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Seminole County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2014: 442,516 (97% urban, 3% rural); it was 365,196 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 86,209
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 23,290
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 96,956
Renter-occupied apartments: 55,207 (it was 42,616 in 2000)
% of renters here:

31%
State:

33%

Land area: 308 sq. mi.

Water area: 36.7 sq. mi.

Population density: 1436 people per square mile   (very high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Seminole County: 91.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (39.6%), Educational, health and social services (14.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (10.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 79%
  • Government: 3%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 18%
  • Unpaid family work: 0%
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Races in Seminole County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (66.3%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (17.1%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.5%)
  • Asian alone (3.7%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
Median resident age:  38.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 214,390  (48.4%)
Females: 228,126  (51.6%)

Seminole County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Seminole County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $55,058 ($49,326 in 1999)

This county:

$55058
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $874 (lower quartile is $710, upper quartile is $1,088)
This county:

$874
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $165,200 (it was $115,100 in 2000)
Seminole:

$165,200
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $100,600 - $260,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $233,604
Here:

$233,604
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $123,099
Here:

$123,099
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $84,366
Here:

$84,366
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $94,993
Here:

$94,993
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $97,879
Here:

$97,879
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $44,741
Here:

$44,741
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $56,679
Here:

$56,679
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,378
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $437

Institutionalized population: 2,535

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

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 53
  • Robberies: 80
  • Assaults: 490
  • Burglaries: 923
  • Thefts: 2532
  • Auto thefts: 360

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

  • Murders: 8
  • Rapes: 42
  • Robberies: 72
  • Assaults: 477
  • Burglaries: 827
  • Thefts: 2459
  • Auto thefts: 280
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Health of residents in Seminole County based on CDC Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System Survey Questionnaires from 2003 to 2012:

General health status score of residents in this county from 1 (poor) to 5 (excellent) is 3.6. This is about average.
76.6% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
48.1% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is about average.
100.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
67.8% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is about average.
Average weight of males is 200 pounds. This is more than average.
Average weight of females is 157 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 2467 buildings, average cost: $186,600
  • 2001: 2225 buildings, average cost: $208,500
  • 2002: 1983 buildings, average cost: $214,400
  • 2003: 2948 buildings, average cost: $206,400
  • 2004: 3854 buildings, average cost: $175,800
  • 2005: 3814 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2006: 2710 buildings, average cost: $201,800
  • 2007: 1826 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2008: 913 buildings, average cost: $205,100
  • 2009: 643 buildings, average cost: $188,700
  • 2010: 779 buildings, average cost: $229,400
  • 2011: 858 buildings, average cost: $195,000
  • 2012: 1044 buildings, average cost: $213,300
  • 2013: 909 buildings, average cost: $241,400
  • 2014: 667 buildings, average cost: $345,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,797 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,411 (0.9%)

Seminole County household income distribution in 2009 Seminole County home values distribution Seminole County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 20.2% for American Indian residents, 8.2% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.4% for other race residents, 10.7% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 12.9%
Seminole County:

12.9%
Florida:

17.0%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.6% for Black residents, 18.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.9% for American Indian residents, 9.6% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 18.0% for other race residents, 10.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 39 years old
(Males: 37 years old, Females: 40 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 43 years old, Black residents: 32 years old, American Indian residents: 32 years old, Asian residents: 37 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 31 years old)

Area name: Orlando, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Seminole 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: Altamonte Springs, Sanford, Winter Springs, Oviedo, Wekiwa Springs, Casselberry, Longwood, Goldenrod, Forest City, Lake Mary.

Seminole 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 (%)
32701Altamonte Springs793----
32707Casselberry20917----
32708Winter Springs28001010
32714Altamonte Springs16821010
32730Casselberry240----
32732Geneva401010
32733Goldenrod10----
32746Lake Mary26602020
32750Longwood1160----
32765Oviedo2511----
32766Oviedo210----
32771Sanford5302020
32772Sanford--1010
32773Sanford160----
32779Longwood40411010
32795Lake Mary10----

2012 air pollution in Seminole County:

Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 15.4 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 7.1 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Near U.S. average.

