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Demographics

POPULATION IN THE LABOR FORCE - WEST ORANGE

Year — Labor Force — Total Population
2009 — 149,089 — 53%
2014 — 166,147 — 53%

BUSINESS BY CATEGORY PERCENTAGE OF TOTAL EMPLOYERS IN A GIVEN INDUSTRY

Industry Type — West Orange — Metro Orlando — Florida
Accommodation and food services — 11.6 — 10.4 — 7.7
Administrative support & waste management — 4.5 — 4.8 — 4.8
Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting — 0.6 — 0.7 — 1.2
Arts, entertainment and recreation — 10.3 — 6.3 — 2.8
Construction — 7.8 — 8.1 — 8
Educational services — 5.5 — 6.5 — 7.2
Finance and insurance — 4 — 4.7 — 5.2
Healthcare and social assistance — 8.3 — 8.6 — 10.9
Information — 4 — 3.6 — 3.1
Management of companies and enterprises — 0.1 — 0 — 0
Manufacturing — 6.3 — 6.7 — 7.3
Mining — 0 — 0 — 0.1
Other services — 4.7 — 4.7 — 5.1
Professional, scientific and technical services — 5.4 — 6.3 — 5.7
Public administration — 2.9 — 3.6 — 5.2
Real estate and rental and leasing — 3.5 — 3 — 2.9
Retail trade — 11.5 — 12.7 — 13.5
Transportation and warehousing — 3.8 — 4.5 — 4.5
Utilities — 0.7 — 0.7 — 0.9
Wholesale trade — 4.4 — 4 — 4

2009 DEMOGRAPHIC OVERVIEW

West — Metro — Orange — Orlando — Florida
Population — 283,015 — 2,138,587 — 19,021,613
Total Households — 101,420 — 812,553 — 7,543,036
Average
Household Income — $81,390 — $70,210 — $67,518
Labor Force — 149,089 — 1,078,839 — 8,891,568
Unemployment — 10.7% — 11.3% — 11.2%

POPULATION BY AGE

0 to 19 — 29% — 26% — 24%
20 to 24 — 7% — 7% — 6%
25 to 34 — 14% — 14% — 12%
35 to 44 — 15% — 14% — 13%
45 to 54 — 15% — 15% — 14%
55 to 64 — 10% — 11% — 12%
65 + — 9% — 13% — 18%
Median Age — 34.4 — 36.7 — 41.1

EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT

Grade K to 8 — 4.9% — 4.6% — 5.6%
Grade 9 to 12 — 8.5% — 9.0% — 9.8%
High School Graduate — 27.4% — 29.8% — 31.0%
Some College — 19.1% — 20.3% — 19.9%
College Graduate — 40.1% — 36.3% — 33.7%

MEDIAN TRAVEL TIME TO WORK

Minutes — 25 — 24 — 23

HOUSING UNITS

Estimates 2009 — Projections 2014
Total Housing Units — 111,928 — 125,193
Owner-Occupied — 66,412 — 75,265
Renter-Occupied — 35,008 — 38,178
Vacant — 10,508 — 11,751

STATE INCENTIVES & LOCAL MATCH PROGRAMS

Financial incentives by the county are local matches to state funds
• Qualified Target Industry Tax Refund (QTI)
• Qualified Defense Contractor (QDC)
• Quick Response Training Incentives (QRT)
• Incumbent Worker Training (IWT)
• Florida Transportation Fund (Road Fund)
• Quick Action Closing Fund – At the discretion of the governor or legislative leadership
• High Impact Performance Incentive Grant (HIPI)
• Industrial Revenue Bonds
• Capital Investment Tax Credit (CITC)
• Enterprise Zone – Specific geographics are targeted for revitalization with various tax incentives—Pine Hills within West Orange includes an area designated as an Enterprise Zone
• Municipal incentives; contact the municipality directly

For information on these programs, contact the West Orange Chamber for direction.

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