Orlando, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Orlando, Florida - Basic Facts

The City of Orlando is the 4th largest city in Florida with a population of 283,852 as of July 1, 2017. Orlando 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 Orlando is located at latitude 28.4162 and longitude -81.2994 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Orlando (see map below) encompass a land area of 102.71 sq. miles and a water area of 8.52 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 102 feet.

The City of Orlando (GNIS ID: 2404443) 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 Orlando is located within Orlando CCD of Orange County.

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


Total Population 283,852
Daytime Population: Workers 308,460
Daytime Population: Residents 134,805
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 443,265
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.56
Population in Households 279,871
Population in Familes 194,872
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,981
Population Density2 2,764
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $45,214
Average Household Income $67,935
Per Capita Income $28,935


Total Housing Units 138,397 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43,991 (31.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 75,946 (54.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 18,459 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $207,683
Average Home Value $269,861


Total Households 119,938
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 63,595
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 2.44% 2.01%
Households 2.19% 1.93%
Families 2.32% 1.83%
Median Household Income   2.88%
Per Capita Income   3.03%

Orlando, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orlando 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 # 4 100th
Population Density # 279 70th
Diversity Index # 64 93rd
Median Household Income # 506 45th
Per Capita Income # 365 60th

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