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Orange City, Florida
City
City of Orange City
Orange City Town Hall
Orange City Town Hall
Official seal of Orange City, Florida
Seal
Nickname(s): The Heart of Southwest Volusia
Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
Country United States
State Florida
County Volusia
Incorporated 1882
Government
 • Type Council–manager
 • Mayor Gary A. Blair
 • City manager Dale Arrington
Area
 • Total 7.2 sq mi (19 km2)
 • Land 7.1 sq mi (18 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 10,599
 • Density 1,497.9/sq mi (578.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 32763
Area code(s) 386
FIPS code 12-51825
GNIS feature ID 0288188
Website www.ourorangecity.com

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.

Geography

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.

Historic places

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

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.
1900 365
1910 490 34.2%
1920 497 1.4%
1930 572 15.1%
1940 489 −14.5%
1950 797 63.0%
1960 1,598 100.5%
1970 1,777 11.2%
1980 2,795 57.3%
1990 5,347 91.3%
2000 6,604 23.5%
2010 10,599 60.5%
Est. 2015 11,210 69.7%
U.S. Decennial Census

In the census of 2000, there were 6,604 people, 3,062 households, and 1,904 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,091.4 inhabitants per square mile (421.5/km²). There are 3,685 housing units at an average density of 609.0 per square mile (235.2/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 92.97% White, 3.66% African American, 0.38% Native American, 0.56% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 1.41% from other races, and 0.95% from two or more races. 5.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,062 households out of which 19.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.3% are married couples living together, 9.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% are non-families. 32.4% of all households are made up of individuals and 18.4% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.12 and the average family size is 2.63.

In the city, the population is spread out with 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 are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 49 years. For every 100 females there are 86.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 82.9 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $26,883, and the median income for a family is $34,003. Males have a median income of $29,817 versus $21,034 for females. The per capita income for the city is $16,318. 9.9% of the population and 7.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 15.2% of those under the age of 18 and 7.0% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.


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