A look at the research available shows increased incarceration has a negligible effect on the crime rate, and that shifts in the demographic makeup of Florida’s population might have a more significant effect.
Between 2005 and 2014, the average annual real wage growth rate in Florida was around 0.05 percent, however, between 2014 and 2015 real wages grew by 3.1 percent, possibly ending a long decade of wage stagnation.
The demographics of the four largest U.S. states have been impacted by in-migration from the Americas.
The risk factors for crime in Florida may be more complex than the commonly accepted answers.

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