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Volusia County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2014: 507,531 (90% urban, 10% rural); it was 443,343 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 95,796
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 54,647
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 139,037
Renter-occupied apartments: 57,793 (it was 45,686 in 2000)
% of renters here:

25%
State:

33%

Land area: 1103 sq. mi.

Water area: 329.2 sq. mi.

Population density: 460 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Volusia County: 89.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (34.3%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (13.7%), Retail trade (12.4%), Educational, health and social services (11.6%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 68%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 26%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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Races in Volusia County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (75.4%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (11.2%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (10.0%)
  • Asian alone (1.5%)
  • Two or more races (1.5%)
Median resident age:  45.0 years
Florida median age:  40.0 years
Males: 248,037  (48.9%)
Females: 259,494  (51.1%)
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Volusia County,FL real estate house value trend

Average household size:
Volusia County:

2.0 people
Florida:

2 people
Estimated median household income in 2013: $40,919 ($35,219 in 1999)

This county:

$40919
Florida:

$46036

Median contract rent in 2013 for apartments: $765 (lower quartile is $611, upper quartile is $946)
This county:

$765
State:

$838


Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $123,400 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Volusia:

$123,400
Florida:

$153,300
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $76,200 - $190,800

Mean price in 2013:

Detached houses: $162,487
Here:

$162,487
State:

$243,181

Townhouses or other attached units: $111,804
Here:

$111,804
State:

$161,350

In 2-unit structures: $92,281
Here:

$92,281
State:

$161,056

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $108,122
Here:

$108,122
State:

$143,318

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $200,943
Here:

$200,943
State:

$215,295

Mobile homes: $43,267
Here:

$43,267
State:

$58,568

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $36,566
Here:

$36,566
State:

$50,225
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,155
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $391

Institutionalized population: 6,337

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

  • Murders: 13
  • Rapes: 78
  • Robberies: 100
  • Assaults: 744
  • Burglaries: 1326
  • Thefts: 3069
  • Auto thefts: 508

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

  • Murders: 10
  • Rapes: 56
  • Robberies: 100
  • Assaults: 852
  • Burglaries: 1233
  • Thefts: 3228
  • Auto thefts: 555
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Health of residents in Volusia 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 3.3. This is significantly worse than average.
71.5% of residents exercised in the past month. This is about average.
56.3% of residents smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives. This is more than average.
99.0% of adult residents drank alcohol in the past 30 days. This is more than average.
65.1% of residents visited a dentist within the past year. This is less than average.
Average weight of males is 197 pounds. This is about average.
Average weight of females is 159 pounds. This is about average.

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 3088 buildings, average cost: $118,500
  • 2001: 3248 buildings, average cost: $125,200
  • 2002: 4131 buildings, average cost: $143,300
  • 2003: 5033 buildings, average cost: $155,500
  • 2004: 4820 buildings, average cost: $171,500
  • 2005: 5068 buildings, average cost: $178,400
  • 2006: 2906 buildings, average cost: $212,400
  • 2007: 1520 buildings, average cost: $229,100
  • 2008: 1031 buildings, average cost: $241,100
  • 2009: 586 buildings, average cost: $262,400
  • 2010: 639 buildings, average cost: $237,100
  • 2011: 513 buildings, average cost: $248,700
  • 2012: 760 buildings, average cost: $289,000
  • 2013: 1290 buildings, average cost: $303,700
  • 2014: 1201 buildings, average cost: $311,000

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: $1,438 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,304 (1.1%)

Volusia County household income distribution in 2009 Volusia County home values distribution Volusia County contract rent distribution in 2009
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 13.0% for American Indian residents, 17.8% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 31.9% for other race residents, 35.2% for two or more races residents)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 16.2%
Volusia County:

16.2%
Florida:

17.0%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.7% for Black residents, 21.6% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 12.2% for American Indian residents, 21.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 29.8% for other race residents, 33.2% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2013: 46 years old
(Males: 44 years old, Females: 48 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 51 years old, Black residents: 31 years old, American Indian residents: 36 years old, Asian residents: 40 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 30 years old, Other race residents: 28 years old)

Area name: Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL MSA
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Volusia County is $564 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $702 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $908 a month.

