According to the ADP Regional Employment Report employment numbers in the state of Florida for October 2013 were high. 8,580 private sector jobs (in the fields of construction, transportation, construction and utilities) alone were added during this time frame. As well, together with Texas, Ohio and Florida posted the largest job gains during the month, nationwide. This figure is an increase of .13 percent.
So in general, statistics and reports have shown that the state of Florida is boasting a high quality of life if being measured by housing, education and employment.