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Population (year 2000): 45,823. Estimated population in July 2005: 53,746 (+17.3% change)
Males: 21,831 (47.6%), Females: 23,992 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 44.6 years
Median household income: $38,783 (year 2000)
Median house value: $96,500 (year 2000)

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Races in Port Orange:

  • White Non-Hispanic (93.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.5%)
  • Black (1.6%)
  • Two or more races (0.9%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
  • Other race (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (18.0%), Irish (15.6%), English (13.9%), Italian (11.0%), United States (7.9%), Polish (4.3%).

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Elevation: 20 feet

Land area: 24.7 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Port Orange

  • High school or higher: 84.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Port Orange city

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 58.6%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 9.7%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

5.6% Foreign born (2.8% Europe, 1.1% Asia, 0.7% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +8,373 (+22.4%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Beach, FL Daytona (6.6 miles pop. 64,112).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Jacksonville, (94.5 miles pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (853.3 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Daytona, FL (3.2 miles South Beach Shores, FL Daytona (3.9 miles Inlet, FL Ponce (4.5 miles Creek, FL (5.3 miles Samsula-Spruce Beach, FL Daytona (6.6 miles FL (8.0 miles Glencoe, Smyrna Beach, FL New (8.1 miles Hill, FL (9.1 miles Holly


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 413 buildings, average cost: $108,000
  • 1997: 327 buildings, average cost: $115,500
  • 1998: 405 buildings, average cost: $141,300
  • 1999: 467 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2000: 422 buildings, average cost: $139,000
  • 2001: 423 buildings, average cost: $150,800
  • 2002: 659 buildings, average cost: $137,800
  • 2003: 753 buildings, average cost: $167,300
  • 2004: 504 buildings, average cost: $221,300
  • 2005: 482 buildings, average cost: $213,100

Latitude: 29.12 N, Longitude: 81.00 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (20.1%), Retail trade (15.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.3%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -10,289 (-22.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 4,599 (22.3%)


 

Crime in Port Orange by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 1 0 0 0 3
    per 100,000 2.2 0.0 0.0 0.0 6.5
Rapes 3 3 1 2 5
    per 100,000 6.5 6.5 2.2 4.4 10.9
Robberies 17 4 4 8 9
    per 100,000 37.1 8.7 8.7 17.5 19.6
Assaults 13 26 17 19 27
    per 100,000 28.4 56.7 37.1 41.5 58.9
Burglaries 215 145 123 167 190
    per 100,000 469.2 316.4 268.4 364.4 414.6
Thefts 716 829 958 887 761
    per 100,000 1562.5 1809.1 2090.7 1935.7 1660.7
Auto thefts 48 24 38 45 68
    per 100,000 104.8 52.4 82.9 98.2 148.4
125.3 115.3 120.0 126.1 135.9


Average climate in Port Orange, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Port Orange-area historical tornado activity is near Florida state average. It is 35% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/1/1997, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 8.5 miles away from the Port Orange city center injured 32 people and caused $14 million in damages.

On 2/22/1998, a category 3 tornado 24.3 miles away from the city center killed 13 people and injured 36 people and caused $31 million in damages.


Birthplace of: Dan Pardus - Nextel Cup series NASCAR driver (born: Apr 2, 1963).


Hospitals/medical centers near Port Orange:
  • BERT FISH MEDICAL CENTER (about 8 miles; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL)
  • HALIFAX MEDICAL CENTER (about 14 miles; DAYTONA BEACH, FL)
  • MEMORIAL HOSPITAL ORMOND PENINSULA (about 15 miles; ORMOND BEACH, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Port Orange:
  • DAYTONA BEACH INTL (about 5 miles; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; ID: DAB)
  • ORLANDO SANFORD (about 29 miles; ORLANDO, FL; ID: SFB)
  • NASA SHUTTLE LANDING FACILITY (about 42 miles; TITUSVILLE, FL; ID: X68)
Other public-use airports nearest to Port Orange:
  • NEW SMYRNA BEACH MUNI (about 7 miles; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; ID: EVB)
  • MASSEY RANCH AIRPARK (about 13 miles; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; ID: X50)
  • ORMOND BEACH MUNI (about 15 miles; ORMOND BEACH, FL; ID: OMN)

