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Ormond Beach

City of Ormond Beach

  •   State: 
    Florida
      County: 
    Volusia County
      City: 
    Ormond Beach
      County FIPS: 
    12127
      Coordinates: 
    29°17′11″N 81°4′30″W
      Area total: 
    38.91 sq mi
      Area land: 
    34.78 sq mi (90.09 km²)
      Area water: 
    4.13 sq mi (10.69 km²)
      Elevation: 
    7 ft (2 m)
      Established: 
    1890
  •   Latitude: 
    29,2528
      Longitude: 
    -81,1122
      Dman name cbsa: 
    Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, FL
      Timezone: 
    Eastern Standard Time (EST) UTC-5:00; Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) UTC-4:00
      ZIP codes: 
    32173
    32174
    32175
    32176
      GMAP: 

    Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida, United States

  •   Population: 
    43,080
      Population density: 
    1,238.50 residents per square mile of area (478.18/km²)
      Household income: 
    $52,209
      Households: 
    16,543
      Unemployment rate: 
    9.20%
  •   Sales taxes: 
    6.50%

Ormond Beach is a city in Central Florida in Volusia County. The population was 43,080 at the 2020 census. The city is named for James Ormond I, an Anglo-Irish-Scottish sea captain commissioned by King Ferdinand VII of Spain to bring Franciscan settlers to this part of Florida. Ormond became popular for the wealthy seeking relief from northern winters during the Floridian boom in tourism following the Civil War. In 1907 Glenn Curtiss set an unofficial world record of 136.36 miles per hour (219.45 km/h) on a 40-horsepower (30 kW) Curtiss V-8 motorcycle. The St. Johns and Halifax Railway arrived in 1886, and the first bridge across the Halifax River was built in 1887. In 1875, the city was founded as New Britain by inhabitants from New Britain, Connecticut, but would be incorporated in 1880 as Ormond for its early plantation owner. It is the community's best-known historical structure. The American Automobile Association brought timing equipment in 1903 and the area acquired the nickname "The Birthplace of Speed" The city has four downtown riverfront parks and a beach along with other parks and gardens along 37 large and small streets. It has a large historic shopping district located from A1A to A1B with shops and restaurants along Granada Boulevard. It also has a cultural center located along A1C and A1D with dozens of locally-owned shops, restaurants and cultural sites.

History

Ormond Beach was once within the domain of the Timucuan Indians. The city is named for James Ormond I, an Anglo-Irish-Scottish sea captain commissioned by King Ferdinand VII of Spain to bring Franciscan settlers to this part of Florida. In 1907 Glenn Curtiss set an unofficial world record of 136.36 miles per hour (219.45 km/h) on a 40-horsepower (30 kW) 269 cu in (4,410 cc) Curtiss V-8 motorcycle. In 1875, the city was founded as New Britain by inhabitants from New Britain, Connecticut, but would be incorporated in 1880 as Ormond for its early plantation owner. The St. Johns and Halifax Railway arrived in 1886, and the first bridge across the Halifax River was built in 1887. John Anderson and James Downing Price opened the Ormond Hotel on January 1, 1888. It would be one in a series of Gilded Age hotels catering to passengers aboard his Florida East Coast Railway. Henry Flagler bought the hotel in 1890 and expanded it to accommodate 600 guests. The hotel was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1980, the hotel was razed in 1992. The historic shopping district located along Granada Boulevard from A1A to Orchard Street is home to dozens of locally-owned shops and restaurants along with historic and cultural sites. Driving on the beach is still permitted on some stretches of the beach, but not on the majority of the stretches.

