Orange County, Florida (FL)

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County population in 2012: 1,202,234 (98% urban, 2% rural); it was 896,344 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 192,678
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 51,272
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 204,230
Renter-occupied apartments: 177,897 (it was 132,056 in 2000)
% of renters here:

39%
State:

33%

Land area: 907 sq. mi.

Water area: 96.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 1288 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Orange County: 92.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (35.2%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (12.1%), Educational, health and social services (11.2%), Retail trade (10.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 17%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Orange County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (46.0%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (26.9%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (19.5%)
  • Asian alone (4.8%)
  • Two or more races (2.0%)
  • Some other race alone (0.5%)
Median resident age:  33.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 564,326  (38.7%)
Females: 581,630  (61.3%)
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Orange County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Orange County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $46,716 ($41,311 in 1999)

This county:

$46716
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $851 (lower quartile is $698, upper quartile is $1,090)
This county:

$851
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,100 (it was $100,300 in 2000)
Orange:

$158,100
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $94,000 - $247,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $231,591
Here:

$231,591
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $128,177
Here:

$128,177
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $91,278
Here:

$91,278
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,520
Here:

$94,520
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $125,095
Here:

$125,095
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $49,399
Here:

$49,399
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $45,628
Here:

$45,628
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,388
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $419

Institutionalized population: 10,214

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):


Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

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Health of residents in Orange County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2009:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.5. This is about average.
75.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
41.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
82.6% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
70.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 190 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 154 pounds. This is about average.
18.7% of residents keep firearms around their homes. This is less than average.


Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 6174 buildings, average cost: $115,200
  • 2001: 7393 buildings, average cost: $119,400
  • 2002: 8091 buildings, average cost: $132,700
  • 2003: 9956 buildings, average cost: $138,900
  • 2004: 11681 buildings, average cost: $165,800
  • 2005: 10863 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2006: 9527 buildings, average cost: $199,600
  • 2007: 4053 buildings, average cost: $193,800
  • 2008: 2473 buildings, average cost: $200,400
  • 2009: 1811 buildings, average cost: $207,300

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results


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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,903 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,463 (1.1%)

Orange County household income distribution in 2009 Orange County home values distribution Orange County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 35.3% for American Indian residents, 7.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 20.4% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 18.4%
Orange County:

18.4%
Florida:

17.0%
(9.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.1% for Black residents, 25.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.1% for American Indian residents, 9.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 26.9% for other race residents, 20.4% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 34 years old
(Males: 33 years old, Females: 35 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 39 years old, Black residents: 30 years old, American Indian residents: 29 years old, Asian residents: 34 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 31 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Orlando, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Orange County is $684 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $782 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $979 a month.

Cities in this county include: Orlando, Southwest Orange, Alafaya, Pine Hills, Apopka, Ocoee, Winter Park, Oak Ridge, Conway, Winter Garden.

Orange County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Zip CodeCityCertified Residential DatabaseMandatory Residential DatabaseMandatory Non-Residential Database
Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)Buildings MeasuredAbove 4 pCi/L (%)
32703Apopka8905050
32709Christmas301010
32710Clarcona10----
32712Apopka14702020
32751Maitland177104040
32777Tangerine30----
32789Winter Park2366520520
32792Winter Park12711010
32798Zellwood10----
32801Orlando2482020
32802Orlando--3030
32803Orlando9421010
32804Orlando1026250250
32805Orlando905050
32806Orlando829180180
32807Orlando4941010
32808Orlando3506060
32809Orlando3205050
32810Orlando5503030
32811Orlando1005050
32812Orlando14822020
32817Orlando780----
32818Orlando7614040
32819Orlando29602020
32820Orlando50----
32821Orlando270333333
32822Orlando5301010
32824Orlando270----
32825Orlando10012020
32826Orlando260----
32827Orlando20----
32828Orlando800----
32829Orlando190----
32831Orlando10----
32832Orlando150----
32833Orlando130----
32835Orlando1901----
32836Orlando1390----
32837Orlando1580----
32839Orlando383----
32860Orlando--1010
34734Gotha40----
34760Oakland10----
34761Ocoee4301010
34786Windermere1180----
34787Winter Garden150----

2005 air pollution in Orange County:

