Goldenrod, Florida facts for kids
Location in Orange County and the state of Florida
|• Total||2.7 sq mi (7 km2)|
|• Land||2.6 sq mi (6.7 km2)|
|• Water||0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)|
|Elevation||85 ft (26 m)|
|• Density||4,460/sq mi (1,720/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||0283157|
Goldenrod is a census-designated place (CDP) in Orange and Seminole counties in the U.S. state of Florida. The population was 12,039 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area.
Goldenrod is located at (28.612827, -81.294060).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 7.0 km² (2.7 mi²), of which 6.7 km² (2.6 mi²) is land and 0.3 km² (0.1 mi²) (4.78%) is water.
As of the census of 2000, there were 12,871 people, 5,398 households, and 3,152 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 1,918.7/km² (4,963.2/mi²). There were 5,575 housing units at an average density of 831.1/km² (2,149.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 82.43% White, 5.53% African American, 0.47% Native American, 2.86% Asian, 0.09% Pacific Islander, 5.38% from other races, and 3.25% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.83% of the population.
There were 5,398 households out of which 26.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 42.6% were married couples living together, 11.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 41.6% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.37 and the average family size was 2.98.
In the CDP, the population was spread out with 21.4% under the age of 18, 14.6% from 18 to 24, 33.8% from 25 to 44, 20.0% from 45 to 64, and 10.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 32 years. For every 100 females there were 103.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 101.7 males.
The median income for a household in the CDP was $41,173, and the median income for a family was $47,570. Males had a median income of $32,177 versus $25,425 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $19,830. About 6.6% of families and 10.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 10.1% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.
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