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Orange City, Florida
|City of Orange City|
Orange City Town Hall
The Heart of Southwest Volusia
|• Total||7.92 sq mi (20.50 km2)|
|• Land||7.82 sq mi (20.25 km2)|
|• Water||0.10 sq mi (0.25 km2)|
|Elevation||30 ft (9 m)|
|• Density||1,615.97/sq mi (623.93/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|GNIS feature ID||0288188|
Orange City is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 10,599. It is a part of the Deltona–Daytona Beach–Ormond Beach metropolitan area, which was home to 590,289 people in 2010.
Orange City is located at.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.6 km2), of which 7.1 square miles (18.3 km2) is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2) or 1.31%, is water.
Sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Orange City include:
- Dickinson Memorial Library and Park
- Louis P. Thursby House
- Orange City Colored School
- Orange City Historic District
- Orange City Town Hall
- Seth French House
- 1876 Heritage Inn
|U.S. Decennial Census|
In the census of 2000, 6,604 people, 3,062 households, and 1,904 families resided in the city. The population density was 1,091.4 inhabitants per square mile (421.5/km2). The 3,685 housing units averaged 609.0 per square mile (235.2/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 92.97% White, 3.66% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 1.47% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. About 5.13% of the population was Hispanic or Latino of any race.
Of the 3,062 households, 19.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% were married couples living together, 9.8% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% were not families. Around 32.4% of all households were made up of individuals, and 18.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.12 and the average family size was 2.63.
In the city, the population was distributed as 17.5% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 21.4% from 25 to 44, 24.2% from 45 to 64, and 31.1% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.9 males.
The median income for a household in the city was $26,883, and for a family was $34,003. Males had a median income of $29,817 versus $21,034 for females. The per capita income for the city was $16,318. About 9.9% of the population and 7.1% of families were below the poverty line. Of the total population, 15.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older were living below the poverty line.
- Manatee Cove Elementary School
- Orange City Elementary School
- Clover Elementary School
- River Springs Middle School
- University High School
- Herbert L. Becker, magician who performed under the name Kardeen
- Harry W. Davis, a former mayor of Orange City, took his own life on February 14, 1932, following financial troubles just two months after his marriage, at age 27
- Gaylord DuBois, author of the novel The Lone Ranger
- Danny Kelley, American stock-car racing driver
- Tom Laputka, former football player for Ottawa Rough Riders and Edmonton Eskimos, former mayor of Orange City
- Gar Samuelson, former drummer for heavy metal band Megadeth
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