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Notable locations in this county outside city limits:

Notable locations in Seminole County: Beacon Camp (A), Kennedy Space Center Barge Dock (B), Shoppes of West Melbourne (C), Central Control (D), Central Telemetry (E), Command Control (F), Kuhl Dock (G), Lane Cabbage Camp (H), Launch Complex 11 (I), Launch Complex 12 (J), Launch Complex 13 (K), Launch Complex 14 (L), Launch Complex 15 (M), Launch Complex 16 (N), Launch Complex 17 (O), Launch Complex 18 (P), Launch Complex 19 (Q), Launch Complex 20 (R), Launch Complex 25 (S), Launch Complex 26 (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Lori Lane Shopping Center (1), Sand Point Village Shopping Center (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Seminole County include: Sovereign Grace Church (A), Faith Baptist Church (B), Hope United Church of Christ (C), Saint Lukes Episcopal Church (D), Walk Presbyterian Church (E), Unity Church of Melbourne (F), Temple Beth Sholom (G), Suntree United Methodist Church (H), Saint Katherine Greek Orthodox Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Saint Luke's Parish Episcopal Church Cemetery (1), Bethel Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and swamps: Challenger Lake (A), Loughman Lake (B), Alligator Pond (C), Barnett Lake (D), Moore Pond (E), Bird Lake (F), Halfway Lake (G), South Lake (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Rivers and creeks: Cedar Hammock Creek (A), Catfish Creek (B), Rockedge Creek (C), Saint Sebastian River (D), Big Flounder Creek (E), Gator Creek (F), Tenmile Creek (G), Nancy Creek (H), East Pepper Creek (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Seminole County include: Kings Park (1), Kars Park (2), Brevard County Game Refuge (3), Banana River Aquatic Preserve (4), Canaveral National Seashore (5), Merritt Island National Wildlife Refuge (6), Saint Johns National Wildlife Refuge (7), Spessard Holland Park (8), Fox Lake Park (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Klondike Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Neighboring counties: Honolulu County, Hawaii , Polk County , Goliad County, Texas , Live Oak County, Texas , Wilson County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 22,095
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 88.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 31.0%

Number of foreign born residents: 33,285 (50% naturalized citizens)

Seminole County:

9.1%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 7,525
  • 1990 to 1994: 4,480
  • 1985 to 1989: 4,234
  • 1980 to 1984: 3,830
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,863
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,677
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,751
  • 1965 to 1969: 4,925

Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.0 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 51.3%

Seminole County marital status for males Seminole County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 95,809
  • One, attached: 8,557
  • Two: 2,688
  • 3 or 4: 6,417
  • 5 to 9: 9,698
  • 10 to 19: 9,612
  • 20 or more: 9,052
  • Mobile homes: 5,066
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 180

Housing units in Seminole County with a mortgage: 71,160 (9,567 second mortgage, 7,177 home equity loan, 273 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 14,649

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Seminole County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant73,592186
Catholic67,5018
Mainline Protestant17,51438
Other9,12128
Black Protestant3,24021
Orthodox1,1042
None250,646-
Seminole 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: 63
Seminole County:

1.54 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 44
This county:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 121
Seminole County:

2.96 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 328
This county:

8.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Seminole County:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Seminole County:

24.2%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.7%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Seminole County:

Average size of farms: 74 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $51,094
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $7000.30
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 86.82%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 6.57%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $38,083
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 9.16%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 60.37%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $14,884
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 81.12%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 18.25
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.51%
Vegetables: 14 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 908 acres

Tornado activity:

Seminole County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 421666.7 times below overall U.S. average.
Tornadoes in this county have caused 12 fatalities and 641 injuries recorded between 1950 and 2004.
On 4/4/1966, a category 4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado killed 11 people and injured 530 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Seminole 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 368.0 miles away from Seminole County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 298.0 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 268.3 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 363.8 miles away from the 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 308.5 miles away from Seminole 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 394.3 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:

  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared (EM-3288): August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaTropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1785): August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • FloridaDeland Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 1, 2007, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 2, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-FM-2687, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • FloridaSevere Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: February 1, 2007 to February 2, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1679): February 3, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1679, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • FloridaHurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 1, 2005, Emergency Declared (EM-3220): September 5, 2005, FEMA Id: FEMA-EM-3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Jeanne, Incident Period: September 24, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1561): September 26, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1561, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Ivan, Incident Period: September 13, 2004 to November 17, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1551): September 16, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1551, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Frances, Incident Period: September 3, 2004 to October 8, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1545): September 4, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1545, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Charley and Tropical Storm Bonnie, Incident Period: August 11, 2004 to August 30, 2004, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1539): August 13, 2004, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1539, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm, Hurricane
  • FloridaHurricane Irene, Incident Period: October 14, 1999 to October 24, 1999, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1306): October 20, 1999, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1306, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 5 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Seminole County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Fires: 4, Tropical Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).

Class of Workers

Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (18%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Management occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (16%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (6%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (15%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (11%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (5%)

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

  • Colombia (7%)
  • Cuba (6%)
  • Canada (6%)
  • United Kingdom (6%)
  • Jamaica (5%)
  • Mexico (4%)
  • India (4%)

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

  • German (13%)
  • English (10%)
  • Irish (10%)
  • United States or American (8%)
  • Italian (8%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (2%)

Seminole County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 155,868 (83%)
  • Carpooled: 18,904 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,050 (1%)
  • Subway or elevated: 29 (0%)
  • Railroad: 19 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 18 (0%)
  • Taxi: 111 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 534 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 660 (0%)
  • Walked: 1,898 (1%)
  • Other means: 1,317 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 7,186 (4%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)


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

  • 1,216 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 994 people in nursing homes
  • 770 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 282 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 134 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 89 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 44 people in other group homes
  • 36 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 14 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 14 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 12 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 9 people in religious group quarters
  • 6 people in homes for the mentally retarded

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

  • 1,597 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 757 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 292 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 274 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 192 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 148 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 67 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in college/university student housing
  • 41 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 31 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 25 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 24 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals
  • 18 people in hospitals with patients who have no usual home elsewhere
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $59,073.

10.12% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($37,980 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.12%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.08% of residents moved from foreign countries ($241 average AGI)
Seminole County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.11%

7.11% relocated from other counties in Florida ($24,223 average AGI)
2.93% relocated from other states ($13,516 average AGI)
Seminole County:

2.93%
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 Orange County, FL  3.90% ($34,229 average AGI)
from Volusia County, FL  0.90% ($32,812)
from Lake County, FL  0.26% ($38,769)
from Osceola County, FL  0.20% ($32,173)
from Broward County, FL  0.18% ($41,852)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.16% ($32,667)
from Brevard County, FL  0.16% ($36,160)


10.40% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($37,155 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.40%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.22% of residents moved to foreign countries ($336 average AGI)
Seminole County:

0.22%
Florida average:

0.12%

7.22% relocated to other counties in Florida ($24,373 average AGI)
2.97% relocated to other states ($12,447 average AGI)
Seminole County:

2.97%
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 Orange County, FL  3.92% ($35,308 average AGI)
to Volusia County, FL  0.94% ($35,483)
to Lake County, FL  0.30% ($39,657)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.21% ($33,982)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.21% ($27,203)
to Broward County, FL  0.19% ($34,567)
to Osceola County, FL  0.18% ($31,343)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 13.4
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.0
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 10.6

Births per 1000 population in Seminole County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 6.6
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 7.0
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 6.8

Deaths per 1000 population in Seminole County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 5.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.2
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 6.4

