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Volusia County, Florida (FL)

County population in 2016: 529,364 (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: 480 people per square mile   (high).

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Volusia County: 89.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Industries providing employment: Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (21.7%), Educational, health and social services (18.5%), Finance, insurance, real estate, and rental and leasing (15.2%), Retail trade (12.3%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 75%
  • Government: 4%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 21%
  • Unpaid family work: 1%
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Races in Volusia County, Florida:

  • White Non-Hispanic Alone (72.7%)
  • Hispanic or Latino (13.0%)
  • Black Non-Hispanic Alone (9.8%)
  • Asian alone (1.8%)
  • Two or more races (1.8%)
  • American Indian and Alaska Native alone (0.4%)
Median resident age:  46.8 years
Florida median age:  42.1 years
Males: 258,972  (48.9%)
Females: 270,392  (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 2016: $45,366 ($35,219 in 1999)

This county:

$45,366
Florida:

$50,860

Median contract rent in 2016 for apartments: $808 (lower quartile is $648, upper quartile is $1,015)
This county:

$808
State:

$931


Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $162,700 (it was $83,000 in 2000)
Volusia:

$162,700
Florida:

$197,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $98,300 - $247,900

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $212,282
Here:

$212,282
State:

$297,126

Townhouses or other attached units: $167,328
Here:

$167,328
State:

$218,328

In 2-unit structures: $148,307
Here:

$148,307
State:

$199,072

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $127,125
Here:

$127,125
State:

$188,397

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $282,580
Here:

$282,580
State:

$280,732

Mobile homes: $101,250
Here:

$101,250
State:

$77,364

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $25,397
Here:

$25,397
State:

$82,282
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,207
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $414

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 permit cost
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $1,619 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $1,482 (1.0%)

Volusia County household income distribution in 2013 Volusia County home values distribution in 2013 Volusia County contract rent distribution in 2013
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 13.9%
Volusia County:

13.9%
Florida:

14.7%
(11.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.7% for Black residents, 23.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 11.3% for American Indian residents, 7.3% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 25.9% for other race residents, 26.0% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2016: 46.8 years old
(Males: 45.0 years old, Females: 49.0 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 52.3 years old, Black residents: 31.2 years old, American Indian residents: 42.1 years old, Asian residents: 41.0 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 32.6 years old, Other race residents: 32.2 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: 89.7%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 24.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 40,358 (59.6% naturalized citizens)

Volusia County:

7.6%
Whole state:

20.6%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 6,3722010 or later
  • 8,3682000 to 2009
  • 6,6891990 to 1999
  • 5,1941980 to 1989
  • 3,9921970 to 1979
  • 10,675Before 1970

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: 169,150
  • One, attached: 9,245
  • Two: 4,793
  • 3 or 4: 9,878
  • 5 to 9: 8,422
  • 10 to 19: 8,607
  • 20 to 49: 10,828
  • 50 or more: 16,140
  • Mobile homes: 20,766
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 110

Housing units in Volusia County with a mortgage: 76,092 (1,875 second mortgage, 7,672 home equity loan, 191 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 73,603

Here:

51.0% with mortgage
State:

57.1% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Volusia County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Year 2000 to 2010 Change
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:

  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Emergency Declared EM-3377: October 06, 2016, FEMA Id: 3377, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Hurricane Matthew, Incident Period: October 03, 2016 to October 19, 2016, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4283: October 08, 2016, FEMA Id: 4283, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Florida Severe 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: 1840, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1785: August 24, 2008, FEMA Id: 1785, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Tropical Storm Fay, Incident Period: August 18, 2008 to September 12, 2008, Emergency Declared EM-3288: August 21, 2008, FEMA Id: 3288, Natural disaster type: Tropical Storm
  • Florida Deland Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 01, 2007 to December 31, 1969, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 02, 2007, FEMA Id: 2687, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Severe Storms and Tornadoes, Incident Period: February 01, 2007 to February 02, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1679: February 03, 2007, FEMA Id: 1679, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado
  • Florida Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: December 25, 2006, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1680: February 08, 2007, FEMA Id: 1680, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Florida Volusia Fire Complex, Incident Period: May 15, 2006 to June 26, 2006, Fire Management Assistance Declared: May 15, 2006, FEMA Id: 2638, Natural disaster type: Fire
  • Florida Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: August 29, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3220: September 05, 2005, FEMA Id: 3220, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • 14 other natural disasters have been reported since 1953.