Cities in this county include: Deltona, Daytona Beach, Port Orange, Ormond Beach, North Peninsula, Central Volusia, De Land, New Smyrna Beach, Edgewater, De Bary.

Volusia 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 (%)
32114Daytona Beach4106060
32117Daytona Beach1192020
32118Daytona Beach2003030
32119Daytona Beach2102020
32124Daytona Beach10----
32127Port Orange5103030
32129Port Orange340----
32130De Leon Springs10----
32132Edgewater110----
32141Edgewater101010
32168New Smyrna Beach130----
32169New Smyrna Beach150----
32174Ormond Beach9404040
32176Ormond Beach160----
32180Pierson10----
32713Debary280----
32720Deland2846060
32721Deland--1010
32724Deland210----
32725Deltona4801010
32738Deltona340----
32744Lake Helen10----
32759Oak Hill2501010
32763Orange City60----
32764Osteen101010

2012 air pollution in Volusia County:

Ozone (1-hour): 0.025 ppm (standard limit: 0.12 ppm). Below U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM10) Annual: 16.1 µg/m3. Near U.S. average.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual: 6.4 µg/m3(standard limit: 15.0 µg/m3). Below U.S. average.

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Neighboring counties: Sumter County , Fort Bend County, Texas , Karnes County, Texas , Matagorda County, Texas , Wharton County, Texas .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

5.5%
Florida:

5.4%

Unemployment by year (%)

County total employment by year

County average yearly wages by year ($)

Current college students: 26,362
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 82.0%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 17.6%

Number of foreign born residents: 28,353 (53% naturalized citizens)

Volusia County:

6.4%
Whole state:

16.7%

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 5,390
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,102
  • 1985 to 1989: 2,620
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,574
  • 1975 to 1979: 2,112
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,880
  • 1970 to 1974: 2,076
  • 1965 to 1969: 8,599

Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 80.6%

Volusia County marital status for males Volusia County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 131,875
  • One, attached: 8,991
  • Two: 4,792
  • 3 or 4: 7,604
  • 5 to 9: 7,518
  • 10 to 19: 5,146
  • 20 or more: 20,831
  • Mobile homes: 24,272
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 909

Housing units in Volusia County with a mortgage: 73,291 (9,159 second mortgage, 7,098 home equity loan, 293 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 35,377

Here:

0.0% with mortgage
State:

71.7% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Volusia County

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant78,423255
Catholic50,93415
Mainline Protestant29,54677
Other7,07539
Black Protestant5,25334
Orthodox1,2065
None322,156-
Volusia 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: 90
Volusia County:

1.80 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of supercenters and club stores: 6
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (no gas): 76
This county:

1.52 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 180
Volusia County:

3.60 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 375
This county:

7.50 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Volusia County:

9.1%
Florida:

9.2%

Adult obesity rate:
Volusia County:

24.5%
State:

23.7%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

14.0%

Agriculture in Volusia County:

Average size of farms: 84 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $95,419
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $7863.34
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 89.87%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 7.37%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $63,019
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 13.34%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 68.07%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $20,565
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 88.96%
Average age of principal farm operators: 55 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 11.92
Vegetables: 169 harvested acres
Land in orchards: 1,610 acres

Earthquake activity:

Volusia 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 388.1 miles away from Volusia County center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 272.8 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 242.8 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 342.9 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 283.3 miles away from Volusia County center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 110.9 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:

  • FloridaSevere Storms, Flooding, Tornadoes, and Straight-line Winds, Incident Period: May 17, 2009 to May 28, 2009, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1840): May 27, 2009, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1840, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • 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
  • FloridaSevere Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared (DR-1680): February 8, 2007, FEMA Id: FEMA-DR-1680, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • 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 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
  • 10 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Volusia County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 2, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 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 (22%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (23%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (8%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)

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

  • Mexico (13%)
  • Canada (11%)
  • Germany (8%)
  • United Kingdom (8%)
  • Italy (3%)
  • Cuba (3%)
  • Jamaica (3%)

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

  • German (14%)
  • Irish (11%)
  • English (11%)
  • United States or American (11%)
  • Italian (9%)
  • Polish (3%)
  • French (except Basque) (3%)

Volusia County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 146,360 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 25,088 (13%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,555 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 41 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 17 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 4 (0%)
  • Taxi: 297 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 981 (1%)
  • Bicycle: 1,033 (1%)
  • Walked: 3,531 (2%)
  • Other means: 1,582 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 5,426 (3%)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

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


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

  • 4,530 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 3,931 people in nursing homes
  • 1,350 people in state prisons
  • 1,222 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 1,212 people in agriculture workers' dormitories on farms
  • 819 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 369 people in training schools for juvenile delinquents
  • 208 people in other group homes
  • 159 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 158 people in schools, hospitals, or wards for the mentally retarded
  • 143 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 111 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 107 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 104 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 103 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children
  • 97 people in religious group quarters
  • 65 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 45 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 44 people in other types of correctional institutions
  • 31 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 18 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 9 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 5 people in military barracks, etc.
  • 4 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 4 people in homes for the physically handicapped

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

  • 4,870 people in college/university student housing
  • 2,981 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 1,570 people in state prisons
  • 1,341 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 505 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 375 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 357 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 222 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 182 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 179 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 96 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 71 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 29 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 16 people in in-patient hospice facilities
  • 11 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 4 people in military barracks and dormitories (nondisciplinary)
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $44,973.

6.67% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($38,643 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.67%
Florida average:

7.97%


0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($350 average AGI)
Volusia County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.11%

3.31% relocated from other counties in Florida ($16,589 average AGI)
3.30% relocated from other states ($21,704 average AGI)
Volusia County:

3.30%
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  0.81% ($35,483 average AGI)
from Orange County, FL  0.47% ($33,555)
from Flagler County, FL  0.28% ($31,518)
from Lake County, FL  0.17% ($31,599)
from Broward County, FL  0.16% ($39,854)
from Duval County, FL  0.13% ($29,171)
from Hillsborough County, FL  0.13% ($26,423)


6.63% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,588 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.63%
Florida average:

7.17%


0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Volusia County:

0.07%
Florida average:

0.12%

3.60% relocated to other counties in Florida ($17,493 average AGI)
2.96% relocated to other states ($14,673 average AGI)
Volusia County:

2.96%
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  0.78% ($32,812 average AGI)
to Orange County, FL  0.54% ($37,091)
to Flagler County, FL  0.33% ($31,104)
to Miami-Dade County, FL  0.20% ($20,989)
to Hillsborough County, FL  0.20% ($23,268)
to Duval County, FL  0.17% ($30,762)
to Lake County, FL  0.15% ($27,150)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.0
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 10.2
Births per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 9.8

Births per 1000 population in Volusia County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 12.7
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.4

Deaths per 1000 population in Volusia County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 6.9
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 6.5
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2007 to 2013: 5.7

Infant deaths per 1000 live births in Volusia County

Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 24.0%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 12.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Volusia County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19

Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Volusia County


Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 107,837 (92,031 aged, 15,806 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 16,096 (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 Volusia County, Florida in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (8073)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (7030)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (5270)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4957)
  • Unspecified dementia (3698)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2881)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (2633)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (2361)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1612)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1498)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 15%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 1.25
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 13663.28
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 293.520
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 60663.51

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1016.010
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1314.340
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 7.55

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36.37
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 66.73

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11.02

Homicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 50.4. This is less than state average.

