Volusia County FL Information

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Volusia County FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Volusia County to the other 67 counties and county equivalents 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 # 11 85th
Population Density1 # 15 79th
Diversity Index2 # 34 51st
Median Household Income # 33 52nd
Per Capita Income # 27 61st

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

POPULATION

Total Population 502,340
Population in Households 489,607
Population in Familes 374,278
Population in Group Qrtrs 12,733
Population Density1 456
Diversity Index2 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 211,712
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 131,435
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 259,093 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145,120 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 66,592 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 47,381 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $130,987
Average Home Value $166,147
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $41,769
Average Household Income $56,792
Per Capita Income $24,232
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.37% 0.51%
Households 0.39% 0.53%
Families 0.19% 0.4%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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.

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