Carbon Monoxide: 3 ppm (standard limit: 9 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Nitrogen Dioxide: 0.009 ppm (standard limit: 0.053 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Ozone (1-hour): 0.114 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Above U.S. average.
Ozone (8-hour): 0.086 ppm (standard limit: 0.08 ppm). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 18 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) 24-hour: 34 µg/m3(standard limit: 150 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 9.8 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) 24-hour: 26 µg/m3(standard limit: 35 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides Annual: 0.001 ppm (standard limit: 0.03 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Sulfur Oxides 24-hour: 0.003 ppm (standard limit: 0.14 ppm). Below U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Orange County: Hickory Hammock Grove (A), Quality Outlet Center (B), Magnolia Ranch (C), Pumping Station Number 2 (D), Pumping Station Number 3 (E), Plaza Gigante (F), Stanton Energy Center (G), Raintree Golf Resort (H), Quail West Golf and Country Club (I), Port Malabar Country Club (J), Ponce De Leon Golf Course (K), Pompano Beach Golf Course (L), Polo Trace Golf Course (M), Placid Lakes Country Club (N), Alaqua Country Club (O), Eddie Graham Sports Stadium (P), Seminole County Detention Center (Q), Orange County Convention Center (R), Orange County Library System South Creek Branch Library (S), Valencia Community College East Campus Library (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Mercado Shopping Center (1), Waterbridge Downs Shopping Center (2), University Square Shopping Center (3), University Park Shopping Center (4), Curry Ford East Shopping Center (5), University Oaks Shopping Center (6), Unigold Shopping Center (7), The Terrace at Florida Mall Shopping Center (8), The Orlando Premier Outlets Shopping Center (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Orange County include: Resurrection Church (A), Church of the Annunciation (B), First Baptist Church at Union Park (C), Grace Brethren Church of Maitland (D), Orlando Bible Church (E), Free Methodist Church (F), Christ the King Lutheran Church (G), Mercy Medical Mission (H), Saint Michaels Episcopal Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Zellwood Cemetery (1), Williams Cemetery (2), Glen Haven Memorial Park Cemetery (3), Chapel Hill Cemetery (4), Bay Ridge Cemetery (5), Oak Ridge Cemetery (6), Tangerine Cemetery (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Lake Apopka (A), Clark Lake (B), Lake Cone (C), Ruth Lake (D), Lake Alma (E), Lake Mira (F), Lake Anne (G), Lake Audie (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Little Creek (A), Neat Creek (B), Christmas Creek (C), Carpenter Branch (D), Tootoosahatchee Creek (E), Taylor Creek (F), Cowpen Branch (G), Mill Creek (H), Long Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Orange County include: Kelly Park (1), Trimble Park (2), William Beardall Tosohatchee State Preserve (3), Wekiwa Springs State Park (4), Rock Springs Run State Reserve (5), Christmas Park (6), Magnolia Park (7), Seaworld Orlando (8), Moss Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Neighboring counties: Brevard County , Lake County , Osceola County , Polk County , Seminole County , Volusia County .

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.8%
Florida:

6.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 64,155
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 81.8%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 26.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 128,904 (42% naturalized citizens)

Orange County:

14.4%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 36,348
  • 1990 to 1994: 22,685
  • 1985 to 1989: 17,464
  • 1980 to 1984: 16,164
  • 1975 to 1979: 10,559
  • 1970 to 1974: 8,347
  • 1970 to 1974: 7,503
  • 1965 to 1969: 9,834

Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.6 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 85.7%

Orange County marital status for males Orange County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:


Housing units in Orange County with a mortgage: 142,147 (18,662 second mortgage, 11,988 home equity loan, 489 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 33,764

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Orange County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant216,980575
Catholic145,08221
Mainline Protestant57,08693
Other41,24585
Black Protestant17,24041
Orthodox4,6209
None663,703-
Orange County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 230
Orange County:

2.16 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 16
Here:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 122
This county:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 365
Orange County:

3.43 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 881
This county:

8.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Orange County:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Orange County:

23.0%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

13.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Orange County:

Average size of farms: 163 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $269,354
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $14167.78
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 90.72%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 1.32%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $190,891
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 11.53%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 82.63%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $49,786
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 70.03%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 7.91
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.22%
Land in orchards: 9,739 acres

