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Facts Property Investors Want to Know

Interesting Facts & Statistics

  • Orlando covers a total area of 110.7 square miles, with 102.3 square miles being covered by land, and 8.3 square miles being covered by water.
  • Orlando consists of 57.6% Whites, 28.1% African Americans, 3.8% Asian Americans, and 10.5% other races
  • Major corporations headquartered in Orlando include Darden Restaurants and multiple engineering firms.
  • Orlando residents identify their first language as: 75.43% English, 16.60% Spanish, 1.93% Haitian Creole, 1.33% French, 0.99% Portuguese, and 3.72% speak other languages.
  • Orlando has 3 nicknames that include “The City Beautiful”, “O-Town”, and “Theme Park Capital of the World”.

Current Events & Attractions in Orlando

  • The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
  • CPL. Larry E. Smedley National Vietnam War Museum, Inc.
  • Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens
  • Universal’s Islands of Adventure®, Universal Studios Florida®, and Epcot®
  • SeaWorld Orlando
  • Magic Kingdom® Park
  • Screamin’ Gator Zip Line at Gatorland
  • Sleuths Mystery Dinner Shows
  • Safari Wilderness Ranch and the Flamingo Waterpark Resort
  • Ripley’s Believe it or Not! Orlando Odditorium
  • Wild Florida Airboats & Wildlife Park
  • Wallaby Ranch Hang Gliding Flight Park
  • Wet ‘n Wild – Orlando
  • Orlando Grand Prix

Orlando Community Statistics

  • Orlando has a population of 2,025,729, with 753,020 households
  • 54.7% of residents in Orlando are childless, whereas 45.3% have children that are 18 and under
  • There are 33% renters in Orlando, compared to 67% of those who own their homes.
  • Rental vacancy rates in Orlando are 11%.
  • The median age is 36.8 years old
  • Median household income is $51,813 in Orlando, compared to $52,175 for all adult U.S. Residents
  • Per capita income is $26,802 locally, compared to $27,466 for all adult U.S. Residents
  • The median home value in Orlando is $240,500
  • 33.6% of all housing in Orlando is valued at $300,000 or more
  • 87% of Orlando residents have a high school diploma, and 28% of residents have a 4 year college degree.

Orlando Rental Statistics

  • In 2014, the average monthly rent amount in Orlando was $867 per month for a single family home, and $756 for a 1 bedroom apartment.
  • 21% of Orlando residents pay 30% or more of their annual household income in rent.
  • As of 2013, 33% of Orlando residents were renters, compared to 36.98% of renters in the U.S.
  • Owner average household size is 2.69 people, compared to 2.57 for renters
  • The rent to price ratio in Orlando is 0.4%.

We are pledged to the letter and spirit of U.S. policy for the achievement of equal housing opportunity throughout the Nation. See Equal Housing Opportunity Statement for more information.