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Volusia County Real Estate - DeLand
Deland is in East Central Florida. It's population as recorded in the 2010 Census was 27,031. Deland is approximately 9 miles from Deltona (population 85,182) and around 21 miles from Daytona Beach (population 61,005).
The median age for residents of Deland is 39.1. Around 28% of Deland households include school aged children and 36% of households include individuals aged 65 years or over. Census records indicate 74.5% of the Deland population are White, 17% are Black or African American, .2% American Indian, 1.8% Asian and 2.2% are Two or more Races.
There are 12,610 housing units in Deland. 1,864 (14.7%) of these were reported as vacant in the 2010 Census. There are 5,472 residential rental units in Deland. 4,713 of them were occupied in 2010 providing a residential rental vacancy rate of 13.6%.
Volusia County is located in the East Central Florida region, along with Brevard, Orange, Sumter, Seminole, Lake, and Osceola counties. Volusia County cities and towns include Daytona Beach, DeBary, DeLand, Deltona, Holly Hill, New Smyrna Beach, Orange City, Ormond Beach, and Port Orange.
Top industries for Volusia County are education & health services, retail trade, leisure & hospitality, and professional & business services. Top private sector employers include Florida Hospital, Halifax Health, Wal-Mart, Publix Supermarkets, and Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University. Public sector employers include Volusia County School Board, County of Volusia, Florida state government, Daytona State College, and US government.
Volusia County is home to Daytona Beach and the Daytona International Speedway, which hosts NASCAR's most prestigious race, the Daytona 500. Daytona Beach is also a popular tourist destination owing to its beaches and the races at its speedway. Daytona is home to the headquarters for NASCAR and the LPGA. Daytona features several golf courses.
The largest city in Volusia County in Deltona, which is a bedroom community for Orlando. Though it was originally a planned community for retirees, the city is now a quarter Hispanic and much younger.
Local Household Income
The median household income in this part of Florida is $62,468. The bottom 10% of the population earn less than $20,497 per year. The top 10% earn more than $145,332 per year. The top 1% earn more than $390,929 per year. Most renters earn between $28,824 (20th percentile) and $50,820 (80th percentile) per year. Someone earning the median household income in this area is likely to qualify for a mortgage between $124,936 and $156,170.
Source: US Census American Community Survey - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year PUMS estimates
The median monthly rent in this part of Florida is $871. Most renters earn between $2,402 and $4,235 per month. They typically spend 32% of their monthly income on rent. Most rents fall in the $635 (20th percentile) to $1,227 (80th percentile) range. The residential vacancy rate is 10%.