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Orchid, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Orchid had a population of 460 as of July 1, 2019. 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 27.7728 and longitude -80.417 in Indian River County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Orchid 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.


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Orchid, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Orchid, FL Housing Affordability Index is 48
State of Florida Housing Affordability Index is 113
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Orchid, FL Wealth Index is 434
State of Florida Wealth Index is 94
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 460 (100%)
Population in Households 460 (100.0%)
Population in Families 389 (84.6%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 372
Diversity Index2 8
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $139,661
Average Household Income $202,120
Per Capita Income $100,340
Wealth Index4 434

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 227 (63.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 2.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 118 (33.2%)
Median Home Value $1,573,529
Housing Affordability Index3 48
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 237
Average Household Size 1.94
Family Households 179
Average Family Size 2
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.12% 1.23%
Households 1.06% 1.23%
Families -0.41% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.81%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

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, 2019 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 # 835 9th
Population Density # 760 17th
Diversity Index # 911 1st
Median Household Income # 11 99th
Per Capita Income # 9 99th

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