City officials

Bill Partington, mayor. Dwight Selby, city commissioner, zone 1. Troy Kent, city Commissioner, zone 2. Susan Persis, cityCommissioner, zone 3. Rob Littleton, city commissioners, zone 4. Joyce Shanahan, city manager. Randy Hayes, city attorney. Rob Kent, City Commissioner, Zone 4. SusanPersis, City commissioner, Zone 2. RobLittleton, City Commissioners, Zone 3 and 4.Joyce Shanahan, City Manager. RandyHayes, City Attorney. RobKent, City Commission,Zone 4.Susan Persis, City Commissioner, Zone 2 and Zone 3.Rob Kent,City Commissioner,Zone 2 andZone 3 andZone 4, respectively.Rob Littleton. City Commissioner. Zone 4 and Zone 5 and Zone 6 and Zone 7 and Zone 8 and Zone 9 and 6.SusanPersis. City commissioner. Zone 1 and Zone 2, Zone 7, Zone 8, Zone 9, Zone 6, and Zone 4,Zone 7 and 6,Zone 8 and 7,Zone 9,Zone 6, Zone 5,Zone 5, Zone 1,Zone 3,Zone 1, andZone 2,zone 3, andzone 4, are in the same area as the city. The city is also in the process of electing a new city manager and attorney. The mayor is Bill Partington; the city manager is Joyce Shanahan. The attorney is Randy Hayes; the mayor is the city attorney, Joyce Shanahan; and the city commissioner is the mayor's wife, Susan PersIs.

Geography

Ormond Beach is located at 29°1711N 81°0430W (29.286405, 81.074882).According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 39.0 square miles (101.0 km²), of which 31.9 sq miles (82.7 km²) is land, and 7.1sq miles (18.3 sq km) is water. The city is located on the Halifax River lagoon and the Atlantic Ocean. Drained by the Tomoka River, Ormond Beach has a population of about 2,000. It is home to the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, a Division of the College of Arts and Sciences, and the North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. The University of South Carolina has a campus of the same name, which is located in the city. The university has a history of more than 100 years, and was founded in 1788. It was the first college in the state, and one of the first in the United States. It has an enrollment of about 1,000 students, and has a student population of over 2,500. It also has a college of business, which has a dean's degree program, and a law school that has a doctorate program. The U.N. College of Science and Technology is based in the town, and is a division of the South Carolina College of Law and Science, which was established in 1798.

Demographics

As of the census of 2000, there were 36,301 people, 15,629 households, and 10,533 families residing in the city. There were 17,258 housing units at an average density of 670.2 per square mile (258.8/km²) The racial makeup of the city was 94.28% White, 2.75% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.44% Asian,0.02% Pacific Islander, and 1.03% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.20% of the population. The city's population was spread out, with 19.2% under the age of 18, 4.5% from 18 to 24, 22.4% from 25 to 44, 26.5%. The median age was 48 years. For every 100 females, there are 87.8 males. The median income for a household in theCity was $43,364, and the median income. for a family was $52,496. The per capita income for the city is $26,364. About 7.3% of those under age 18 and 5.0% ofThose age 65 or over. were below the poverty line, including 6.1% of people under age 65. The average household size was 2.27 and the average family size was2.75. The. city has a population density of 1,409.8 inhabitants per squaremile (544.3/ km²).

Economy

Ormond Beach is an active commercial and residential market in the Deltona-Daytona Beach- ormond Beach MSA. Manufacturers enjoy a healthy business climate and engage in global marketing. Education, health care, and government are the largest employment sectors within the area.Recent studies show the workforce to be educated, productive, and competitive with 10 percent underemployed. Ormond Beach Business Park and Airpark, a foreign trade zone, is home to 29 companies that provide more than 2,000 jobs.

Air Quality, Water Quality, Superfund Sites & UV Index

The Air Quality index is in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida = 92.6. These Air Quality index is based on annual reports from the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The number of ozone alert days is used as an indicator of air quality, as are the amounts of seven pollutants including particulates, carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, lead, and volatile organic chemicals. The Water Quality Index is 35. A measure of the quality of an area’s water supply as rated by the EPA. Higher values are better (100=best). The EPA has a complex method of measuring the watershed quality, using 15 indicators such as pollutants, turbidity, sediments, and toxic discharges. The Superfund Sites Index is 91. Higher is better (100=best). Based upon the number and impact of EPA Superfund pollution sites in the county, including spending on the cleanup efforts. The UV Index in Ormond Beach = 6.4 and is a measure of an area's exposure to the sun's ultraviolet rays. This is most often a combination of sunny weather, altitude, and latitude. The UV Index has been defined by the WHO (www.who.int/news-room/questions-and-answers/item/radiation-the-ultraviolet-(uv)-index) and is uniform worldwide.

