Some redistricting factoids for the August 15-18 redistricting hearings

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Some redistricting factoids for the August 15-18 public input meetings in Stuart (15th), Boca Raton (16th), Davie (16th), Miami (17th), South Miami (17th) and Key West (18th):

  • Did you know that Congressional Districts 16 and 25 have to lose more than 100,000 residents in Florida’s redistricting?
  • Did you know State House District 112′s population grew by nearly 60% from 2000 to 2010?
  • Did you know St. Lucie County led the Southeast Florida region with 44.2% population growth from 2000 to 2010?
  • Did you know Monroe County actually had a population decline of -8.2% from 2000 to 2010?
  • Did you know Martin County leads the Southeast Florida region with a median income of over $50,000?
  • Did you know that Homestead had nearly 90% population growth from 2000 to 2010?

You can download excel sheets with this data and more at http://bit.ly/otLIuI.

Peter Schorsch is the President of Extensive Enterprises and is the publisher of some of Florida’s most influential new media websites, including SaintPetersBlog.com, FloridaPolitics.com, ContextFlorida.com, and Sunburn, the morning read of what’s hot in Florida politics. SaintPetersBlog has for three years running been ranked by the Washington Post as the best state-based blog in Florida. In addition to his publishing efforts, Peter is a political consultant to several of the state’s largest governmental affairs and public relations firms. Peter lives in St. Petersburg with his wife, Michelle, and their daughter, Ella.