Orange City, Florida

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Orange City, Florida
Orange City Town Hall
Official seal of Orange City, Florida
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
Coordinates: 28°55′34″N 81°17′13″W / 28.92611°N 81.28694°W / 28.92611; -81.28694Coordinates: 28°55′34″N 81°17′13″W / 28.92611°N 81.28694°W / 28.92611; -81.28694[1]
Country United States
State Florida
County Volusia
Incorporated 1882
 • Type Council–manager
 • Mayor Tom Laputka
 • City manager Jamie Croteau
 • Total 7.2 sq mi (19 km2)
 • Land 7.1 sq mi (18 km2)
 • Water 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation[2] 30 ft (9 m)
Population (2010)[3]
 • Total 10,599
 • Density 1,497.9/sq mi (578.3/km2)
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code(s) 32763
Area code(s) 386
FIPS code 12-51825[3]
GNIS feature ID 0288188[2]

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, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which was home to 494,593 people in 2010.


Orange City is located at 28°56′29″N 81°17′34″W / 28.941273°N 81.292722°W / 28.941273; -81.292722.[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 7.2 square miles (18.6 km2). 7.1 square miles (18.3 km2) of it is land and 0.077 square miles (0.2 km2) of it, or 1.31%, is water.[4]

Historic places[edit]

Sites on the National Register of Historic Places in Orange City include:

Notable people[edit]


In the census[3] 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.


The United States Postal Service operates a post office at 260 N Industrial Dr, Orange City, FL.

Public Transportation[edit]


Orange City is served by the #20 #21 #22 & #23 routes operated by Volusia County Public Transit System (VOTRAN).[5]

Nearby Cities/Communities[edit]


Elementary schools[edit]

  • Manatee Cove Elementary School
  • Orange City Elementary School

Middle schools[edit]

  • River Springs Middle School

High Schools[edit]


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