Volusia County, FL

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2022 Population
558,520
1.77% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
46.5
0.216% 1-year increase
2022 Poverty Rate
12.2%
5.5% 1-year decrease
2022 Median Household Income
$63,075
11.1% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$251,400
18.1% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
244,700
2.29% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Volusia County, FL had a population of 559k people with a median age of 46.5 and a median household income of $63,075. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Volusia County, FL grew from 548,783 to 558,520, a 1.77% increase and its median household income grew from $56,786 to $63,075, a 11.1% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Volusia County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (69%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.3%), Other (Hispanic) (6.68%), White (Hispanic) (5.56%), and Two+ (Hispanic) (2.91%).

None of the households in Volusia County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.1% of the residents in Volusia County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Volusia County, FL are Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (3,705 degrees awarded in 2022), Daytona State College (3,322 degrees), and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach (1,567 degrees).

In 2022, the median property value in Volusia County, FL was $251,400, and the homeownership rate was 72.1%.

Most people in Volusia County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 26.6 minutes. The average car ownership in Volusia County, FL was 2 cars per household.

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Population & Diversity

Volusia County, FL is home to a population of 559k people, from which 97.1% are citizens. As of 2022, 8.3% of Volusia County, FL residents were born outside of the country (46.4k people).

In 2022, there were 6.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (385k people) in Volusia County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 37.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.1%
2022 Citizenship
97.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 97.1% of Volusia County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Volusia County, FL was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Volusia County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    385k ± 994
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    57.7k ± 1.09k
  3. Other (Hispanic)
    37.3k ± 2.23k
15.6%
Hispanic Population
87.4k people

In 2022, there were 6.68 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (385k people) in Volusia County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 57.7k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 37.3k Other (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

15.6% of the people in Volusia County, FL are hispanic (87.4k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Volusia County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Cuba
    1,003,261 ± 24,014 people
  2. Haiti
    344,713 ± 14,299 people
  3. Colombia
    299,067 ± 13,333 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 1,003,261 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 344,713 and Colombia with 299,067.

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Foreign-Born Population

8.3%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
46.4k people
8.04%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
44.1k people

As of 2022, 8.3% of Volusia County, FL residents (46.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Volusia County, FL was 8.04%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    16,892 ± 881
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    7,861 ± 857
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    7,166 ± 825

Volusia County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.15 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Volusia County, FL employs 245k people. The largest industries in Volusia County, FL are Retail Trade (32,589 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (32,400 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (22,651 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($108,400), Mining, Quarrying, & Oil & Gas Extraction ($74,911), and Utilities ($60,417).

Males in Florida have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $56,054. The income inequality in Florida (measured using the Gini index) is 0.474, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

245k
2022 Value
± 4,586
2.29%
1 Year growth
± 2.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Volusia County, FL grew at a rate of 2.29%, from 239k employees to 245k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Volusia County, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (30,634 people), Sales & Related Occupations (29,602 people), and Management Occupations (26,619 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Volusia County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

245k
2022 Value
± 4,586
2.29%
1 Year growth
± 2.62%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Volusia County, FL grew at a rate of 2.29%, from 239k employees to 245k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Volusia County, FL, are Retail Trade (32,589 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (32,400 people), and Accommodation & Food Services (22,651 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Volusia County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Volusia County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$43,993
Median earning men ± $1,352
$34,775
Median earning women ± $721

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Public Administration ($63,073), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($58,668), and Information ($55,739).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($48,368), Public Administration ($45,939), and Information ($43,992).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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4.23%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 9.69M people employed in Florida. This represents a 4.23% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 12.6%.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 5,454
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 3,197
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services
  3. 2,946
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Volusia County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 56.5% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (42.5%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.701%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 28 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Volusia County, FL awarded 10,505 degrees. The student population of Volusia County, FL in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 24,293 male students and 16,424 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Volusia County, FL are White (5,944 and 59.4%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (1,676 and 16.7%), Black or African American (1,237 and 12.4%), and Two or More Races (409 and 4.09%).

The largest universities in Volusia County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide (3,705 and 35.3%), Daytona State College (3,322 and 31.6%), and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Daytona Beach (1,567 and 14.9%).

The most popular majors in Volusia County, FL are General Aeronautics & Aerospace Science & Technology (2,214 and 21.1%), Liberal Arts & Sciences (1,426 and 13.6%), and Other Business Administration, Management, & Operations (600 and 5.71%).