Tornado activity:

Orange County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 1912535.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 29 fatalities and 305 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 2/22/1998, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado killed 25 people and injured 150 people and caused $55 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Orange County-area historical earthquake activity is near Florida state average. It is 96% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 358.0 miles away from Orange County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 310.2 miles away from the county center
On 11/11/2002 at 23:39:29, a magnitude 4.4 (4.0 MB, 4.4 LG, Depth: 1.5 mi) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from the county center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 373.8 miles away from the county center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 394.5 miles away from Orange County center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 320.7 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:


The number of natural disasters in Orange County (16) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • Haiti (10%)
  • Mexico (9%)
  • Cuba (7%)
  • Jamaica (7%)
  • Colombia (7%)
  • Vietnam (4%)
  • Dominican Republic (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Orange County (%):

  • German (9%)
  • United States or American (9%)
  • Irish (8%)
  • English (7%)
  • Italian (5%)
  • Haitian (2%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Orange County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 351,068 (80%)
  • Carpooled: 53,536 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10,393 (2%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 55 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 57 (0%)
  • Railroad: 16 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 34 (0%)
  • Taxi: 368 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 853 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 2,038 (0%)
  • Walked: 6,085 (1%)
  • Other means: 3,642 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 11,178 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


People in group quarters in Orange County, Florida in 2000:

  • 4,086 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3,684 people in nursing homes
  • 3,402 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 2,634 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 2,221 people in state prisons
  • 1,243 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 1,243 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 225 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 199 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 175 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 169 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 168 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 141 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 112 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 103 people in other group homes
  • 100 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 55 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 50 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 44 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 20 people in religious group quarters

People in group quarters in Orange County, Florida in 2010:

  • 13,572 people in college/university student housing
  • 6,819 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 3,707 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 3,497 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 2,378 people in state prisons
  • 1,244 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 1,005 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 450 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 400 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 159 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 156 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 148 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 133 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 33 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 3 people in in-patient hospice facilities
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $49,035.

9.39% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,330 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.39%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($376 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.14%
Florida average:

0.11%

5.72% relocated from other counties in Florida ($19,610 average AGI)
3.53% relocated from other states ($15,344 average AGI)
Orange County:

3.53%
Florida average:

3.71%

Percentage of residents relocating from other counties or countries


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Seminole County, FL  1.45% ($35,308 average AGI)
from Osceola County, FL  0.92% ($30,484)
from Lake County, FL  0.39% ($33,686)
from Polk County, FL  0.32% ($31,231)
from Miami-Dade County, FL  0.31% ($25,555)
from Broward County, FL  0.29% ($31,393)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.25% ($32,600)


9.16% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,939 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.16%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.30% of residents moved to foreign countries ($625 average AGI)
Orange County:

0.30%
Florida average:

0.12%

5.55% relocated to other counties in Florida ($19,346 average AGI)
3.31% relocated to other states ($12,969 average AGI)
Orange County:

3.31%
Florida average:

2.87%

Percentage of residents relocating to other counties or countries


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Seminole County, FL  1.44% ($34,229 average AGI)
to Osceola County, FL  0.93% ($28,631)
to Lake County, FL  0.44% ($35,645)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.37% ($22,524)
to Polk County, FL  0.35% ($28,675)
to Broward County, FL  0.29% ($29,456)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.26% ($22,990)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 15.7
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 15.6
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 13.7

Births per 1000 population in Orange County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 6.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2013: 5.9

Deaths per 1000 population in Orange County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 7.6
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2012: 7.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Orange County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2003: 110,410 (91,188 aged, 19,222 disabled)
Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 17%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.3
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 19282.45
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 354.670
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 53826.35

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1607.200
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 661.080
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.53

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 41.57
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 89.83

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 9.09
Fitness & recreation sports centers per 100,000 population in 2005: 9890.769

EPA green book nonattainment status in 2004-2006: 1

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 74.1. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 49.2
  • Cut/Pierce - 7.8
  • Suffocation - 3.2
  • Other - 13.9

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 99.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 47.1
  • Suffocation - 22.7
  • Poisoning - 21.3
  • Other - 8.2

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,112,252

Size of family households: 99,727 2-persons, 68,238 3-persons, 58,609 4-persons, 28,209 5-persons, 11,280 6-persons, 7,391 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 104,832 1-person, 33,362 2-persons, 6,611 3-persons, 2,617 4-persons, 598 5-persons, 259 6-persons, 114 7-or-more-persons.

