2023 How Florida Counties Compare
A Guide to this Guide
Local taxing and spending is a major part of Florida government operations. More than half of all Florida government revenue (54.9 percent) is raised at the local level, one of the highest shares in the nation. Florida’s 67 county governments (including Jacksonville’s consolidated government), more than 400 municipal governments, and approximately 1,800 independent special districts spend more than $100 billion annually. This report compares the revenue and expenditure profiles of Florida’s 67 counties
to give taxpayers an overview of how their local government stacks up with the rest of the state. The report presents the most recently available data regarding property taxes, other taxes and fees, county and municipal revenues, county and municipal expenditures, and other related measures. Per capita figures are determined by using population figures for the year for which the data is used.