The median tuition costs in Volusia County, FL are $26,410 for private four year colleges, and $3,072 and $11,960 respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Volusia County, FL, the percentage of applicants admitted was 79.2%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 15.9%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 40,717 (59.7% men and 40.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 40,717 students enrolled in Volusia County, FL, 59.7% men and 40.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 19,756 records, of which 38.9% were women and 61.1% men.

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Concentrations

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Volusia County, FL was General Business Administration & Management with 351 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
  1. 3,705 degrees awarded
  2. 3,322 degrees awarded
  3. 1,567 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University-Worldwide with 3,705 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 6,242 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Volusia County, FL, which is 1.46 times more than the 4,263 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 5,944 degrees mean that there were 3.55 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 1,676 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,410) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($655) is the sector with the highest median state fee in 2022.

Public, 4-year or above ($1,800) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 1.19% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.2% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (4.97M), Some college (3.58M), and Bachelors Degree (3.32M).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Volusia County, FL was $251,400 in 2022, which is 0.892 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $212,900 to $251,400, a 18.1% increase. The homeownership rate in Volusia County, FL is 72.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Volusia County, FL have an average commute time of 26.6 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Volusia County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Volusia County, FL is $63,075. In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Volusia County, FL was Census Tract 804 with a value of $100,648, followed by Census Tract 826.06 and Census Tract 827.01, with respective values of $98,125 and $97,955.

In 2022, 16.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Volusia County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.77%.

Property

$251,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$3,121
$167,784
Median Property Taxes
±$3,309

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Volusia County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $3k+ range.

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Rent vs Own

72.1%
Homeownership
2022
64.4%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 72.1% of the housing units in Volusia County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 71.5%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 804
  2. Census Tract 826.06
  3. Census Tract 827.01

In 2022, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Volusia County, FL was Census Tract 804 with a value of $100,648, followed by Census Tract 826.06 and Census Tract 827.01, with respective values of $98,125 and $97,955.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Volusia County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

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$63,075
Median Household Income
± $1,287
233k
Number of Households
± 4,322

In 2022, the median household income of the 233k households in Volusia County, FL grew to $63,075 from the previous year's value of $56,786.

The following chart displays the households in Volusia County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Volusia County, FL is from Florida.
0.474
2022 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2021 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2022, the income inequality in Florida was 0.474 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.285% growth from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (76.3%)
  2. Worked At Home (11.7%)
  3. Carpooled (7.96%)

In 2022, 76.3% of workers in Volusia County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (11.7%) and those who carpooled to work (7.96%).

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Commute Time

26.6 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Volusia County, FL have a shorter commute time (26.6 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 2.42% of the workforce in Volusia County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Severe Housing Problems

In 2022, 16.5% of the population was living with severe housing problems in Volusia County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 2.77%.

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Poverty & Diversity

12.2% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Volusia County, FL (66.3k out of 544k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 55 - 64, followed by Females 25 - 34 and then Males 55 - 64.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Volusia County, FL is White, followed by Hispanic and Black.

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Children in Poverty

In 2022, 14% of the children was living in poverty in Volusia County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 18.1%.

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Crimes & Accidents

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In 2022, the number of reported violent crimes offenses per 100,000 population was 428 in Volusia County, FL. From 2014 to 2022, the indicator declined 107 per 100,000 population.

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Health

88.4% of the population of Volusia County, FL has health coverage, with 37.2% on employee plans, 14.2% on Medicaid, 18.4% on Medicare, 16.4% on non-group plans, and 2.17% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Volusia County, FL see 1491 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.202% increase from the previous year (1488 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 2064 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 648 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

1,491 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Volusia County, FL

Primary care physicians in Volusia County, FL see an average of 1,491 patients per year. This represents a 0.202% increase from the previous year (1,488 patients).

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 19.1% under 18 years, 18.5% between 18 and 34 years, 37.9% between 35 and 64 years, and 24.5% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 48.1% were men and 51.9% were women.

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Uninsured People

11.6%
Uninsured
37.2%
Employer Coverage
14.2%
Medicaid
18.4%
Medicare
16.4%
Non-Group
2.17%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Volusia County, FL declined by 0.688% from 11.6% to 11.6%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2022, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 48 in Volusia County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 29.1% in Volusia County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2022, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 16.6% in Volusia County, FL.

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