Speech and Language Pathology Clinic 8 9175; In 1997 Dade County formally changed its name to Miami-Dade County and the school board subsequently changed its name as well. The 2010 US Census reported that the Latino population in Miami accounted for 70% of its total population with 34.4% of city residents being of Cuban origin 15.8% had a Central American background (7.2% Nicaraguan 5.8% Honduran 1.2% Salvadoran and 1.0% Guatemalan) 8.7% were of South American descent (3.2% Colombian 1.4% Venezuelan 1.2% Peruvian 1.2% Argentinean and 0.7% Ecuadorian) 4.0% had other Hispanic or Latino origins (0.5% Spaniard) 3.2% descended from Puerto Ricans 2.4% were Dominican and 1.5% had Mexican ancestry, As of 2010 those of (non-Hispanic white) European ancestry accounted for 57.9% of Florida's population Out of the 57.9% the largest groups were 12.0% German (2,212,391) 10.7% Irish (1,979,058) 8.8% English (1,629,832) 6.6% Italian (1,215,242) 2.8% Polish (511,229) and 2.7% French (504,641) White Americans of all European backgrounds are present in all areas of the state in 1970 non-Hispanic whites were nearly 80% of Florida's population Those of English and Irish ancestry are present in large numbers in all the urban/suburban areas across the state Some native white Floridians especially those who have descended from long-time Florida families may refer to themselves as "Florida crackers"; others see the term as a derogatory one Like whites in most other states of the southern U.S. they descend mainly from English and Scots-Irish settlers as well as some other British American settlers.
. Economic risk D. College of Business Prima Casa Montessori School Miami MIA Miami International Airport Large Hub 20,709,225. . N Miami Florida Business directory (102) 2.08, Belle Glade Water masses Florida's nickname is the "Sunshine State" but severe weather is a common occurrence in the state Central Florida is known as the lightning capital of the United States as it experiences more lightning strikes than anywhere else in the country Florida has one of the highest average precipitation levels of any state in large part because afternoon thunderstorms are common in much of the state from late spring until early autumn a narrow eastern part of the state including Orlando and Jacksonville receives between 2,400 and 2,800 hours of sunshine annually the rest of the state including Miami receives between 2,800 and 3,200 hours annually.