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Mount Dora, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Dora is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Lake County at latitude 28.8133 and longitude -81.6334. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Mount Dora, but most people and references simply refer to it as Mount Dora, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Mount Dora indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Dora (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.92 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles.

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Mount Dora, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 13,340
Population in Households 13,085
Population in Familes 9,932
Population in Group Qrtrs 255
Population Density1 1,663
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 6,022
Average Household Size 2.17
Family Households 3,602
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,406 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,550 (47.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,471 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,384 (18.7%)
Median Home Value $159,333
Average Home Value $202,155


Median Household Income $45,318
Average Household Income $58,369
Per Capita Income $26,084
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.79% 1.22%
Households 1.79% 1.29%
Families 2.05% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.28%
Per Capita Income   2.69%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Mount Dora, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Dora to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 254 73rd
Population Density1 # 429 54th
Diversity Index2 # 389 58th
Median Household Income # 394 57th
Per Capita Income # 359 61st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.