Mechanisms of homicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 28.4
  • Cut/Pierce - 7.0
  • Other - 15.0

Suicides per 1,000,000 population from 2000 to 2006: 193.8. This is more than state average.

Mechanisms of suicide:

Deaths per 1,000,000 population:
  • Firearm - 115.7
  • Poisoning - 34.2
  • Suffocation - 31.4
  • Other - 12.5

Household type by relationship:

Households: 481,784
  • In family households: 383,672 (89,284 male householders, 41,102 female householders)
    95,398 spouses, 115,797 children (105,719 natural, 3,111 adopted, 6,967 stepchildren), 11,214 grandchildren, 4,277 brothers or sisters, 4,847 parents, 5,372 other relatives, 13,080 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 98,112 (36,115 male householders (26,605 living alone)), 41,735 female householders (34,834 living alone)), 20,262 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 12,809 (6,337 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 66,779 2-persons, 28,326 3-persons, 20,563 4-persons, 9,116 5-persons, 3,509 6-persons, 2,093 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 61,439 1-person, 13,802 2-persons, 1,817 3-persons, 534 4-persons, 165 5-persons, 52 6-persons, 41 7-or-more-persons.

54,548 married couples with children.
24,108 single-parent households (5,248 men, 18,860 women).

89.2% of residents of Volusia County speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (58% speak English very well, 22% speak English well, 14% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
3.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (73% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 8% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (51% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 15% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (68% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 7% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,973,791,000 ($6213 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $234,241,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $1,609,696,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $806,656,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $11,238,000
Federal grants: $306,324,000
Federal procurement contracts: $142,272,000 ($112,024,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $97,604,000 ($2,370,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $82,989,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $249,672,000
Federal Government insurance: $5,957,146,000

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

Births: 24,853
Here:

51 per 1000 residents
State:

63 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 30,887
Here:

63 per 1000 residents
State:

49 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +4,554
Here:

+9 per 1000 residents
State:

+30 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: +48,862
Here:

+100 per 1000 residents
State:

+59 per 1000 residents

Population growth in Volusia County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 54.90 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.6

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.1
State:

3.8

Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 2,593
  • 2000 to 2004: 45,086
  • 1990 to 1999: 37,893
  • 1980 to 1989: 66,863
  • 1970 to 1979: 48,024
  • 1960 to 1969: 25,361
  • 1950 to 1959: 19,522
  • 1940 to 1949: 3,439
  • 1939 or earlier: 5,457
Rooms in houses/apartments in Volusia County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 263
  • 2 rooms: 1,841
  • 3 rooms: 6,027
  • 4 rooms: 20,104
  • 5 rooms: 37,296
  • 6 rooms: 34,990
  • 7 rooms: 22,295
  • 8 rooms: 10,123
  • 9+ rooms: 6,098
  • 1 room: 1,659
  • 2 rooms: 4,912
  • 3 rooms: 8,929
  • 4 rooms: 12,961
  • 5 rooms: 9,378
  • 6 rooms: 5,119
  • 7 rooms: 1,830
  • 8 rooms: 576
  • 9+ rooms: 322
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Volusia County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 786
  • 1 bedroom: 5,181
  • 2 bedrooms: 48,070
  • 3 bedrooms: 69,195
  • 4 bedrooms: 13,987
  • 5+ bedrooms: 1,818
  • no bedroom: 2,258
  • 1 bedroom: 13,190
  • 2 bedrooms: 19,887
  • 3 bedrooms: 9,148
  • 4 bedrooms: 1,058
  • 5+ bedrooms: 145
Cars and other vehicles available in Volusia County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 5,684
  • 1 vehicle: 55,315
  • 2 vehicles: 58,130
  • 3 vehicles: 15,192
  • 4 vehicles: 3,544
  • 5+ vehicles: 1,172
  • no vehicle: 7,365
  • 1 vehicle: 22,998
  • 2 vehicles: 12,222
  • 3 vehicles: 2,500
  • 4 vehicles: 398
  • 5+ vehicles: 203

53% of Volusia 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, 39% lived in Florida.

