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(WFLA Tampa Bay)   Survey finds which Florida county is peak Florida   (wfla.com) divider line
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2022-02-15 9:55:53 AM  
Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.
 
2022-02-15 10:06:02 AM  
I knew it would be the panhandle. Only question was would it border Alabama or Georgia.
 
2022-02-15 10:22:41 AM  
Walton County is this weird juxtaposition of abject poverty north of I-10 and incredible wealth south of HWY 20.
 
2022-02-15 10:24:50 AM  
All I read there was "I could rule Hamilton County with an iron fist, should I decide to spend about two hundred bucks in the right places & whisper in the right ears..."

...I mean, damn, how horrible.
 
2022-02-15 10:28:34 AM  

FormlessOne: All I read there was "I could rule Hamilton County with an iron fist, should I decide to spend about two hundred bucks in the right places & whisper in the right ears..."

...I mean, damn, how horrible.


I took a look, and honestly it has me reconsidering the whole "Better to rule in Hell" thing....
 
2022-02-15 10:29:45 AM  
I'm glad the county I'm in and the surrounding counties made it ok. We have enough problems already.

/Panhandle under Alabama
 
2022-02-15 10:29:57 AM  
What's the least educated part of Florida?

Yes.
 
2022-02-15 10:36:08 AM  
Weird that the list doesn't actually list all the counties in Florida.
 
2022-02-15 10:36:41 AM  

Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.


Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.
 
2022-02-15 10:37:03 AM  
The list ranks the 50 least educated counties in Florida.

Florida has 67 counties, so 17 aren't on the list. For those wondering why Orange, Broward, Hillsborough, Duval, Alachua, Leon, Brevard etc. aren't listed.
 
2022-02-15 10:44:25 AM  

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Mrtraveler01: Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.

Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.


Just spent a week in Pinellas. And my take away is based on seeing a LOT of this type of thing:
 
2022-02-15 10:46:57 AM  

iamskibibitz: Weird that the list doesn't actually list all the counties in Florida.


A "top 67 list" doesn't have the same ring to it.
 
2022-02-15 10:46:58 AM  
 
2022-02-15 10:48:15 AM  

Mrtraveler01: Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.

Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.


So the counties that have the highest populations that moved to FL from another state are also the highest educated in the state.
 
2022-02-15 11:10:53 AM  
This survey is analogous to asking which shiat-soaked tramp's sock tastes the least like shiat.

Florida is a swirling vortex of ignorance and bigotry.  If you don't believe this, you'll fit right in here.
 
2022-02-15 11:15:20 AM  
No snark here. Those are some sad numbers.
 
2022-02-15 11:36:22 AM  
1/5 of my local population doesn't have a high school diploma.
The rate of high school dropouts is on the increase

The Cariboo is worse than Florida. That is scary as frig.
 
2022-02-15 11:37:54 AM  

edmo: I knew it would be the panhandle. Only question was would it border Alabama or Georgia.


This. I was a little surprised it borders GA instead of AL, but this.
 
2022-02-15 11:42:04 AM  

Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.


There are 67 counties and they listed the 50 least educated ones.
 
2022-02-15 11:45:23 AM  

24fps: Mrtraveler01: Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.

Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.

So the counties that have the highest populations that moved to FL from another state are also the highest educated in the state.


Large metros tend to attract more people with college educations who want high-paying jobs. News at 11.
 
2022-02-15 11:46:15 AM  

24fps: Mrtraveler01: Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.

Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.

So the counties that have the highest populations that moved to FL from another state are also the highest educated in the state.


Basically.
 
2022-02-15 11:47:44 AM  

darch: [Fark user image image 850x1134]Mrtraveler01: Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.

Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.

Just spent a week in Pinellas. And my take away is based on seeing a LOT of this type of thing:


Pinellas has a wierd mix of people.

It's also where the Church of Scientology is headquartered.
 
2022-02-15 12:01:08 PM  
What about "Duuuuuuvaaaaaal"?
🙄
 
2022-02-15 12:04:32 PM  
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In Hendry County, people (over 25) without HS diplomas outnumber those with Bachelors (or more) by 4:1.

/Can't believe some of these counties that are not even in the top 25. Damn, FL.
 
