Orange Profile

Orange County Profile

County Seat: Orlando
Nearest MSA: Orlando MSA
Largest Cities: 1 Orlando
2 Apopka
3 Ocoee
Miles* To:
Tallahassee ................................... 220
Orlando ................................... 0
Tampa ................................... 80
Jacksonville ................................... 127
Miami ................................... 202
Atlanta ................................... 408
Chicago ................................... 988
Dallas ................................... 963
New York ................................... 945
*Miles are calculated from county seat.
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Time Zone: Eastern
Local Area Code(s): 321, 407
Orange
1980: 470,865
1990: 677,491
2010: 1,145,956
2020(p): 1,377,600
2040(p): 1,815,500
(p) Denotes Projected Population
Florida
9,746,961
12,938,071
18,801,310
21,326,800
26,018,800
Average Temperature High Low
January: 70 48
July: 92 73
Florida Mean Annual Precipitation .......... 53
Average Annual Rain Days ............. 116
(2010)
In-Migration 65,006
Out-Migration 68,905
Net-Migration -3,899
*Estimates based on IRS Statistics of Income data
(2010)
Labor Force 604,314
Labor Force % of County Population 52.7
Number in County Unemployed 68,805
Unemployment Rate 11.4%

Monthly labor force data are available from the Florida Agency
for Workforce Innovation.
N/D = No Data Orange Florida
(2010)
Average Annual Employment 646,067 7,109,630
Natural Resources & Mining 0.6% 1.2%
Construction 3.8% 5.0%
Manufacturing 4.1% 4.3%
Trade, Transportation and Utilities 17.9% 21.2%
Information 2.5% 1.9%
Financial Activities 6.2% 6.6%
Professional & Business Services 17.2% 14.8%
Education & Health Services 11.7% 22.0%
Leisure & Hospitality 23.4% 13.2%
Other Services 2.7% 3.3%
Public administration 4.4% 6.6%
Unclassified 0.0% 0.0%

Average Annual Wage
(2010)
All Industries $41,487
Construction $45,576
Education & Health Services $48,205
Financial Activities $56,505
Information $55,219
Leisure & Hospitality $25,238
Manufacturing $60,965
Natural Resources & Mining $25,464
Other Services $29,503
Professional & Business Services $51,371
Public administration $50,938
Trade, Transportation and Utilities $36,112
Unclassified N/D
Orange Florida
2007 $36,923 $39,449
2008 $37,813 $40,133
2009 $36,400 $38,965
Major Private Sector Employers

Walt Disney World
Business Line: Entertainment
Number of Employees - 62,000

Orange County Public Schools
Business Line: Education
Number of Employees - 22,807

Adventist Health Systems
Business Line: Healthcare
Number of Employees - 16,002

Universal Orlando
Business Line: Entertainment
Number of Employees - 13,000

Orlando Regional Healthcare System
Business Line: Healthcare
Number of Employees - 10,000

Busch Entertainment Corp
Business Line: Entertainment
Number of Employees - 7,800

Lockheed Martin
Business Line: Combat Systems
Number of Employees - 7,200

Central Florida Investments
Business Line: Real Estate Developers
Number of Employees - 5,155

Marriott International Inc
Business Line: Leisure& Hospitality
Number of Employees - 6,312

Darden Restaurants
Business Line: Corporate Headquarters
Number of Employees - 5,950

Federal Interstates I-4
Federal Highways US-441, US-17/92
State Highways SR-15, 408, 417, 419, 426, 436, 482, 520, 525, 527
Railroads Amtrak, CSX , Florida Central
Nearest Airport with Scheduled Commerical Airline Service: Orlando International Airport
# Runways 4
Longest Paved Runway(ft.) 12005
General Aviation Airports Orlando Executive Airport

Local Deep Water Port Canaveral Port Authority
Miles to Closest Port 46
COUNTY
Countywide Ad Valorem Millage Rates:
Government 4.4347
Schools 8.5450
Special 0.0000
Total 12.9797

Ad Valorem Tax Exemption: Yes
Retail Sales Tax (Local Option) 0.50
Federal Enterprise Zone No
State Enterprise Zone EZ-4801
STATE
Corporate Income Tax 5.5%
Personal Income Tax 0.0%
Retail Sales Tax 6.0%
Electric Companies:
  • Orlando Utilities Commission (OUC)
  • Progress Energy

Natural Gas Companies:
  • TECO Peoples Gas

Telephone Companies:
  • BellSouth
  • Sprint

Water & Sewer Companies:
  • City of Apopka
  • City of Orlando (OUC) - Water
  • City of Orlando - Sewer
  • City of Maitland
  • City of Winter Park


Existing Industrial Zoned Land Yes
Number of Acres 2,550
Largest Available Contiguous Parcel 300

Industrial Parks Yes
Number of Acres 5,740
Largest Available Contiguous Parcel 300

Foreign Trade Zones Yes
Zone Number(s) 42
Public
Schools
Teachers Enrollments
Totals: 237 13,005 175,986

Private Schools Available: Yes
POST SECONDARY EDUCATION SERVING THE COUNTY:

Colleges/Universities:
  • University of Phoenix
  • Rollins College
  • Stetson University
  • University of Central Florida
  • Florida Metropolitan University

Junior/Community Colleges:
  • Seminole Community College
  • Valencia Community College
  • Lake-Sumter Community College

Vocational/Technical Schools:
  • Winter Park Tech
  • Orlando Technical Center
  • Mid-Florida Technical Institute
  • Orange Technical Education Centers / Westside Tech
  • Lake County Area Vocational Technical Center
  • UTI-Motorcycle, Marine & Mechanics Institute

Other Schools:
  • Florida Technical College
  • DeVry University
  • ITT Technical Institute
  • Orlando Culinary Academy
  • Full Sail University (Digital Media)
  • International Academy of Design & Technology
  • FAMU College of Law
  • Barry University College of Law
  • Sistema Universitario Ana G. Mendez
  • Nova Southeastern University

Cost of Living
Price Level Index, (2010)
Florida State Average = 100
Sample
2008 101.13
2009 101.00
2010 100.98
Medical Services:
  • Arnold Palmer Hospital for Women and Children
  • Florida Hospital Orlando
  • Health Central
  • M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
  • Orlando Health
  • Sand Lake Hospital
  • Winter Park Memorial Hospital

Recreational Opportunities:
  • Boating & Sailing
  • Camping
  • Citrus Bowl
  • Golfing
  • Leu Gardens
  • Swimming
  • Tangerine Bowl
  • Tennis
  • The Bay Hill Invitational - PGA
  • The Funai Classic - PGA
  • The Orlando Magic
  • The Orlando Seals Hockey
  • West Orange Trail

Historical Points Of Interest:
  • Apopka Historical Trail
  • Cathedral Church of St. Luke
  • Downtown Orlando Historic District
  • Eatonville Historic District
  • Fort Christmas Historical Park
  • Orange County History Center
  • Winter Park Historic District

Cultural Events/Festivals:
  • Bach Festival
  • Broadway Series
  • Calle Orange
  • Fiesta in the Park
  • Florida Film Festival
  • Florida Music Festival
  • Gay Days
  • Light Up Orlando
  • Morse Museum
  • Orlando International Fringe Festival
  • Orlando Museum of Art
  • Orlando Opera
  • Orlando Philharmonic
  • Orlando Scottish Highland Games & Festival
  • Orlando-UCF Shakespeare Festival
  • Winter Park Art Festival
  • Zellwood Corn Festival
  • Zora Neale Hurston Festival