Many jobs in Florida pay little and require little education. As a result relatively few of Florida’s young people have college degrees. According to data from the 2010 American Community Survey, a smaller share of men aged 25-34 in Florida have degrees t
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.