Pursuant to Section 380.06(29) Florida Statutes, the Florida Legislature's Office of Economic and Demographic Research transmitted to the Department of Economic Opportunity on June 17, 2016, a list of counties and municipalities meeting the population and density criteria related to qualifying as dense urban land areas. The department posted this list on its web site on June 20, 2016.

The jurisdictions listed below have been identified by the Office of Economic and Demographic Research based on April 1, 2015 population estimates and the statutory definition.

Dense urban land area is defined by Section 380.06(29), Florida Statutes, to mean:

  1. A municipality that has an average of at least 1,000 people per square mile of land area and a minimum total population of at least 5,000;
  2. A county, including the municipalities located therein, which has an average of at least 1,000 people per square mile of land area and is located within an urban service area as defined by Section 163.3164, Florida Statutes, which has been adopted into the comprehensive plan;
  3. A county, including the municipalities located therein, which has a population of at least 900,000, that has an average of at least 1,000 people per square mile of land area but which does not have an urban service area designated in the comprehensive plan; or
  4. A county, including the municipalities located therein, which has a population of at least 1 million and is located within an urban service area as defined in Section 163.3164, Florida Statutes, which has been adopted into the comprehensive plan.

Counties

  • Broward County
  • Duval County
  • Hillsborough County
  • Miami-Dade County
  • Orange County
  • Palm Beach County
  • Pinellas County
  • Seminole County
Municipalities
  • Altamonte Springs1
  • Apopka1
  • Arcadia
  • Atlantic Beach1
  • Atlantis1
  • Auburndale
  • Aventura1
  • Avon Park
  • Bal Harbour1
  • Baldwin1
  • Bay Harbor Islands1
  • Bay Lake1
  • Belle Glade1
  • Belle Isle1
  • Belleair Beach1
  • Belleair Bluffs1
  • Belleair Shore1
  • Belleair1
  • Biscayne Park1
  • Boca Raton1
  • Bonita Springs
  • Boynton Beach1
  • Bradenton
  • Briny Breezes1
  • Callaway
  • Cape Canaveral
  • Cape Coral
  • Casselberry1
  • Clearwater1
  • Clermont
  • Clewiston
  • Cloud Lake1
  • Cocoa
  • Cocoa Beach
  • Coconut Creek1
  • Cooper City1
  • Coral Gables1
  • Coral Springs1
  • Crestview
  • Cutler Bay1
  • Dade City
  • Dania Beach1
  • Davie1
  • Daytona Beach
  • Daytona Beach Shores (2010)2
  • DeBary
  • Deerfield Beach1
  • DeLand
  • Delray Beach1
  • Deltona
  • Destin
  • Doral1
  • Dunedin1
  • Eatonville1
  • Edgewood1
  • El Portal1
  • Estero4
  • Eustis
  • Fernandina Beach
  • Flagler Beach (2010)2
  • Florida City1
  • Fort Lauderdale1
  • Fort Meade (2012)2
  • Fort Myers
  • Fort Myers Beach
  • Fort Pierce
  • Fort Walton Beach
  • Gainesville
  • Glen Ridge1
  • Golden Beach1
  • Golf1
  • Greenacres1
  • Gulf Breeze
  • Gulf Stream1
  • Gulfport1
  • Haines City
  • Hallandale Beach1
  • Haverhill1
  • Hialeah Gardens1
  • Hialeah1
  • Highland Beach1
  • Hillsboro Beach1
  • Holly Hill
  • Hollywood1
  • Holmes Beach (2010)2
  • Homestead1
