Orange County Government, Florida

About Us

At A Glance

Located in Central Florida, Orange County includes the city of Orlando and a dozen other incorporated municipalities.

World famous attractions, the nation's second largest convention center and year round sunshine help make Central Florida a top business and vacation destination.

Seven elected members serve four-year terms on our Board of County Commissioners, including our mayor, who is elected countywide.

Most Orange County Government offices are in downtown Orlando. The Orange County Administration Center is located at 201 South Rosalind Avenue, Orlando, Florida 32801.

Demographics

  • Population: 1,157,372 (90% urban, 10% rural).
  • Land area: 903 square miles.
  • Water area: 99 square miles.
  • Density: 1,269 people per square mile.
  • Consumer price index: 101.20 (U.S. average is 100).

Employment

  • Private wage or salary: 479,979 (85%).
  • Government: 56,426 (10%).
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 24,864 (4%).
  • Average commute: 26.2 minutes.
  • Residents living and working in Orange County: 85.7%.

Industry

  • Arts, entertainment, recreation, lodging & food services: 99,013 (18%).
  • Educational, health and social services: 94,182 (17%).
  • Retail trade: 70,559 (13%).
  • Professional, scientific and management: 76,035 (14%).

Households

  • Average Orange County household size: 2.7 people, state: 2.5 people.
  • Household income: $50,138, state: $47,661.

Housing

  • Owner-occupied houses and condos: 235,357.
  • Renter-occupied apartments: 156,441.
  • Average apartment rent: $822.
  • Average house price: $228,600.
  • Median mortgage: $1,666.