2022-02-15 12:11:35 PM  

ElFugawz: [Fark user image 600x350]
In Hendry County, people (over 25) without HS diplomas outnumber those with Bachelors (or more) by 4:1.

/Can't believe some of these counties that are not even in the top 25. Damn, FL.


i have to be reading that chart wrong.
Shouldn't the % of people under 18 that do not have a high school diploma be near 100%?
~7% of 1 year olds hold a Bachelors degree??
 
2022-02-15 12:17:35 PM  

edmo: I knew it would be the panhandle. Only question was would it border Alabama or Georgia.


Hamilton is a small county that borders Georgia.  According to the last census, there are only a little over 14k people within the county.  I mean, I live in Florida, and I'm all for bashing on some the dumb ass people that live (and vote) here, but, you know, considering our governments battle against education and the fact this is a backwoods county in the middle of nowhere, I'm not really surprised by the stats.
 
2022-02-15 12:21:02 PM  
I figured Leon had to be there, but no.  Hah.  So much for peak Florida.
 
2022-02-15 12:27:43 PM  

TypoFlyspray: I figured Leon had to be there, but no.  Hah.  So much for peak Florida.


You mean Tallahassee, with a high concentration of lawyers and upper-level government bureaucrats and one of the the state's flagship universities has a high percentage of of college graduates?
 
2022-02-15 12:31:19 PM  
Putnam is way underrepresented. The stupid is furiously strong; everyone I knew growing up there with a modicum of promise moved away as soon as they could.
 
2022-02-15 12:34:51 PM  

indylaw: TypoFlyspray: I figured Leon had to be there, but no.  Hah.  So much for peak Florida.

You mean Tallahassee, with a high concentration of lawyers and upper-level government bureaucrats and one of the the state's flagship universities has a high percentage of of college graduates?


Yeah.  If they're going to say you can't have paper to be Floridumb, then that would explain it.  Got a brother in law who's a republican lobbyist in Tallahassee, and I don't care how many degrees those people have: they are within spitting range of any idiocy wot gets a Florida tag here.
 
2022-02-15 12:35:24 PM  

indylaw: one of the the state's flagship universities


I thought those taught football.
 
2022-02-15 12:37:49 PM  

darch: [Fark user image 850x1134]Mrtraveler01: Diogenes: Hmm....Orange County isn't even on there.  Not sure what to conclude from that.

Neither are Broward, Hillsborough, and Pinellas.

Sounds like all 4 are educated by Florida standards.

Just spent a week in Pinellas. And my take away is based on seeing a LOT of this type of thing:


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2022-02-15 1:13:56 PM  

Teambaylagoon: What about "Duuuuuuvaaaaaal"?
🙄


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2022-02-15 2:14:17 PM  
Florida is the only state in America where the further north you go, the more southern it gets
 
2022-02-15 2:38:19 PM  

Slypork: Teambaylagoon: What about "Duuuuuuvaaaaaal"?
🙄

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Jacksonville Style? So KY and cocaine?
 
2022-02-15 2:40:35 PM  

Bigsack: Florida is the only state in America where the further north you go, the more southern it gets


Counterpoint: Cuba is south of Miami
 
2022-02-15 3:52:56 PM  

SumoJeb: ElFugawz: [Fark user image 600x350]
In Hendry County, people (over 25) without HS diplomas outnumber those with Bachelors (or more) by 4:1.

/Can't believe some of these counties that are not even in the top 25. Damn, FL.

i have to be reading that chart wrong.
Shouldn't the % of people under 18 that do not have a high school diploma be near 100%?
~7% of 1 year olds hold a Bachelors degree??


X axis is county rank not age. 50 data points ~ 50 counties. This is a measure of people over 25 years old, so no one under 18.
 
2022-02-15 4:24:38 PM  

disaster bastard: Walton County is this weird juxtaposition of abject poverty north of I-10 and incredible wealth south of HWY 20.


But none of those wealthy people actually live there.  Their LLCs own the rental properties.
 
2022-02-15 8:21:14 PM  

TypoFlyspray: indylaw: one of the the state's flagship universities

I thought those taught football.


Did I stutter?
 
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