Volusia County:

52.7%
State average:

51.1%

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

  • This state: 130702
  • Northeast: 129693
  • Midwest: 64215
  • South: 69254
  • West: 9915

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $75,800


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

Year Householders Moved Into Unit

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Volusia County
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Electricity (86.9%)
  • Utility gas (5.1%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.1%)
  • No fuel used (0.5%)
  • Electricity (84.1%)
  • Utility gas (8.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3.4%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.8%)
  • No fuel used (1.6%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 4,424
Here:

10.4%
Florida:

11.7%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 1,655
Here:

7.9%
Florida:

9.7%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 9,797
Here:

41.5%
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)

Volusia County government finances - Expenditure in 2006:

  • Construction - General - Other: $10,670,000
    Parks and Recreation: $4,910,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $3,396,000
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $69,451,000
    General - Other: $34,201,000
    Corrections - Other: $30,042,000
    Regular Highways: $28,454,000
    Health - Other: $25,294,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $24,237,000
    Parks and Recreation: $23,983,000
    Local Fire Protection: $20,345,000
    Solid Waste Management: $18,986,000
    Transit Utilities: $16,772,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $13,714,000
    Libraries: $13,181,000
    Financial Administration: $12,824,000
    Public Welfare - Other: $11,450,000
    General Public Buildings: $8,853,000
    Air Transportation: $7,853,000
    Central Staff Services: $5,263,000
    Water Utilities: $4,171,000
    Housing and Community Development: $3,338,000
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $3,038,000
    Sewerage: $2,781,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $12,498,000
  • Intergovernmental to State - Health - Other: $9,944,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $14,194,000
    General - Other: $1,857,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $123,009,000
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $703,000

Volusia County government finances - Revenue in 2006:

  • Charges - All Other: $58,372,000
    Solid Waste Management: $25,924,000
    Parks and Recreation: $9,566,000
    Air Transportation: $9,348,000
    Sewerage: $3,942,000
    Regular Highways: $2,112,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,763,000
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $305,000
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $33,000
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $14,227,000
    Interest Earnings: $11,627,000
    General Revenue, NEC: $4,704,000
    Fines and Forfeits: $4,697,000
    Sale of Property: $108,000
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $5,912,000
    Transit Utilities: $2,365,000
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $50,661,000
    General Local Government Support: $22,927,000
    Highways: $8,002,000
    Housing and Community Development: $1,744,000
    Health and Hospitals: $415,000
  • Tax - Property: $198,727,000
    Motor Fuels Sales: $16,077,000
    Public Utilities Sales: $11,295,000
    Other Selective Sales: $7,442,000

Volusia County government finances - Debt in 2006:

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $316,854,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $266,548,000
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $158,591,000
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $144,195,000
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $71,380,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $21,074,000
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $14,396,000

Volusia County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006:

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,948,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $186,211,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $165,131,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 9,135
  • Number of aged recipients: 993
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 8,142
  • Number of recipients under 18: 1,832
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 5,554
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 1,749
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 3,327
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 3,949
Volusia County Fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 1994
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)

Volusia 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 77 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 ORIGINATED1,936$131,0361,961$155,9054,319$157,638193$73,63713$1,285,4621,216$159,837121$71,752
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED142$127,028207$145,531685$163,67254$44,8521$200,000156$163,92956$63,929
APPLICATIONS DENIED508$130,994566$141,7773,408$171,070355$48,4850$0622$159,646200$62,310
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN225$135,484284$168,5601,505$167,18172$98,5280$0251$154,97639$89,179
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS79$124,911114$173,175551$172,79937$94,4050$086$167,5936$88,167
Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 58 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED102$174,44127$194,4075$96,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED70$201,47130$173,33318$176,778
APPLICATIONS DENIED31$193,00017$174,3536$119,833
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN6$180,66710$154,6002$121,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS16$175,3138$199,0002$172,000

