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Orchid, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Orchid had a population of 440 as of July 1, 2017. Orchid ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Orchid is located at latitude 27.7719 and longitude -80.4245 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Orchid (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0.62 sq. miles. Indian River County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 0 feet.

The Town of Orchid (GNIS ID: 2407052) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Town of Orchid is located within of Indian River County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orchid population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Orchid, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 440
Daytime Population: Workers 239
Daytime Population: Residents 349
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 588
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.34
Population in Households 440
Population in Familes 372
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 357
Diversity Index3 8


Median Household Income $119,072
Average Household Income $195,665
Per Capita Income $97,695


Total Housing Units 339 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 212 (62.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 15 ( 4.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 112 (33.0%)
Median Home Value $739,130
Average Home Value $782,075


Total Households 227
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 171
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.81% 0.63%
Households 0.75% 0.61%
Families -1.15% 0.46%
Median Household Income   0.84%
Per Capita Income   1.31%

Orchid, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orchid to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 833 9th
Population Density # 763 17th
Diversity Index # 909 1st
Median Household Income # 13 99th
Per Capita Income # 4 100th

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