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 90.0 males.
The median income for a household in the village was $54,893, and the median income for a family was $61,406.
statistics provided by: http://www.wikipedia.org/