136,436 married couples with children.
61,939 single-parent households (13,053 men, 48,886 women).

74.6% of residents of Orange County speak English at home.
17.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (59% speak English very well, 21% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
5.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (62% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
2.1% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (50% speak English very well, 30% speak English well, 18% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $6,587,668,000 ($6655 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $2,480,464,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,966,510,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $1,020,961,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $6,750,000
Federal grants: $667,132,000
Federal procurement contracts: $2,404,878,000 ($2,087,824,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $521,436,000 ($146,946,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $33,438,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $673,017,000
Federal Government insurance: $2,343,261,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 77,545
Here:

76 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 33,591
Here:

33 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +33,608
Here:

+33 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +50,400
Here:

+49 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Orange County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 211.76 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.1
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.8
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 6,760
  • 2000 to 2004: 126,025
  • 1990 to 1999: 102,096
  • 1980 to 1989: 107,293
  • 1970 to 1979: 64,065
  • 1960 to 1969: 39,341
  • 1950 to 1959: 37,587
  • 1940 to 1949: 8,584
  • 1939 or earlier: 7,125
Rooms in houses/apartments in Orange County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 347
  • 2 rooms: 2,704
  • 3 rooms: 13,392
  • 4 rooms: 17,466
  • 5 rooms: 40,937
  • 6 rooms: 48,148
  • 7 rooms: 38,673
  • 8 rooms: 24,788
  • 9+ rooms: 17,775
  • 1 room: 7,809
  • 2 rooms: 19,322
  • 3 rooms: 27,893
  • 4 rooms: 33,664
  • 5 rooms: 24,346
  • 6 rooms: 11,687
  • 7 rooms: 4,744
  • 8 rooms: 1,757
  • 9+ rooms: 834
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Orange County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 2,015
  • 1 bedroom: 7,451
  • 2 bedrooms: 38,337
  • 3 bedrooms: 101,902
  • 4 bedrooms: 47,624
  • 5+ bedrooms: 6,901
  • no bedroom: 9,638
  • 1 bedroom: 39,917
  • 2 bedrooms: 51,817
  • 3 bedrooms: 25,215
  • 4 bedrooms: 5,044
  • 5+ bedrooms: 425
Cars and other vehicles available in Orange County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 6,850
  • 1 vehicle: 62,471
  • 2 vehicles: 98,109
  • 3 vehicles: 28,078
  • 4 vehicles: 6,786
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,936
  • no vehicle: 17,610
  • 1 vehicle: 64,381
  • 2 vehicles: 40,685
  • 3 vehicles: 6,931
  • 4 vehicles: 1,844
  • 5+ vehicles: 605

45% of Orange County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 51% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 46% lived in Florida.

Orange County:

45.0%
State average:

51.1%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $98,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Orange County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (88.7%)
  • Utility gas (6.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (2.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (90.0%)
  • Utility gas (6.5%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.4%)
  • No fuel used (1.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.8%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 12,943
Here:

12.5%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 4,102
Here:

8.3%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 10,580
Here:

19.3%
Florida:

21.0%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)

