Fern Park, Florida

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Fern Park, Florida
Census-designated place (CDP) & Unincorporated community
Location in Seminole County and the state of Florida
Location in Seminole County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°38′53″N 81°20′47″W / 28.64806°N 81.34639°W / 28.64806; -81.34639Coordinates: 28°38′53″N 81°20′47″W / 28.64806°N 81.34639°W / 28.64806; -81.34639
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Seminole
Area
 • Total 2.4 sq mi (6 km2)
 • Land 2.1 sq mi (5.3 km2)
 • Water 0.3 sq mi (0.7 km2)
Elevation 95 ft (29 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 8,318
 • Density 3,465.8/sq mi (1,386.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32730
Area code(s) 407
FIPS code 12-22250[1]
GNIS feature ID 0282430[2]

Fern Park is a census-designated place and a rural, Unincorporated community in Seminole County, Florida, United States. The population was 8,318 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OrlandoKissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Fern Park is located at 28°38′53″N 81°20′47″W / 28.64806°N 81.34639°W / 28.64806; -81.34639 (28.648176, -81.346423).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.3 square miles (6.0 km2), of which, 2.0 square miles (5.2 km2) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.78 km2) of it (12.39%) is water.

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1980 8,890
1990 8,294 −6.7%
2000 8,318 0.3%
source:[4]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 8,318 people, 3,570 households, and 2,227 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 4,055.3 people per square mile (1,566.6/km²). There were 3,700 housing units at an average density of 1,803.9/sq mi (696.9/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 85.14% White, 7.54% African American, 0.42% Native American, 1.54% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 3.07% from other races, and 2.28% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 12.83% of the population.

There were 3,570 households out of which 24.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.0% were married couples living together, 12.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 37.6% were non-families. 30.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.30 and the average family size was 2.85.

In the CDP the population was spread out with 20.3% under the age of 18, 8.4% from 18 to 24, 28.5% from 25 to 44, 24.5% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 87.5 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $43,337, and the median income for a family was $52,981. Males had a median income of $34,152 versus $25,975 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $23,261. About 4.2% of families and 7.8% of the population were below the poverty line, including 7.7% of those under age 18 and 10.8% of those age 65 or over.

Schools[edit]

Elementary[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  4. ^ "CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING (1790-2000)". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved 2010-07-31. 

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