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Orlando, FL Population and Races

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As of 2010, the total population of Orlando is 238,300, which is 28.15% more than it was in 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 17.64% and is much higher than the national average rate of 9.71%. The Orlando population density is 2,152.96 people per square mile, which is much higher than the state average density of 285.92 people per square mile and is much higher than the national average density of 81.32 people per square mile. The most prevalent race in Orlando is white, which represent 57.56% of the total population. The average Orlando education level is higher than the state average and is higher than the national average.

Topics:Population GrowthPopulation DensityPopulation by RacesPopulation by First AncestryPopulation by GenderPopulation by AgeEducationSchool EnrollmentHousehold and FamilyMarital StatusPlace of Birth and CitizenshipLanguage

Population in 2010: 238,300. #5

Population Growth Since 2000, #189

Orlando, FL

Population Density, #282

Orlando, FL
2,152.96 per square mile
285.92 per square mile
81.32 per square mile

Population by Races

White:137,159 (57.56%, #799)
Black:66,876 (28.06%, #128)
Hispanic:60,483 (25.38%, #188)
Asian:8,944 (3.75%, #95)
Native (American Indian, Alaska Native, Hawaiian Native, etc.):1,085 (0.46%, #368)
One Race, Other:16,091 (6.75%, see rank)
Two or More Races:8,145 (3.42%, see rank)

Hispanic Population
Mexican:4,262 (7.05%, see rank)
Puerto Rican:31,201 (51.59%, see rank)
Cuban:4,299 (7.11%, see rank)
Central American:3,306 (5.47%, see rank)
South American:9,977 (16.50%, see rank)

Asian Population
Indian:2,245 (25.10%, see rank)
Chinese:1,487 (16.63%, see rank)
Filipino:1,595 (17.83%, see rank)
Japanese:330 (3.69%, see rank)
Korean:718 (8.03%, see rank)
Vietnamese:1,567 (17.52%, see rank)
Asian, Other:852 (9.53%, see rank)

*Based on 2010 data. View historical race data.

Population by First Ancestry

220,899 (91.97%) out of the total population of 240,185 reported first ancestry.

 Orlando, FL% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Arab1,9360.81%, see rank0.54%0.53%
Czech5610.23%, see rank0.32%0.50%
Danish4380.18%, see rank0.24%0.45%
Dutch1,6710.70%, see rank1.13%1.51%
English14,4226.00%, see rank8.09%8.53%
French5,2332.18%, see rank3.16%3.54%
German20,5938.57%, see rank11.29%15.79%
Greek7040.29%, see rank0.48%0.42%
Hungarian6260.26%, see rank0.54%0.48%
Irish18,3357.63%, see rank10.09%11.36%
Italian11,4084.75%, see rank6.33%5.66%
Norwegian1,0450.44%, see rank0.62%1.46%
Polish3,9091.63%, see rank2.64%3.13%
Portuguese1,0390.43%, see rank0.37%0.46%
Russian1,2210.51%, see rank1.24%0.97%
Scotch-Irish1,7580.73%, see rank0.95%1.07%
Scottish3,4981.46%, see rank1.67%1.81%
Subsaharan African1,8880.79%, see rank0.76%0.93%
Swedish2,0010.83%, see rank0.83%1.34%
Swiss3730.16%, see rank0.20%0.31%
Ukrainian5520.23%, see rank0.26%0.31%
American13,4415.60%, see rank7.88%6.72%
Welsh1,2490.52%, see rank0.51%0.60%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical first ancestry data.

Population by Gender

Male: 115,883 (48.63%, see rank)
Females: 122,417 (51.37%, see rank)

Orlando, FL
Male: 48.63%
Female: 51.37%
Male: 48.88%
Female: 51.12%
Male: 49.16%
Female: 50.84%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical gender data.

Population by Age

Median Age (see rank)
Orlando, FL
32.80 years old
40.70 years old
37.20 years old

Median Age, Male (see rank)
Orlando, FL
32.30 years old
39.40 years old
35.80 years old

Median Age, Female (see rank)
Orlando, FL
33.40 years old
42.10 years old
38.50 years old

 Orlando, FL% of the Total PopulationFloridaU.S.
Under 5 years16,8857.09%, see rank5.71%6.54%
5 to 9 years14,4206.05%, see rank5.75%6.59%
10 to 14 years13,0005.46%, see rank6.01%6.70%
15 to 19 years13,7155.76%, see rank6.53%7.14%
20 to 24 years20,9468.79%, see rank6.54%6.99%
25 to 34 years48,97620.55%, see rank12.18%13.30%
35 to 44 years35,98915.10%, see rank12.93%13.30%
45 to 54 years30,60912.84%, see rank14.58%14.58%
55 to 64 years21,3528.96%, see rank12.43%11.82%
65 to 74 years11,6684.90%, see rank9.19%7.03%
75 to 84 7,5693.18%, see rank5.84%4.23%
85 years and over3,1711.33%, see rank2.31%1.78%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical age data.

