Polk County vs. Orange County

Polk County (FL)Orange County (FL)
Population estimates, July 1, 2019, (V2019)708,0091,380,645
Population, percent change - April 1, 2010 (estimates base) to July 1, 2019, (V2019)17.6%20.5%
Population estimates base, April 1, 2010, (V2019)602,0981,145,954
Population, Census, April 1, 2010602,0951,145,956
Persons under 5 years, percent5.8%6.1%
Persons under 18 years, percent22.1%22.2%
Persons 65 years and over, percent20.2%11.9%
Female persons, percent51.0%50.9%
White alone, percent78.9%68.1%
Black or African American alone, percent16.1%22.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent0.7%0.6%
Asian alone, percent1.9%5.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent0.1%0.2%
Two or More Races, percent2.2%2.7%
Hispanic or Latino, percent23.6%32.3%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent57.9%39.7%
Veterans, 2014-201848,25263,263
Foreign born persons, percent, 2014-201810.0%21.3%
Housing units, July 1, 2018, (V2018)299,421544,417
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2014-201868.5%54.7%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2014-2018$135,400$216,000
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2014-2018$1,223$1,515
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2014-2018$417$510
Median gross rent, 2014-2018$944$1,160
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 2009-201314.3%33.0%
Building permits, 20185,33113,757
Households, 2014-2018231,260458,613
Persons per household, 2014-20182.842.81
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2014-201885.4%81.3%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2014-201821.4%36.3%
Households with a computer, percent, 2014-201885.5%93.3%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2014-201866.6%85.4%
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201884.8%88.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2014-201820.0%33.8%
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2014-201810.6%7.7%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent15.8%15.7%
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201854.9%66.6%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2014-201849.9%61.5%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2012 ($1,000)797,9098,326,446
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2012 ($1,000)3,015,2028,920,887
Total manufacturers shipments, 2012 ($1,000)9,822,1658,280,907
Total merchant wholesaler sales, 2012 ($1,000)10,601,32918,498,884
Total retail sales, 2012 ($1,000)6,495,27823,076,749
Total retail sales per capita, 2012$10,542$19,195
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2014-201826.827.8
Median household income (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$48,500$54,335
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2018 dollars), 2014-2018$23,812$28,859
Persons in poverty, percent15.7%15.6%
Total employer establishments, 201711,67637,724
Total employment, 2017182,922734,085
Total annual payroll, 2017 ($1,000)7,363,95333,172,484
Total employment, percent change, 2016-20170.6%4.2%
Total nonemployer establishments, 201746,177143,452
All firms, 201244,644131,838
Men-owned firms, 201222,62967,844
Women-owned firms, 201216,89452,067
Minority-owned firms, 201215,29463,938
Nonminority-owned firms, 201227,85663,712
Veteran-owned firms, 20124,41510,968
Nonveteran-owned firms, 201238,188116,328
Black-owned firms, percent, 20077.1%10.9%
American Indian- and Alaska Native-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.0%
Asian-owned firms, percent, 20073.3%6.1%
Native Hawaiian- and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms, percent, 20070.0%0.1%
Hispanic-owned firms, percent, 200712.8%20.9%
Women-owned firms, percent, 200725.4%29.9%
Population per square mile, 2010334.91,268.5
Land area in square miles, 20101,797.84903.43

Source: United States Census Bureau

About this page: Side-by-side comparison between Polk county (FL) and Orange county (FL) using the main population, demographic, and social indicators from the United States Census Bureau.