Employed

The most recent city population of 43,080 individuals with a median age of 48.5 age the population grows by 5.84% in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida population since 2000 and are distributed over a density of 1,238.50 residents per square mile of area (478.18/km²). There are average 2.27 people per household in the 16,543 households with an average household income of $52,209 a year. The unemployment rate in Alabama is 9.20% of the available work force and has dropped -5.05% over the most recent 12-month period and the projected change in job supply over the next decade based on migration patterns, economic growth, and other factors will increase by 20.70%. The number of physicians in Ormond Beach per 100,000 population = 172.3.

Weather

The annual rainfall in Ormond Beach = 50.3 inches and the annual snowfall = 0 inches. The annual number of days with measurable precipitation (over .01 inch) = 106. The average number of days per year that are predominantly sunny = 225. 90 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily high temperature for the month of July and 49 degrees Fahrenheit is the average daily low temperature for the month of January. The Comfort Index (higher=better) is 26, where higher values mean a more pleasant climate. The Comfort Index measure recognizes that humidity by itself isn't the problem. (Have you noticed nobody ever complains about the weather being 'cold and humid?) It's in the summertime that we notice the humidity the most, when it's hot and muggy. Our Comfort Index uses a combination of afternoon summer temperature and humidity to closely predict the effect that the humidity will have on people.

Median Home Cost

The percentage of housing units in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida which are owned by the occupant = 73.32%. A housing unit is a house, apartment, mobile home, or room occupied as separate living quarters. The average age of homes = 27 years with median home cost = $154,240 and home appreciation of -24.52%. This is the value of the years most recent home sales data. Its important to note that this is not the average (or arithmetic mean). The median home price is the middle value when you arrange all the sales prices of homes from lowest to highest. This is a better indicator than the average, because the median is not changed as much by a few unusually high or low values. The property tax rate of $12.62 shown here is the rate per $1,000 of home value. If for simplification for example the tax rate is $14.00 and the home value is $250,000, the property tax would be $14.00 x ($250,000/1000), or $3500. This is the 'effective' tax rate.

Study

The local school district spends $4,582 per student. There are 14.8 students for each teacher in the school, 969 students for each Librarian and 340 students for each Counselor. 9.14% of the area’s population over the age of 25 with an Associate Degree or other 2-year college degree, 18.30% with a master’s degree, Ph.D. or other advanced college degree and 10.80% with high school diplomas or high school equivalency degrees (GEDs).

  • Ormond Beach's population in Volusia County, Florida of 2,073 residents in 1900 has increased 20,78-fold to 43,080 residents after 120 years, according to the official 2020 census.

    Approximately 52.60% female residents and 47.40% male residents live in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida.

    As of 2020 in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida are married and the remaining 37.96% are single population.

  • 22.7 minutes is the average time that residents in Ormond Beach require for a one-way commute to work. A long commute can have different effects on health. A Gallup poll in the US found that in terms of mental health, long haul commuters are up to 12 percent more likely to experience worry, and ten percent less likely to feel well rested. The Gallup poll also found that of people who commute 61­–90 minutes each day, a whopping one third complained of neck and back pain, compared to less than a quarter of people who only spend ten minutes getting to work.

    84.45% of the working population which commute to work alone in their car, 8.45% of the working population which commutes to work in a carpool, 0.83% of the population that commutes using mass transit, including bus, light rail, subway, and ferry. 3.64% of the population that has their home as their principal place of work.

  • Of the total residential buildings in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida, 73.32% are owner-occupied homes, another 16.13% are rented apartments, and the remaining 10.55% are vacant.

  • The 36.23% of the population in Ormond Beach, Volusia County, Florida who identify themselves as belonging to a religion are distributed among the following most diverse religions.

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