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Florida population to reach nearly 21 million by end of 2016, report says

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Florida’s population will hit 20.7 million by the end of the year, according to a report released Wednesday by commercial real estate services company Cushman & Wakefield. The Sunshine State has grown by more than 2 percent over the past 12 months, with more than 1,000 people moving to Florida each day. Many new residents are coming in from Puerto Rico, where tough economic conditions have forced families to seek opportunities elsewhere. Fort Myers has the highest growth rate among…

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