About Florida, U.S.A.

Florida is the most populous state in the southeastern region of the United States, the second most populous state in the South behind Texas, the fourth most populous with a population of over 18 million in the United States and the 8th most densely populated of the United States.

Florida has the longest coastline approximately 1,350 miles (2,170 km).

Tourism makes up the largest sector of the state economy. Warm weather, sunshine, and hundreds of miles of beaches attract about 60 million visitors to the state every year. Amusement parks, especially in the Greater Orlando area, make up a significant portion of tourism. The Walt Disney World Resort is the largest vacation resort in the world, consisting of four theme parks and more than 20 hotels. Other major parks include Universal Orlando Resort, Busch Gardens, and SeaWorld.

The population of Florida is over 19.8 million. Florida is one the fastest-growing state in the U.S. with tourism, industry, construction, international banking, biomedical and life sciences, healthcare research, simulation training, aerospace and defense, and commercial space travel contributing to the state's economic development.

About Cape Coral, Florida, U.S.A.

  • Forbes.com - ranked Cape Coral #6 for best city for future job growth in the US
  • Forbes.com - also ranks Cape Coral #10 for best cities to retire in 2014 in the US
  • The Business Insider & Wallethub  - named Cape Coral one of the top 10 cities to start a business in 2014
  • Movoto  - #2 best mid-sized city in the US for homebuyers, and #5 on their list of top places in Florida to live
  • Top Retirement.com - Listed Cape Coral #5 out of 100 for top places for retirement in the US
  • In Addition Cape Coral recorded the #3 highest growth rate in the last decade
  • Cape Coral is the 13th fastest growing city in the US