South Apopka, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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South Apopka, Florida - Basic Facts

The South Apopka Census Designated Place had a population of 6,518 as of July 1, 2017. South Apopka 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 South Apopka is located at latitude 28.6556 and longitude -81.5053 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the South Apopka Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 125 feet.

The South Apopka Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2402866) 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 South Apopka Census Designated Place is located within Apopka CCD of Orange County.

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


Total Population 6,518
Daytime Population: Workers 1,331
Daytime Population: Residents 3,665
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,996
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.77
Population in Households 6,506
Population in Familes 5,472
Population in Group Qrtrs 12
Population Density2 2,866
Diversity Index3 73


Median Household Income $34,866
Average Household Income $48,627
Per Capita Income $15,772


Total Housing Units 2,199 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,178 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 803 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 218 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $99,189
Average Home Value $143,718


Total Households 1,981
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 1,441
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.38% 2.52%
Households 0.96% 2.35%
Families 0.62% 2.31%
Median Household Income   1.65%
Per Capita Income   2.31%

South Apopka, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Apopka 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 # 406 56th
Population Density # 267 71st
Diversity Index # 118 87th
Median Household Income # 788 14th
Per Capita Income # 838 9th

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