Florida In 2060: Not a pretty picture?

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With close to 18 million residents today, Florida already is challenged with the consequences of rampant sprawl, rapidly vanishing natural areas, and overcrowded roads. What will Florida look like in 2060, when its population is projected to reach almost 36 million?

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FLORIDA IN 2060


NORTHEAST FLORIDA IN 2006




NORTHEAST FLORIDA IN 2060



What does this mean for Northeast Florida?

Duval County is projected to be completely built out sometime after 2040, and by 2060 its population is anticipated to spill out into Nassau, Clay, St. Johns and Baker counties, forever changing their rural character.

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To learn more about the details of the study: www.1000friendsofflorida.org