Volusia County FL Information


Volusia County Subdivisions

Volusia County FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 521,388
Population in Households 508,214
Population in Familes 388,759
Population in Group Qrtrs 13,174
Population Density1 474
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 216,631
Average Household Size 2.35
Family Households 134,463
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 265,363 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 146,799 (55.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 69,832 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 48,732 (18.4%)
Median Home Value $164,230
Average Home Value $218,075


Median Household Income $42,967
Average Household Income $60,539
Per Capita Income $25,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 0.86%
Households 0.63% 0.74%
Families 0.49% 0.65%
Median Household Income   2.85%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


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, 2016 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 # 16 78th
Diversity Index2 # 34 51st
Median Household Income # 36 48th
Per Capita Income # 29 58th

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