Education for the 25 Years and Over

 Orlando, FLFloridaU.S.
Total 25 Years and Over Population159,174, 100%13,127,624204,336,017
Less Than High School19,816, 12.45%, see rank14.18%14.28%
High School Graduate40,901, 25.70%, see rank29.83%28.24%
Some College or Associate Degree47,410, 29.79%, see rank29.83%28.99%
Bachelor Degree34,485, 21.66%, see rank16.81%17.88%
Master, Doctorate, or Professional Degree16,562, 10.40%, see rank9.35%10.61%
USA.com Education Index#13.69, see rank13.3613.47
# Higher USA.com Education Index means more educated population.

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical education level data.

School Enrollment

 Orlando, FL FloridaU.S.
Total PublicPrivatePublicPrivatePublicPrivate
Nursery School, Preschool, Kindergarten6,85361.11%38.89%66.48%33.52%70.05%29.95%
Elementary School (Grades 1-8)23,08188.28%, see rank11.72%, see rank88.49%11.51%89.62%10.38%
High School (Grades 9-12)10,26290.58%, see rank9.42%, see rank89.69%10.31%90.52%9.48%
College17,32573.67%, see rank26.33%, see rank78.27%21.73%77.79%22.21%
Graduate School4,71463.00%, see rank37.00%, see rank57.88%42.12%58.62%41.38%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical school enrollment data.

Household and Family

 Orlando, FLFloridaU.S.
Total Households102,521, 100%7,420,802116,716,292
Average Household Size2.29, see rank2.482.58
1 Person Households35,433, 34.56%, see rank27.24%26.74%
2 or More Person Households67,088, 65.44%, see rank72.76%73.26%
Family Households (Families)53,854, 52.53%, see rank65.16%66.43%
Average Family Size3.03, see rank3.013.14
Married-Couple Family31,071, 30.31%, see rank46.59%48.42%
Nonfamily Households48,667, 47.47%, see rank34.84%33.57%

*Based on 2010 data. View historical household and family data.

Marital Status of 15 Years and Over

 Orlando, FL%FloridaU.S.
15 Years and Over Total196,044see rank15,597,732248,042,237
Males, 15 Years and Over93,120100%, see rank7,553,366120,789,875
Never Married44,00447.26%, see rank33.80%35.08%
Married37,62940.41%, see rank51.90%52.93%
Widowed2,0512.20%, see rank3.11%2.53%
Divorced9,43610.13%, see rank11.19%9.46%
Females, 15 Years and Over102,924100%, see rank8,044,366127,252,362
Never Married40,72639.57%, see rank26.43%28.74%
Married38,47237.38%, see rank48.48%49.95%
Widowed7,6037.39%, see rank10.89%9.34%
Divorced16,12315.66%, see rank14.21%11.97%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical marital status data.

Place of Birth and Citizenship

 Orlando, FL%FloridaU.S.
Native195,56781.42%, see rank80.70%87.13%
Born in the State of Residence88,11336.69%, see rank35.01%58.71%
Born in Different State88,08836.68%, see rank42.53%27.04%
Born in Puerto Rico, U.S. Island Areas,
or Born Abroad to American Parent(s)
19,3668.06%, see rank3.16%1.38%
Foreign Born44,61818.58%, see rank19.30%12.87%
Foreign Born with U.S. Citizenship18,3797.65%, see rank9.51%5.71%
Foreign Born without U.S. Citizenship26,23910.92%, see rank9.79%7.16%
Born In Europe3,4651.44%, see rank2.01%1.56%
Born In Asia5,9492.48%, see rank1.94%3.67%
Born In Africa1,6100.67%, see rank0.32%0.51%
Born In Oceania390.02%, see rank0.04%0.07%
Born In Latin America32,61613.58%, see rank14.43%6.79%
Born In Northern America9390.39%, see rank0.57%0.26%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical place of birth and citizenship data.

Language Spoken at Home

 Orlando, FL%FloridaU.S.
English66,30767.00%, see rank73.08%79.64%
Spanish22,13022.36%, see rank18.78%11.57%
Other Indo-European Languages7,4307.51%, see rank5.90%4.61%
Asian and Pacific Islander Languages2,1302.15%, see rank1.59%3.24%
Other9680.98%, see rank0.64%0.94%

*Based on 2008-2012 data. View historical language spoken at home data.

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