Orange County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Sewerage: $60,126,000
    Regular Highways: $49,399,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,669,000
    General - Other: $12,312,000
    Solid Waste Management: $6,936,000
    Parks and Recreation: $6,496,000
    Local Fire Protection: $4,787,000
    Police Protection: $4,787,000
    Water Utilities: $4,441,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,127,000
    Housing and Community Development: $970,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $856,000
    Health - Other: $282,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $111,000
    Financial Administration: $50,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $10,000
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $313,071,000
    Police Protection: $136,076,000
    Correctional Institutions: $125,498,000
    Sewerage: $113,049,000
    Local Fire Protection: $105,919,000
    Regular Highways: $102,693,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $71,818,000
    Financial Administration: $57,214,000
    Solid Waste Management: $44,609,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $43,763,000
    Health - Other: $33,574,000
    Libraries: $29,536,000
    Housing and Community Development: $29,061,000
    Parks and Recreation: $29,060,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $23,170,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $14,634,000
    Central Staff Services: $10,487,000
    Water Utilities: $9,525,000
    Corrections - Other: $4,018,000
    Public Welfare Institutions: $683,000
    Transit Utilities: $47,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $128,001,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - Transit Utilities: $29,500,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $8,249,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Central Staff Services: $11,717,000
    Regular Highways: $7,267,000
    General - Other: $5,224,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $5,153,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,925,000
    Sewerage: $4,681,000
    Financial Administration: $3,034,000
    Solid Waste Management: $3,013,000
    Correctional Institutions: $1,853,000
    Local Fire Protection: $938,000
    Police Protection: $938,000
    Parks and Recreation: $847,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $452,000
    Health - Other: $342,000
    Water Utilities: $290,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $107,000
    Corrections - Other: $62,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $464,308,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $9,000

Orange County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $122,493,000
    Sewerage: $83,607,000
    Solid Waste Management: $62,834,000
    Parks and Recreation: $46,690,000
    Parking Facilities: $3,738,000
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $2,474,000
    Regular Highways: $347,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $127,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Public Welfare: $28,352,000
    All Other: $26,703,000
    Health and Hospitals: $24,440,000
    Highways: $4,948,000
    Natural Resources: $722,000
    General Local Government Support: $70,000
    Education: $40,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $69,000
    General Local Government Support: $44,000
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $94,783,000
    Rents: $21,844,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,428,000
    Special Assessments: $10,121,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $7,611,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,565,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $38,047,000
    Electric Utilities: $10,406,000
    Transit Utilities: $614,000
    Gas Utilities: $20,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $154,967,000
    All Other: $20,377,000
    Highways: $16,875,000
    Public Welfare: $5,108,000
    Transit Utilities: $1,735,000
    Health and Hospitals: $89,000
  • Tax - Property: $505,687,000
    Other License: $207,094,000
    Other Selective Sales: $120,168,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $77,811,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $27,242,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $2,840,000

Orange County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,682,644,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,639,104,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $1,517,373,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $1,432,373,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $281,825,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $238,285,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $85,000,000
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,000,000

Orange County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $34,293,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $779,220,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,556,054,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

Orange County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1993
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Orange County Fatal accident statistics for 1994 - 2013
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 193 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5,737$165,6264,057$208,6608,124$195,819319$82,60519$6,422,7371,463$150,906127$70,402
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED436$162,360432$204,1111,091$195,99368$57,3683$14,083,333195$144,01047$55,468
APPLICATIONS DENIED1,604$158,3861,427$180,8316,417$202,896567$62,8013$410,0001,133$142,287160$59,575
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN843$157,174743$214,0322,909$203,008143$135,6154$18,380,000429$154,45233$88,939
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS321$148,072249$201,7111,151$197,18952$123,8650$0140$157,05018$86,444
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 156 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED449$222,70485$224,05913$178,923
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED245$235,02081$228,12340$217,575
APPLICATIONS DENIED123$221,10642$220,0486$191,667
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN45$223,82223$205,0870$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS59$207,8147$182,85721$183,571

