Sorrento, Florida

Coordinates: 28°48′31″N 81°33′47″W / 28.80861°N 81.56306°W / 28.80861; -81.56306
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Sorrento, Florida
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Location in Lake County and the state of Florida
Coordinates: 28°48′31″N 81°33′47″W / 28.80861°N 81.56306°W / 28.80861; -81.56306
Country United States of America
State Florida
County Lake
 • Total1.26 sq mi (3.27 km2)
 • Land1.26 sq mi (3.26 km2)
 • Water0.01 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Elevation69 ft (21 m)
 • Total845
 • Density671.70/sq mi (259.44/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code352
FIPS code12-66975[3]
GNIS feature ID2402865[2]

Sorrento is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 861 at the 2010 census,[4] up from 765 at the 2000 census. It is part of the OrlandoKissimmee Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Sorrento is located in eastern Lake County and is bordered to the east by Mount Plymouth. Florida State Road 46 passes through Sorrento, leading west 5 miles (8 km) to Mount Dora and east 19 miles (31 km) to Sanford.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the Sorrento CDP has a total area of 1.3 square miles (3.3 km2), of which 0.02 square miles (0.05 km2), or 1.52%, are water.[5] It is part of the Wekiva River watershed.


Historical population
U.S. Decennial Census[6]

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 765 people, 269 households, and 203 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 591.2 inhabitants per square mile (228.3/km2). There were 286 housing units at an average density of 221.0 per square mile (85.3/km2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 89.54% White, 0.78% African American, 0.78% Native American, 6.80% from other races, and 2.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 17.39% of the population.

There were 269 households, out of which 36.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 57.6% were married couples living together, 11.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.5% were non-families. 18.6% of all households were made up of individuals, and 6.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.84 and the average family size was 3.23.

In the CDP, the population was spread out, with 28.6% under the age of 18, 8.9% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 20.4% from 45 to 64, and 9.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 35 years. For every 100 females, there were 104.5 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $39,318, and the median income for a family was $41,343. Males had a median income of $25,845 versus $17,101 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $17,569. None of the families and 2.2% of the population were living below the poverty line, including no under eighteens and 15.1% of those over 64.


  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved December 2, 2021.
  2. ^ a b U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Sorrento, Florida
  3. ^ a b "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved January 31, 2008.
  4. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1), Sorrento CDP, Florida". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved November 20, 2019.
  5. ^ "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Florida". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved November 20, 2019.
  6. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Retrieved June 4, 2016.