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Mount Dora, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Mount Dora had a population of 14,421 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Mount Dora is located at latitude 28.8133 and longitude -81.6334 in Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Mount Dora (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.92 sq. miles and a water area of 1.15 sq. miles. Lake County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 148 feet.

The City of Mount Dora (GNIS ID: 2404318) 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 City of Mount Dora is located within Mount Dora CCD of Lake County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mount Dora 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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Mount Dora, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,421
Daytime Population: Workers 8,066
Daytime Population: Residents 8,778
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 16,844
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.17
Population in Households 14,161
Population in Familes 10,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 260
Population Density2 1,822
Diversity Index3 53


Median Household Income $48,455
Average Household Income $68,391
Per Capita Income $30,879


Total Housing Units 7,726 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,823 (49.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,623 (34.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,280 (16.6%)
Median Home Value $211,292
Average Home Value $274,987


Total Households 6,446
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 3,891
Average Family Size 3
  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 2.33% 1.92%
Households 2.25% 1.95%
Families 2.42% 1.89%
Median Household Income   2.05%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Mount Dora, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mount Dora 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 # 245 73rd
Population Density # 420 54th
Diversity Index # 390 58th
Median Household Income # 446 52nd
Per Capita Income # 311 66th

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