The number of natural disasters in Volusia County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 11, Tornadoes: 7, Floods: 6, Storms: 5, Tropical Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Winds: 2, Freeze: 1, Heavy Rain: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Class of Workers in 2016
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)

Most common industries for females in 2016


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Public administration (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)

Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2016


  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)

Most common occupations for females in 2016


  • Office and administrative support occupations (22%)
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (5%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (11%)
  • Canada (7%)
  • Cuba (5%)
  • Germany (5%)
  • Colombia (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Philippines (4%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Volusia County


  • American (10%)
  • German (7%)
  • Irish (6%)
  • Italian (6%)
  • English (5%)
  • Polish (2%)
  • Scottish (1%)

Volusia County mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 151,945 (79.8%)
  • Carpooled: 13,736 (7.2%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,947 (1.0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 36 (0.0%)
  • Railroad: 507 (0.3%)
  • Ferryboat: 46 (0.0%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 2,244 (1.2%)
  • Bicycle: 1,614 (0.8%)
  • Walked: 3,186 (1.7%)
  • Worked at home: 15,109 (7.9%)
Owners and renters by unit type
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%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> 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%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> 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 population 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
Population without health insurance coverage in Volusia County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Volusia County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Volusia County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Volusia County
Population under 19 years 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 Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

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

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (8,073)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (7,030)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (5,270)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (4,957)
  • Unspecified dementia (3,698)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (2,881)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (2,633)
  • Atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, so described (2,361)
  • Colon, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (1,612)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (1,498)

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: 13,663
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 294
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 60,664

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,016
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,314
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 8

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 36
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 67

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 11

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: 529,364
  • In family households: 410,242 (73,511 male householders, 55,831 female householders)
    95,061 spouses, 133,857 children (120,149 natural, 5,036 adopted, 8,672 stepchildren), 10,080 grandchildren, 6,910 brothers or sisters, 8,704 parents, 11,281 other relatives, 15,007 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 110,332 (39,060 male householders (29,688 living alone)), 45,637 female householders (38,777 living alone)), 25,635 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 8,790

Size of family households: 73,256 2-persons, 27,603 3-persons, 16,186 4-persons, 8,787 5-persons, 2,707 6-persons, 803 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 68,465 1-person, 14,632 2-persons, 828 3-persons, 530 4-persons, 242 5-persons.

51,149 married couples with children.
30,328 single-parent households (6,472 men, 23,856 women).

86.7% of residents of Volusia speak English at home.
9.4% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 13% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
2.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
1.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
0.4% of residents speak other language at home (51% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 32% speak English not well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $2,973,791,000 ($6,213 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:

5.9
State:

5.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

4.3

Year house built in Volusia County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 3,0092014 or later
  • 5,3272010 to 2013
  • 44,7732000 to 2009
  • 39,1881990 to 1999
  • 63,8351980 to 1989
  • 53,5461970 to 1979
  • 17,0181960 to 1969
  • 20,8621950 to 1959
  • 5,6351940 to 1949
  • 4,7461939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Volusia County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Volusia County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 4071 room
  • 4642 rooms
  • 3,9173 rooms
  • 18,9324 rooms
  • 34,7085 rooms
  • 38,6346 rooms
  • 24,9947 rooms
  • 14,3068 rooms
  • 13,3339+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Volusia County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 2,1341 room
  • 1,6982 rooms
  • 9,6853 rooms
  • 20,4514 rooms
  • 14,2225 rooms
  • 9,0256 rooms
  • 4,0517 rooms
  • 1,4178 rooms
  • 1,6619+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Volusia County, Florida
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Volusia County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 449no bedroom
  • 2,6801 bedroom
  • 40,4622 bedrooms
  • 76,5883 bedrooms
  • 24,7364 bedrooms
  • 4,7805+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Volusia County, Florida Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 2,312no bedroom
  • 11,8171 bedroom
  • 27,8252 bedrooms
  • 18,6473 bedrooms
  • 3,2124 bedrooms
  • 5315+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Volusia County, Florida in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Volusia County in owner-occupied houses/condos Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 4,457no vehicle
  • 55,2751 vehicle
  • 61,5902 vehicles
  • 20,9413 vehicles
  • 5,9154 vehicles
  • 1,5175+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Volusia County in renter-occupied apartments Note: State values scaled to Volusia County population
  • 8,143no vehicle
  • 32,7781 vehicle
  • 19,7592 vehicles
  • 3,1353 vehicles
  • 4784 vehicles
  • 515+ vehicles

85.2% of Volusia County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 51% lived in Florida.

Volusia County:

85.2%
State average:

84.2%

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

  • This state: 183,856
  • Other state: 285,545
  • Northeast: 124,957
  • Midwest: 65,369
  • South: 77,727
  • West: 17,492
Year Householders Moved Into Unit
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Volusia County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 93.0%Electricity
  • 4.7%Utility gas
  • 1.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.4%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Wood
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 94.4%Electricity
  • 3.8%Utility gas
  • 1.0%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 5,318
Here:

12.8%
Florida:

12.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 3,862
Here:

16.2%
Florida:

11.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 11,677
Here:

37.9%
Florida:

20.1%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

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
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
Volusia County Fatal accident statistics for 1995 - 2014
Count Vehicles DUI Fatalities Persons Pedestrians
Fatal accident count
Vehicles involved in fatal accidents
Fatal accidents involving drunken persons
Fatalities
Persons involved in fatal accidents
Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents
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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