Alafaya, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alafaya, Florida - Basic Facts

The Alafaya Census Designated Place had a population of 89,131 as of July 1, 2017. Alafaya ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Alafaya is located at latitude 28.518 and longitude -81.1786 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Alafaya Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 37.92 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Alafaya Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583321) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alafaya Census Designated Place is located within Union Park CCD of Orange County.

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


Total Population 89,131
Daytime Population: Workers 19,458
Daytime Population: Residents 42,521
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 61,979
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.70
Population in Households 87,605
Population in Familes 70,392
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,526
Population Density2 2,350
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $63,515
Average Household Income $83,037
Per Capita Income $28,629


Total Housing Units 32,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,624 (54.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 13,077 (40.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,697 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $246,509
Average Home Value $269,771


Total Households 30,701
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 21,293
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 1.84% 2.0%
Households 1.65% 1.93%
Families 1.43% 1.85%
Median Household Income   3.47%
Per Capita Income   2.93%

Alafaya, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alafaya 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 # 31 97th
Population Density # 344 63rd
Diversity Index # 94 90th
Median Household Income # 189 80th
Per Capita Income # 380 59th

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