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Port Orange

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Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
Coordinates: 29°7′8″N 81°0′10″W / 29.11889, -81.00278
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Volusia
Incorporated 26 April 1867
Government
 - Type Council-Manager
 - Mayor Allen Green
 - City Manager Kenneth W. Parker
Area [1] 1
 - City 26.67 sq mi (69.1 km²)
 - Land 24.71 sq mi (64.0 km²)
 - Water 1.97 sq mi (5.1 km²)  7.4%
Elevation [2] 3 ft (2 m)
Population (1 July 2006)[3] 2
 - City 54,851
 - Density 1,854.7/sq mi (716.1/km²)
 - Metro 496,575
  2006 estimates
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 32123, 32127-32129
Area code(s) 386
FIPS code 12-58575[4]
GNIS feature ID 0295559[5]
Website: http://www.port-orange.org

Port Orange is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. In 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 52,793. [3] The city is part of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area; the metropolitan area's 2006 population was estimated at 496,575.[6] Deerpark is a town located in Orange County, New York. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Volusia redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... This list of countries, arranged alphabetically, gives an overview of countries of the world. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  US Government Portal      The political units and divisions of the United States include: The 50 states... Image File history File links Flag_of_Florida. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Following is a list of counties in Florida. ... Volusia redirects here. ... is the 116th day of the year (117th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1867 (MDCCCLXVII) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Sunday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... The council-manager government is one of 2 main variations of representative municipal government (for contrast, also see Mayor-Council government). ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Elevation histogram of the surface of the Earth – approximately 71% of the Earths surface is covered with water. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... For other uses, see City (disambiguation). ... Population density per square kilometre by country, 2006 Population density map of the world in 1994. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. ... Eastern Standard Time redirects here. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Although DST is common in Europe and North America, most of the worlds people do not use it. ... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... A telephone numbering plan is a plan for allocating telephone number ranges to countries, regions, areas and exchanges and to non-fixed telephone networks such as mobile phone networks. ... Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the U.S. Federal government for use by all (non-military) government agencies and by government contractors. ... GNIS (The Geographic Names Information System) contains name and locative information about almost two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its Territories. ... Volusia redirects here. ... This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... The Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) consisting of Volusia County in the state of Florida in the USA. The principal cities in the MSA are Deltona, Daytona Beach and Ormond Beach. ...

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Geography

Port Orange is located at 29°7′8″N, 81°0′10″W (29.118970, -81.002906)[7]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.7 mi² (69.1 km²). 24.7 mi² (64.0 km²) of it is land and 2.0 mi² (5.1 km²) of it (7.39%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Demographics

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 45,823 people, 19,574 households, and 13,232 families residing in the city. The population density was 1,854.7/mi² (716.0/km²). There were 21,102 housing units at an average density of 854.1/mi² (329.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 95.59% White, 1.58% African American, 0.26% Native American, 1.14% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 0.53% from other races, and 0.87% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.51% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 19,574 households out of which 24.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.7% were married couples living together, 9.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.4% were non-families. 25.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.32 and the average family size was 2.76.


In the city the population was spread out with 19.8% under the age of 18, 5.9% from 18 to 24, 24.9% from 25 to 44, 25.7% from 45 to 64, and 23.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 45 years. For every 100 females there were 91.0 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 88.0 males.


The median income for a household in the city was $38,783, and the median income for a family was $44,684. Males had a median income of $32,147 versus $22,391 for females. The per capita income for the city was $20,628. About 5.0% of families and 7.6% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.4% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Economy

Port Orange is characterized by a stable and successful business climate that develops, nurtures and embraces quality businesses and industries.


Recent studies show the workforce to be educated, productive and competitive with 10 percent under-employed. Seven highly ranked colleges and universities and the acclaimed Advanced Technology Center support business needs with career advancement, workforce development and research. This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Education, health care and government are the area’s largest employers. Mostly small and successful manufacturing enterprises play an increasing role in the global marketplace. A new hub of medical and health care suppliers/manufacturers complements Port Orange’s new Halifax Hospital and new Palmer College of Chiropractic. A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... See drugs, medication, and pharmacology for substances that are used to treat patients. ... A physician visiting the sick in a hospital. ... Palmer College of Chiropractic is a chiropractic school located in Davenport, Iowa. ...


Among the numerous corporate partners that call Port Orange home are:

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Shopping

  • Commonwealth Shopping Center
  • Countryside Station Shopping Center
  • Dunlawton Square Shopping Center
  • Park Plaza Shopping Center
  • Ravenwood Square Shopping Center
  • Riverwood Shopping Center
  • Wal-Mart Super Center
  • Westport Square Shopping Center

Education

Public primary and secondary education is handled by Volusia County Schools.

  • Horizon Elementary School
  • Spruce Creek Elementary School
  • Sugar Mill Elementary School
  • Cypress Creek Elementary School
  • Sweetwater Elementary School
  • Port Orange Elementary School
  • Creekside Middle School
  • Silver Sands Middle School
  • Atlantic High School
  • Spruce Creek High School

// History Seacrest High School was built in 1949 as a school for white students in Delray Beach , Florida. ... Spruce Creek High School is a high school in the city of Port Orange, Florida (Volusia County). ...

Colleges and Universities

Port Orange is the home of the Florida campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic, which is one of the most influential schools in the field. The campus in Port Orange was founded in 2002. This article is about the U.S. State of Florida. ... Palmer College of Chiropractic is a chiropractic school located in Davenport, Iowa. ... Also see: 2002 (number). ...


Notable residents

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Sister city

Long Beach is a city (incorporated August 10, 1905) located in Harrison County, Mississippi, USA. It is part of the Gulfport-Biloxi, Mississippi Metropolitan Statistical Area. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...

References

  1. ^ Florida by place Population, Housing Units, Area and Density:2000. US Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-08-09.
  2. ^ Port Orange, United States Page. Falling Rain Genomics. Retrieved on 2007-08-09.
  3. ^ a b Annual Estimates of the population for the Incorporated Places of Florida (XLS). US Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-07-23.
  4. ^ a b American FactFinder. United States Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ US Board on Geographic Names. United States Geological Survey (2007-10-25). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006 (XLS). U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on 2007-07-24.
  7. ^ US Gazetteer files: 2000 and 1990. United States Census Bureau (2005-05-03). Retrieved on 2008-01-31.

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