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Seminole County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 19.4%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 10.0%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Seminole County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Seminole County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 49,754 (42,132 aged, 7,622 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 15,570 (16%)

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Aged persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Disabled persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare)

Most common underlying causes of death in Seminole County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (3961)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (2948)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (2440)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (1912)
  • Unspecified dementia (1484)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (1351)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (1230)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (933)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (896)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (848)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 13%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 0.51
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 4497.140
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 110.360
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 18159.45

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1268.120
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 705.640
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 5.98

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 40.76
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 80.42

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 14.44

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 33.2. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 18.5
  • Other - 14.8

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 118.8. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 57.6
  • Poisoning - 28.4
  • Suffocation - 26.2
  • Other - 6.6

Household type by relationship:

Households: 419,203
  • In family households: 346,928 (74,335 male householders, 36,091 female householders)
    80,023 spouses, 121,741 children (112,967 natural, 2,875 adopted, 5,899 stepchildren), 8,166 grandchildren, 3,998 brothers or sisters, 4,792 parents, 4,754 other relatives, 9,999 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 72,275 (25,115 male householders (17,464 living alone)), 29,165 female householders (23,199 living alone)), 17,995 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 3,515 (2,535 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 44,790 2-persons, 27,757 3-persons, 23,274 4-persons, 9,626 5-persons, 3,265 6-persons, 1,714 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 40,663 1-person, 10,643 2-persons, 1,972 3-persons, 784 4-persons, 138 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 28 7-or-more-persons.

64,503 married couples with children.
19,709 single-parent households (4,284 men, 15,425 women).

84.4% of residents of Seminole County speak English at home.
10.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (65% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 13% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
3.2% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (74% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
1.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 29% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (79% speak English very well, 12% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $1,508,855,000 ($3855 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $143,064,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $851,191,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $334,760,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $1,889,000
Federal grants: $176,538,000
Federal procurement contracts: $52,060,000 ($29,324,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $92,417,000 ($2,881,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $6,443,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $229,349,000
Federal Government insurance: $967,353,000

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

Births: 24,087
Here:

60 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 13,929
Here:

35 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +6,955
Here:

+17 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +19,847
Here:

+49 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Seminole County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 66.90 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.5
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,344
  • 2000 to 2004: 30,932
  • 1990 to 1999: 35,036
  • 1980 to 1989: 52,582
  • 1970 to 1979: 36,793
  • 1960 to 1969: 14,294
  • 1950 to 1959: 7,780
  • 1940 to 1949: 1,420
  • 1939 or earlier: 2,604
Rooms in houses/apartments in Seminole County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 57
  • 2 rooms: 677
  • 3 rooms: 3,533
  • 4 rooms: 6,369
  • 5 rooms: 16,608
  • 6 rooms: 21,620
  • 7 rooms: 19,929
  • 8 rooms: 16,719
  • 9+ rooms: 11,444
  • 1 room: 1,925
  • 2 rooms: 4,469
  • 3 rooms: 8,208
  • 4 rooms: 11,364
  • 5 rooms: 8,851
  • 6 rooms: 4,532
  • 7 rooms: 1,988
  • 8 rooms: 858
  • 9+ rooms: 421
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Seminole County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 333
  • 1 bedroom: 2,156
  • 2 bedrooms: 14,114
  • 3 bedrooms: 45,617
  • 4 bedrooms: 30,468
  • 5+ bedrooms: 4,268
  • no bedroom: 2,361
  • 1 bedroom: 12,526
  • 2 bedrooms: 16,407
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,041
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,127
  • 5+ bedrooms: 154
Cars and other vehicles available in Seminole County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 2,337
  • 1 vehicle: 25,493
  • 2 vehicles: 48,923
  • 3 vehicles: 15,655
  • 4 vehicles: 3,538
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,010
  • no vehicle: 3,916
  • 1 vehicle: 21,564
  • 2 vehicles: 13,824
  • 3 vehicles: 2,478
  • 4 vehicles: 575
  • 5+ vehicles: 259

48% of Seminole County residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 40% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 54% lived in Florida.

