There are more people per square mile in Pinellas County than any other county in Florida. In 2000, the last year a full population census was undertaken, the population density of Pinellas County was 3,292 persons per square mile, 1.4 times the second highest county in Florida, Broward County. Of more than 3,100 counties in the United States (excluding Puerto Rico), Pinellas had the 32nd highest population density, placing Pinellas in the top 1% of all U.S. counties.
Understanding the diverse characteristics of Pinellas County and our children helps JWB make important decisions about critical programs including helping children prepare for a quality education, ensuring children are receiving a quality education, helping to eliminate child maltreatment, addressing juvenile justice issues and many others. This website covers a wide range of important indicators and measures which provide critical understanding of the state of Pinellas County children and families.
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Florida’s Children at a Glance 2007: http://cscf.fmhi.usf.edu/pdf/2007AAGweb.pdf
Child Welfare League National Fact Sheet 2008: http://www.cwla.org/advocacy/nationalfactsheet08.htm
Child Welfare League Florida’s Children 2008: http://www.cwla.org/advocacy/statefactsheets/2008/florida.htm