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Orange County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,89472.9 years
William3,49273.6 years
Mary3,40478.8 years
James3,28070.9 years
Robert2,93669.8 years
Charles2,16173.3 years
George1,99074.8 years
Joseph1,70374.0 years
Helen1,46780.7 years
Margaret1,45479.1 years
Most common last names in Orange County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,68674.0 years
Johnson1,19674.2 years
Williams1,09672.4 years
Brown1,02973.3 years
Jones94872.9 years
Davis73874.1 years
Miller71875.9 years
Wilson57173.7 years
Jackson51270.5 years
Thomas50472.6 years
Businesses in Orange County, FL
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness1Jamba Juice1
7-Eleven97Jimmy John's1
ALDI5JoS. A. Bank4
ALDO7Johnny Rockets2
AMF Bowling2Jones New York35
AT&T19Journeys6
Abercrombie & Fitch2Justice7
Abercrombie Kids2KFC23
Ace Hardware8Kincaid3
Advance Auto Parts29Kmart6
Aeropostale7Knights Inn1
Aerosoles2Kohl's2
Albertsons4Kroger1
American Eagle Outfitters5LA Fitness7
Ann Taylor9La Quinta8
Apple Store2La-Z-Boy8
Applebee's4Lane Bryant3
Arby's11Lane Furniture8
Ashley Furniture1LensCrafters7
AutoZone15Levi Strauss & Co.3
Avenue3Little Caesars Pizza14
BMW2Loews3
Baja Fresh Mexican Grill1Long John Silver's8
Bakers1Lowe's7
Bally Total Fitness2Macy's3
Banana Republic4Marriott33
Barnes & Noble5Marshalls6
Baskin-Robbins14MasterBrand Cabinets37
Bath & Body Works9Mazda2
Baymont Inn2McDonald's66
Bebe2Men's Wearhouse9
Bed Bath & Beyond6Motel 62
Ben & Jerry's5Motherhood Maternity8
Best Western7New Balance12
Blockbuster15New York & Co3
Brooks Brothers2Nike51
Brookstone3Nissan3
Brunswick Bowling & Billiards1Nordstrom2
Budget Car Rental7Office Depot10
Buffalo Wild Wings3OfficeMax4
Burger King38Old Navy6
CVS42Olive Garden8
Cache2Outback6
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse6
Casual Male XL3Pac Sun6
Catherines2Panda Express12
Charlotte Russe4Panera Bread11
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza13
Chick-Fil-A18Payless21
Chico's6Penske11
Chipotle11PetSmart6
Chuck E. Cheese's3Pier 1 Imports4
Church's Chicken3Pizza Hut30
Cinnabon 2Plato's Closet4
Circle K1Popeyes11
Clarion2Pottery Barn3
Clarks3Pottery Barn Kids1
Cold Stone Creamery8Publix Super Markets44
Coldwater Creek3Qdoba Mexican Grill4
ColorTyme1Quality6
Comfort Inn2Quiznos16
Comfort Suites4RadioShack16
Costco1Ramada2
Cracker Barrel3Red Lobster7
Crate & Barrel1Red Roof Inn2
Crossland Economy Studios1Rooms To Go5
Curves4Ruby Tuesday5
DHL16Rue212
Dairy Queen5Ryder Rental & Truck Leasing3
Days Inn7SAS Shoes3
Decora Cabinetry6SONIC Drive-In2
Dennys15Saks Fifth Avenue1
Discount Tire5Sam's Club3
Domino's Pizza17Sears8
DressBarn5Sephora2
Dressbarn5Sheraton6
Dunkin Donuts33Shoe Carnival1
Econo Lodge1Skechers USA6
Eddie Bauer2Sleep Inn2
Ethan Allen1Soma Intimates1
Express5Spencer Gifts3
Extended Stay America3Sprint Nextel18
Extended Stay Deluxe7Staples7
Famous Footwear8Starbucks50
FedEx197Steak 'n Shake9
Finish Line4Subaru2
Firestone Complete Auto Care9Suburban1
Foot Locker7Subway48
Ford7Super 81
Forever 213T-Mobile33
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's9
GNC20T.J.Maxx4
GameStop24Taco Bell30
Gap6Talbots3
Goodwill6Target9
Gymboree5The Cheesecake Factory2
H&M1The Limited2
H&R Block34Tire Kingdom9
Haagen-Dazs6Torrid2
Hardee's3Toyota2
Havertys Furniture3Toys"R"Us9
Hawthorn3Travelodge1
Hilton32True Value1
Hobby Lobby1U-Haul83
Holiday Inn17UPS212
Hollister Co.4Urban Outfitters1
Home Depot9Value City Furniture2
Homestead Studio Suites1Vans20
Honda4Verizon Wireless7
Hot Topic2Victoria's Secret9
Houlihan's3Village Inn1
Howard Johnson3Volkswagen3
Hyatt5Waffle House6
Hyundai3Walgreens39
IHOP12Walmart15
IKEA1Westin1
IZOD4Wet Seal3
InTown Suites4Whole Foods Market1
J. Jill1Wingate2
J.Crew3YMCA12
JCPenney3Z Gallerie1

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