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most common first names in Volusia County, FL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3,12376.9 years
William2,67976.2 years
Robert2,44974.0 years
Mary2,35680.6 years
James2,11174.0 years
Charles1,60376.1 years
George1,47577.5 years
Joseph1,44076.7 years
Helen1,26282.2 years
Dorothy1,22280.4 years
Most common last names in Volusia County, FL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith1,09676.5 years
Johnson64375.9 years
Williams58775.3 years
Brown54177.6 years
Jones49775.9 years
Miller46677.1 years
Davis42276.5 years
Anderson31777.9 years
Taylor31576.5 years
Wilson31075.6 years
Businesses in Volusia County, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven32Lane Bryant1
ALDO1Lane Furniture3
AMF Bowling1LensCrafters2
AT&T14Little Caesars Pizza6
Abercrombie & Fitch1Long John Silver's2
Ace Hardware10Lowe's4
Advance Auto Parts13Macy's1
Aeropostale1Marriott3
American Eagle Outfitters1Marshalls2
Applebee's3MasterBrand Cabinets20
Arby's3Maurices1
Ashley Furniture1Mazda1
AutoZone7McDonald's20
BMW1Men's Wearhouse2
Barnes & Noble1Motherhood Maternity2
Baskin-Robbins4New Balance3
Bath & Body Works1New York & Co1
Bed Bath & Beyond2Nike24
Best Western3Nissan2
Blockbuster7Office Depot3
Brookstone1OfficeMax1
Budget Car Rental4Old Navy1
Burger King14Olive Garden4
CVS18Outback3
Casual Male XL1Outback Steakhouse3
Catherines1Pac Sun1
Charlotte Russe1Panera Bread2
Chevrolet3Papa John's Pizza5
Chick-Fil-A5Payless7
Chipotle1Penske3
Church's Chicken2PetSmart1
Cold Stone Creamery2Pier 1 Imports1
Comfort Inn3Pizza Hut11
Comfort Suites1Plato's Closet1
Cracker Barrel1Popeyes3
Curves4Publix Super Markets19
DHL1Quality3
Dairy Queen3Quiznos5
Days Inn5RadioShack8
Decora Cabinetry7Ramada2
Dennys7Red Lobster2
Discount Tire1Red Robin1
Domino's Pizza5Rodeway Inn1
Dunkin Donuts12Rooms To Go1
Extended Stay Deluxe1Ruby Tuesday3
Famous Footwear1Rue212
FedEx59SAS Shoes1
Finish Line1SONIC Drive-In4
Firestone Complete Auto Care4Sam's Club1
Foot Locker2Sears6
Ford3Shoe Carnival1
GNC8Spencer Gifts1
GameStop6Sprint Nextel9
Goodwill5Staples2
Gymboree1Starbucks7
H&R Block16Steak 'n Shake2
Hardee's2Subaru1
Havertys Furniture1Suburban1
Hilton7Subway3
Hobby Lobby2Super 83
Holiday Inn7T-Mobile13
Hollister Co.1T.G.I. Driday's2
Home Depot4T.J.Maxx2
Honda2Taco Bell10
Hot Topic1Target3
Howard Johnson1Tire Kingdom7
Hyundai2Toyota2
IHOP7Toys"R"Us2
JCPenney1U-Haul34
Jimmy John's1UPS60
Johnny Rockets1Value City Furniture1
Jones New York7Vans8
Journeys1Verizon Wireless3
Justice2Victoria's Secret1
KFC10Volkswagen1
Kmart4Waffle House2
Kohl's2Walgreens24
LA Fitness1Walmart7
La Quinta3YMCA6

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  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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  • #40 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
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  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Annual air pollution readings in 2012 (µg/m3)"
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