Seminole County:

48.4%
State average:

51.1%

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

  • This state: 113193
  • Northeast: 77918
  • Midwest: 55992
  • South: 57340
  • West: 11943

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $117,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Seminole County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (87.8%)
  • Utility gas (7.8%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.8%)
  • Electricity (91.7%)
  • Utility gas (5.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • No fuel used (0.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 6,028
Here:

13.8%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 2,071
Here:

10.0%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 3,001
Here:

16.3%
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)

Seminole County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $42,729,000
    General - Other: $8,226,000
    Sewerage: $8,164,000
    Local Fire Protection: $2,526,000
    Libraries: $600,000
    Solid Waste Management: $8,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $53,731,000
    Local Fire Protection: $31,959,000
    Solid Waste Management: $29,401,000
    Regular Highways: $28,687,000
    General - Other: $28,048,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,413,000
    Correctional Institutions: $21,549,000
    Water Utilities: $18,122,000
    Sewerage: $18,121,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $16,323,000
    Housing and Community Development: $10,358,000
    Financial Administration: $5,497,000
    Health - Other: $4,612,000
    Libraries: $4,599,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,079,000
    Parks and Recreation: $3,815,000
    Transit Utilities: $3,304,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,653,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $1,087,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $899,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $5,859,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $3,332,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $1,021,000
    Parks and Recreation: $968,000
    Correctional Institutions: $961,000
    Financial Administration: $506,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $207,000
    General - Other: $165,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $79,000
    Central Staff Services: $24,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $10,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $91,563,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $3,305,000

Seminole County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $31,404,000
    Sewerage: $17,213,000
    Solid Waste Management: $14,138,000
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $1,653,000
    Parks and Recreation: $726,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,677,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $408,000
    All Other: $138,000
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $16,835,000
    Special Assessments: $11,400,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $10,819,000
    Interest Earnings: $10,749,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $2,210,000
    Sale of Property: $1,725,000
    Rents: $36,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $13,950,000
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $40,154,000
    Highways: $8,722,000
    Housing and Community Development: $5,268,000
    All Other: $2,881,000
    Public Welfare: $357,000
  • Tax - Property: $140,633,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $37,427,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $14,370,000
    Other License: $10,941,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $10,379,000
    Other Selective Sales: $2,370,000
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $621,000

Seminole County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $209,610,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $205,366,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $50,989,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $46,745,000

