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Port Orange, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Port Orange is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Volusia County at latitude 29.1134 and longitude -81.0132. Volusia County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Port Orange 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 Port Orange (see map below) encompass a land area of 26.82 sq. miles and a water area of 1.98 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 56,765
Population in Households 56,592
Population in Familes 43,054
Population in Group Qrtrs 173
Population Density1 2,129
Diversity Index2 26


Total Households 25,158
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 15,597
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 28,300 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,107 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,052 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,142 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $141,335
Average Home Value $162,811


Median Household Income $44,220
Average Household Income $59,347
Per Capita Income $26,303
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% 0.42%
Households 0.3% 0.43%
Families 0.23% 0.32%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   2.51%
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.


Port Orange, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Port Orange 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 # 57 94th
Population Density1 # 357 61st
Diversity Index2 # 693 25th
Median Household Income # 426 54th
Per Capita Income # 354 62nd

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