Hunter's Creek, Florida

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Hunter's Creek, Florida
Location in Orange County and the state of Florida
Location in Orange County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°21′26″N 81°25′42″W / 28.35722°N 81.42833°W / 28.35722; -81.42833Coordinates: 28°21′26″N 81°25′42″W / 28.35722°N 81.42833°W / 28.35722; -81.42833
Country United States
State Florida
County Orange
Area
 • Total7.07 sq mi (18.32 km2)
 • Land7.05 sq mi (18.25 km2)
 • Water0.03 sq mi (0.07 km2)
Elevation
89 ft (27 m)
Population
 (2020)
 • Total24,433
 • Density3,467.64/sq mi (1,338.91/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)407, 321
FIPS code12-32967[2]
GNIS feature ID1853258[3]

Hunter's Creek is a master planned, unincorporated community and census-designated place in Orange County, Florida, United States. It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 14,321 at the 2010 census.[4] It has grown up around a large planned community named Hunter's Creek, though the CDP name given by the United States Census Bureau lacks the apostrophe.

History[edit]

Genstar Development Company based out of Canada owned a massive tract of land in south Orange County Florida totaling up to 3,840 acres. Planning of the upscale community began as early as 1984 with an official kick-off construction announcement in 1986, noting that this was a 15- to 20-year project. Genstar sold much of the remaining development in 1987 for $25,832,000 to American Newland Associates, a California general partnership. August 1997 AG Land Associates, LLC (f/k/a American Newland Associates) sells some of the undeveloped acreages to Westbrook Hunter's Creek, LP for $42,589,200. The majority of the community was built in the late 1980s and 1990s, and some of the community is still under construction.[citation needed]

Geography[edit]

Hunter's Creek is located at 28°21′26″N 81°25′42″W / 28.35722°N 81.42833°W / 28.35722; -81.42833 (28.357105, -81.428453).[5]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 3.8 square miles (9.9 km2), all land.[6]

Demographics[edit]

Historical population
Census Pop.
202024,433
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,369 people, 3,460 households, and 2,498 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 841.3/km2 (2,176.5/mi2). There were 3,870 housing units at an average density of 347.5/km2 (899.0/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 81.84% White, 5.18% African American, 0.14% Native American, 7.16% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 3.02% from other races, and 2.64% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 13.83% of the population.

There were 3,460 households, out of which 37.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 62.3% were married couples living together, 6.7% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.8% were non-families. 19.2% of all households were made up of individuals, and 2.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.68 and the average family size was 3.12.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 26.2% under the age of 18, 7.0% from 18 to 24, 37.3% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 6.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 97.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $67,775, and the median income for a family was $76,323. Males had a median income of $51,625 versus $35,625 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $29,170. About 3.2% of families and 4.2% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.8% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

Education[edit]

Elementary schools[edit]

  • Hunter's Creek Elementary School
  • Endeavor Elementary School
  • West Creek Elementary School
  • John Young Elementary School

Junior high (secondary, middle) schools[edit]

  • Hunter's Creek Middle School
  • Freedom Middle School

High schools[edit]

Charter schools[edit]

  • Renaissance Charter School at Hunter's Creek

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 January 31, 2008.
  3. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. October 25, 2007. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Hunters Creek CDP, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 24, 2012.
  5. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. February 12, 2011. Retrieved April 23, 2011.
  6. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hunters Creek CDP, Florida". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved September 24, 2012.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2016.

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