Seminole County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $54,099,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $423,157,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,177,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 5,514
  • Number of aged recipients: 829
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 4,685
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,346
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 2,826
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,342
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 1,681
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 2,386
Seminole County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Seminole County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 75 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 ORIGINATED2,089$173,3001,488$213,7934,737$193,773188$112,7823$17,658,333382$140,94033$79,394
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED136$161,610139$232,388529$208,41626$46,9621$2,500,00055$112,6366$95,500
APPLICATIONS DENIED400$167,015393$176,5602,663$198,567156$82,0320$0286$137,37128$106,036
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN232$168,616231$215,4461,299$198,55640$143,2250$099$142,78810$139,200
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS62$150,32371$192,521540$205,07632$153,2810$036$153,4724$113,750
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 71 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
D) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED187$245,50850$231,5404$223,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED91$243,33035$248,97115$185,1331$163,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED30$212,13321$219,0000$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN25$208,8404$223,2505$180,4000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS22$215,6367$251,0004$199,2500$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Seminole County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John1,53073.5 years
William1,36374.0 years
Mary1,28978.9 years
James1,25170.9 years
Robert1,18571.7 years
Charles77173.4 years
George73975.1 years
Joseph64774.1 years
Helen59980.1 years
Margaret52479.1 years
Most common last names in Seminole County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith63873.5 years
Williams50973.0 years
Johnson42074.2 years
Jones36273.0 years
Brown36173.9 years
Miller31275.3 years
Davis28374.1 years
Moore20974.9 years
Anderson20476.6 years
Jackson20472.1 years
Businesses in Seminole County, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven35Jimmy John's11
ALDI3JoS. A. Bank2
ALDO1Jones New York22
AMF Bowling3Journeys3
AT&T17Justice3
Abercrombie & Fitch1KFC6
Ace Hardware6Kincaid3
Advance Auto Parts10Kmart2
Aeropostale2Kohl's3
Albertsons4LA Fitness3
American Eagle Outfitters2La Quinta1
Ann Taylor2La-Z-Boy2
Apple Store1Lane Bryant1
Applebee's1Lane Furniture6
Arby's4LensCrafters4
Ashley Furniture1Little Caesars Pizza4
Audi1Long John Silver's4
AutoZone6Lowe's4
Avenue2Macy's4
Bakers1Marriott6
Banana Republic1Marshalls2
Barnes & Noble2MasterBrand Cabinets31
Baskin-Robbins7Mazda1
Bath & Body Works4McDonald's19
Bebe1Men's Wearhouse3
Bed Bath & Beyond3Motherhood Maternity6
Bentleymotors.Com1New Balance7
Blockbuster9Nike38
Brookstone2Nissan1
Budget Car Rental3Office Depot4
Buffalo Wild Wings1OfficeMax3
Burger King14Old Navy1
CVS17Olive Garden2
Cache2Outback5
CarMax1Outback Steakhouse5
Casual Male XL1Pac Sun3
Catherines1Panda Express2
Charlotte Russe2Panera Bread6
Chevrolet1Papa John's Pizza7
Chick-Fil-A7Payless7
Chipotle3Penske5
Chuck E. Cheese's1PetSmart4
Church's Chicken1Pier 1 Imports2
Cinnabon 3Pizza Hut9
Circle K4Plato's Closet2
Cold Stone Creamery3Popeyes2
Coldwater Creek1Publix Super Markets21
Comfort Inn1Qdoba Mexican Grill2
Costco2Quality1
Cracker Barrel2Quiznos1
Curves3RadioShack9
DHL6Ramada1
Dairy Queen2Red Lobster2
Days Inn3Rooms To Go2
Decora Cabinetry2Rue211
Dennys6SONIC Drive-In3
Discount Tire1Sam's Club2
Domino's Pizza6Sears12
DressBarn1Shoe Carnival1
Dressbarn1Skechers USA1
Dunkin Donuts12Spencer Gifts2
Express2Sprint Nextel10
Extended Stay America1Staples3
Famous Footwear1Starbucks14
FedEx77Steak 'n Shake6
Finish Line2Subaru1
Firestone Complete Auto Care5Suburban1
Foot Locker3Subway22
Ford1Super 81
Forever 211T-Mobile22
Fredericks Of Hollywood1T.G.I. Driday's1
GNC10T.J.Maxx3
GameStop12Taco Bell9
Gap1Talbots1
Goodwill2Target6
Gymboree3The Room Place1
H&M2Tire Kingdom7
H&R Block13Toyota2
Haagen-Dazs2Toys"R"Us4
Hardee's1U-Haul22
Havertys Furniture1UPS92
Haworth1Value City Furniture1
Hilton6Vans5
Holiday Inn3Verizon Wireless6
Hollister Co.2Victoria's Secret3
Home Depot4Volkswagen1
Homestead Studio Suites2Waffle House1
Honda1Walgreens14
Hot Topic2Walmart6
Hyatt1Westin1
Hyundai1Wet Seal3
IHOP3Whole Foods Market1
JCPenney2YMCA4

Seminole County on our top lists:

  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #49 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to other counties in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating to foreign countries in 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents relocating from other counties between 2010 and 2011 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #79 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #80 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
  • #88 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #95 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"