How long do you have to live in Florida to become a resident?
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How long do you have to live in Florida to become a resident?

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As of September 2014, an individual must live in Florida for 12 consecutive months to become a resident. Florida became a state on March 3,1845. At that time, the population was 60,000.

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Florida is known as the Sunshine State because of its mild climate. On average, the state enjoys 74 to 128 days of sunshine a year. Many people retire or relocate to Florida because of its mild climate. Florida is also a popular vacation spot. It is home to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios. As of June 3, 2014, over 18 million people visit Walt Disney World annually.

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