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Alafaya, Florida - Basic Facts

The Alafaya Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Orange County at latitude 28.518 and longitude -81.1786. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The formal official name is the Alafaya Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Alafaya, Florida.

The U5 Census Class Code for Alafaya indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Alafaya Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 37.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

Alafaya Census Designated Place, FL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 81,360
Population in Households 79,921
Population in Familes 64,280
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,439
Population Density1 2,143
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 28,361
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 19,678
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,898 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,547 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,814 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,537 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $213,246
Average Home Value $230,826


Median Household Income $57,636
Average Household Income $71,752
Per Capita Income $24,867
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.96% 1.77%
Households 0.93% 1.79%
Families 0.56% 1.68%
Median Household Income   2.89%
Per Capita Income   1.98%
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.


Alafaya, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alafaya 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 # 31 97th
Population Density1 # 355 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 101 88th
Median Household Income # 189 80th
Per Capita Income # 402 56th

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