  • Hypoluxo1
  • Indian Creek1
  • Indian Harbour Beach
  • Indian Rocks Beach1
  • Indian Shores1
  • Islamorada, Village of Islands (2010)2
  • Islandia1
  • Jacksonville Beach1
  • Jacksonville1
  • Juno Beach1
  • Jupiter Inlet Colony1
  • Jupiter1
  • Kenneth City1
  • Key Biscayne1
  • Key West
  • Kissimmee
  • Lady Lake
  • Lake Buena Vista1
  • Lake City (2013)2
  • Lake Clarke Shores1
  • Lake Mary1
  • Lake Park1
  • Lake Worth1
  • Lakeland
  • Lantana1
  • Largo1
  • Lauderdale Lakes1
  • Lauderdale-by-the-Sea1
  • Lauderhill1
  • Lazy Lake1
  • Lighthouse Point1
  • Longboat Key
  • Longwood1
  • Loxahatchee Groves1
  • Lynn Haven
  • Macclenny
  • Madeira Beach1
  • Maitland1
  • Manalapan1
  • Mangonia Park1
  • Marathon (2010)2
  • Marco Island
  • Margate1
  • Medley1
  • Melbourne
  • Miami Beach1
  • Miami Gardens1
  • Miami Lakes1
  • Miami Shores1
  • Miami Springs1
  • Miami1
  • Milton
  • Miramar1
  • Mount Dora
  • Naples
  • Neptune Beach1
  • New Port Richey
  • Niceville
  • North Bay Village1
  • North Lauderdale1
  • North Miami Beach1
  • North Miami1
  • North Palm Beach1
  • North Redington Beach1
  • Oakland Park1
  • Oakland1
  • Ocala
  • Ocean Ridge1
  • Ocoee1
  • Okeechobee
  • Oldsmar1
  • Opa-locka1
  • Orange City
  • Orange Park
  • Orlando1
  • Ormond Beach
  • Oviedo1
  • Pahokee1
  • Palatka
  • Palm Bay
  • Palm Beach Gardens1
  • Palm Beach Shores1
  • Palm Beach1
  • Palm Coast (2009)2
  • Palm Springs1
  • Palmetto
  • Palmetto Bay1
  • Panama City
  • Parkland1
  • Pembroke Park1
  • Pembroke Pines1
  • Pensacola
  • Pinecrest1
  • Pinellas Park1
  • Plant City1
  • Plantation1
  • Pompano Beach1
  • Port Orange
  • Port St. Lucie
  • Punta Gorda
  • Quincy3 (2015)2
  • Redington Beach1
  • Redington Shores1
  • Riviera Beach1
  • Rockledge
  • Royal Palm Beach1
  • Safety Harbor1
  • Sanford1
  • Sarasota
  • Satellite Beach
  • Sea Ranch Lakes1
  • Sebastian
  • Sebring
  • Seminole1
  • South Bay
  • South Daytona
  • South Miami1
  • South Palm Beach1
  • South Pasadena1
  • Southwest Ranches1
  • Springfield
  • St. Augustine
  • St. Augustine Beach
  • St. Cloud
  • St. Pete Beach1
  • St. Petersburg1
  • Stuart
  • Sunny Isles Beach1
  • Sunrise1
  • Surfside1
  • Sweetwater1
  • Tallahassee
  • Tamarac1
  • Tampa1
  • Tarpon Springs1
  • Tavares
  • Temple Terrace1
  • Tequesta1
  • Titusville
  • Treasure Island1
  • Venice
  • Vero Beach
  • Virginia Gardens1
  • Wauchula
  • Wellington1
  • West Melbourne
  • West Miami1
  • West Palm Beach1
  • West Park1
  • Weston1
  • Wilton Manors1
  • Windermere1
  • Winter Garden1
  • Winter Haven
  • Winter Park1
  • Winter Springs1
  • Zephyrhills

1 The municipality is included based on conditions (b), (c) or (d) and may or may not meet condition (a) alone.

2 If the municipality previously met the criteria but no longer meets the criteria, the last year the jurisdiction last met the criteria is indicated in parentheses immediately following the municipality.

3 Quincy was added based on the 2010 Census population estimates.

4Estero was added based on the 2015 Census population estimates.

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