Florida consists of 67 counties, with a population of more than 19 million. The state of South Florida would occupy 39 percent of the state’s area and have a population of 13.4 million, or 67 percent of the state’s population.
Florida consists of 67 counties, with a population of more than 19 million. The state of South Florida would occupy 39 percent of the state’s area and have a population of 13.4 million, or 67 percent of the state’s population. Rob Hainer / Shutterstock.com
Florida consists of 67 counties, with a population of more than 19 million. The state of South Florida would occupy 39 percent of the state’s area and have a population of 13.4 million, or 67 percent of the state’s population. Rob Hainer / Shutterstock.com

South Miami revisits idea of making South Florida the 51st state

March 20, 2015 10:57 AM