Florida Economic Briefs
Florida consumer sentiment falls
The Florida Consumer Sentiment Index fell by 1.4 points in December, reaching 95.9. The biggest component of the drop came from expectations about the performance of the economy over the next 5 years.
Source: UF Bureau of Economic and Business Research
Florida’s population growing rapidly
Florida was the 5th-fastest growing state in the nation between July 2016 and July 2017. The state gained just over 325,000 during that time period, with a growth rate of 1.6 percent.
Source: U.S. Census Bureau