Amtrak station near Port Orange:
  • 8 miles: DAYTONA BEACH (100 N. ATLANTIC) - Bus Station. Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:
College/University in Port Orange:
  • DAYTONA INSTITUTE OF MASSAGE THERAPY (Location: 209 DUNLAWTON AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Port Orange:
  • EMBRY RIDDLE AERONAUTICAL UNIVERSITY (about 7 miles; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Full-time enrollment: 9,008)
  • DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 7 miles; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 6,257)
  • BETHUNE COOKMAN COLLEGE (about 7 miles; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; FT enrollment: 2,638)
  • STETSON UNIVERSITY (about 24 miles; DELAND, FL; FT enrollment: 2,966)
  • SEMINOLE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 31 miles; SANFORD, FL; FT enrollment: 5,261)
  • UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX-ORLANDO CAMPUS (about 42 miles; MAITLAND, FL; FT enrollment: 3,992)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA (about 42 miles; ORLANDO, FL; FT enrollment: 26,717)
Public high schools in Port Orange:
  • SPRUCE CREEK HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,585; Location: 801 TAYLOR ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • ATLANTIC HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,544; Location: 1250 REED CANAL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Port Orange:
  • SILVER SANDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,377; Location: 1300 HERBERT STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • CREEKSIDE MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,266; Location: 6801 AIRPORT ROAD; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • SWEETWATER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 1,017; Location: 5800 VICTORIA GARDENS BOU; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SUGAR MILL ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 845; Location: 1101 CHARLES STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • HORIZON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 809; Location: 4751 HIDDEN LAKE DRIVE; Grades: PK - 05)
  • SPRUCE CREEK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 784; Location: 642 TAYLOR ROAD; Grades: PK - 05)
  • PORT ORANGE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 482; Location: 402 DUNLAWTON AVENUE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • THE CHILES ACADEMY (Students: 102; Location: 1250 REED CANAL ROAD; Grades: 06 - 12)
Private primary/middle school in Port Orange:
  • MONTESSORI SCHOOL OF PORT ORAN (Students: 44; Location: 3749 NOVA ROAD; Grades: PK - KG)

Notable locations in Port Orange: Port Orange Plaza (A), Riverwood Shopping Plaza (B), Dunlawton Square (C).

Churches in Port Orange include: Foursquare Gospel Church (A), Port Orange Presbyterian Church (B), Grace Episcopal Church (C), East-Port Orange Congregations of Jehovahs Witnesses (D), First Baptist Church of Port Orange (E).

Cemetery: Woodland Cemetery (1).


Port Orange compared to Florida state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Port Orange:
  • WPUL (1590 AM; 1 kW; SOUTH DAYTONA, FL)
  • WIXC (1060 AM; 50 kW; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)
  • WONQ (1030 AM; 45 kW; OVIEDO, FL; Owner: FLORIDA BROADCASTERS)
  • WROD (1340 AM; 1 kW; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: GORE-OVERGAARD BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WELE (1380 AM; 5 kW; ORMOND BEACH, FL; Owner: WINGS COMMUNICATIONS, INCORPORATED)
  • WDYZ (990 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WQTM (740 AM; 50 kW; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WFLF (540 AM; 50 kW; PINE HILLS, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WYND (1310 AM; 9 kW; DELAND, FL; Owner: BUDDY TUCKER ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WMFJ (1450 AM; 1 kW; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBB (1230 AM; 1 kW; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: T K RADIO, INC.)
  • WNDB (1150 AM; 1 kW; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: BLACK CROW RADIO, LLC)
  • WHOO (1080 AM; daytime; 35 kW; KISSIMMEE, FL; Owner: GENESIS COMMUNICATIONS I, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Port Orange:
  • WJHM (101.9 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WOCL (105.9 FM; DELAND, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJLU (89.7 FM; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: CORNERSTONE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMGF (107.7 FM; MOUNT DORA, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHOG-FM (95.7 FM; ORMOND-BY-THE-SEA, FL; Owner: BLACK CROW RADIO, LLC)
  • WVYB (103.3 FM; HOLLY HILL, FL; Owner: BLACK CROW MEDIA, LLC)
  • WKTO (88.7 FM; EDGEWATER, FL; Owner: MIMS COMMUNITY RADIO, INC.)
  • WCFB (94.5 FM; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAPN (91.5 FM; HOLLY HILL, FL; Owner: PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WOMX-FM (105.1 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJRR (101.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSHE (100.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTKS-FM (104.1 FM; COCOA BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHTQ (96.5 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WWKA (92.3 FM; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPOZ (88.3 FM; UNION PARK, FL; Owner: CENTRAL FLORIDA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WGNE-FM (99.9 FM; PALATKA, FL; Owner: RENDA BROADCASTING CORP. OF NEVADA)
  • WKRO-FM (93.1 FM; EDGEWATER, FL; Owner: BLACK CROW RADIO, LLC)
  • WNUE-FM (98.1 FM; TITUSVILLE, FL; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DAYTONA BEACH LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WXXL (106.7 FM; TAVARES, FL; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Port Orange:
  • WCEU (Channel 15; NEW SMYRNA BEACH, FL; Owner: DAYTONA BEACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WESH (Channel 2; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ORLANDO HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WDYB-LP (Channel 53; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXXU-LP (Channel 12; ALTAMONTE SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WVEN-TV (Channel 26; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WFTV (Channel 9; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WPXB-LP (Channel 57; DAYTONA BEACH, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WRBW (Channel 65; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WKMG-TV (Channel 6; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS ORLANDO, INC.)
  • WACX (Channel 55; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: ASSOCIATED CHRISTIAN TELEVISION SYSTEM, INC.)
  • WKCF (Channel 18; CLERMONT, FL; Owner: EMMIS TELEVISION LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLCB-TV (Channel 45; LEESBURG, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WZXZ-CA (Channel 11; ORLANDO, ETC., FL; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WOFL (Channel 35; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WMFE-TV (Channel 24; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRDQ (Channel 27; ORLANDO, FL; Owner: WFTV-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WTGL-TV (Channel 52; COCOA, FL; Owner: GOOD LIFE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WBCC (Channel 68; COCOA, FL; Owner: BREVARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

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