Astatula, Florida

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Astatula, Florida
Location in Lake County, Florida
Location in Lake County, Florida
Coordinates: 28°42′48″N 81°44′3″W / 28.71333°N 81.73417°W / 28.71333; -81.73417Coordinates: 28°42′48″N 81°44′3″W / 28.71333°N 81.73417°W / 28.71333; -81.73417
Country United States
State Florida
County Lake
Area
 • Total3.16 sq mi (8.19 km2)
 • Land3.13 sq mi (8.10 km2)
 • Water0.04 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation
95 ft (29 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total1,889
 • Density604.09/sq mi (233.26/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
34705
Area code(s)352
FIPS code12-02250[2]
GNIS feature ID0293916[3]
Websitewww.townofastatula.com

Astatula is a town in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,810 at the 2010 census[4] and an estimated 2,085 in 2019.[5] It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Astatula is located in central Lake County at 28°42′48″N 81°44′3″W / 28.71333°N 81.73417°W / 28.71333; -81.73417 (28.713220, –81.734248),[6] on the east side of Little Lake Harris. County Road 561 (Monroe Street) is the main road through the town; it leads north 8 miles (13 km) to Tavares, the county seat, and south 7 miles (11 km) to U.S. Route 27 near Minneola.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Astatula has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.2 km2), of which 0.03 square miles (0.09 km2), or 1.12%, are water.[7]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930167
1940153−8.4%
195025566.7%
196035740.0%
19703888.7%
198075594.6%
199099531.8%
20001,38839.5%
20101,81030.4%
20201,8894.4%
U.S. Decennial Census[8]

At the 2000 census there were 1,298 people, 482 households, and 359 families in the town. The population density was 593.7 people per square mile (228.8/km2). There were 546 housing units at an average density of 249.8 per square mile (96.3/km2). The racial makeup of the town was 84.36% White, 1.23% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 10.48% from other races, and 3.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.41%.[2]

Of the 482 households 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 19.5% of households were one person and 9.5% were one person aged 65 or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.09.

The age distribution was 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% 65 or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median household income was $31,625 and the median family income was $33,393. Males had a median income of $26,602 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,832. About 6.8% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 31, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1), Astatula town, Florida". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  5. ^ "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved May 21, 2020.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Florida". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015.