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Orlando, Florida
Jacksonville, Florida
USA
PEOPLE COMPARISON HIGHLIGHTS
Orlando is 127% more densely populated than Jacksonville.
People are 8% less likely to be married in Jacksonville.
The Median Age is 2.6 years younger in Orlando.

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PEOPLE
 Orlando, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Population270,934868,031321,418,820
 Population - 2010233,707811,833308,745,538
 Population - 2000185,951735,617285,036,114
 Population - 1990164,693635,115251,960,433
 Pop. 1990 to Now64.51%36.67%27.57%
 Pop. 2000 to Now45.70%18.00%12.76%
 Pop. Density2,6381,16291
 Land Area1037473,531,905
 Water Area9127264,837
 Median Age3335.637.4
 Female Population51.20%51.61%50.81%
 Male Population48.80%48.39%49.19%
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 EST. TOTAL POPULATION BY AGE
 Orlando, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Age 0 to 47.37%6.95%6.36%
 Age 5 to 95.67%6.55%6.51%
 Age 10 to 145.54%6.20%6.59%
 Age 15 to 173.23%3.69%4.03%
 Age 18 to 203.96%4.18%4.35%
 Age 21 to 247.36%6.14%5.61%
 Age 25 to 3420.01%15.45%13.47%
 Age 35 to 4414.92%13.09%12.97%
 Age 45 to 5412.79%14.12%14.09%
 Age 55 to 595.39%6.37%6.57%
 Age 60 to 643.92%5.56%5.72%
 Age 65 to 745.51%6.78%7.64%
 Age 75 to 843.06%3.43%4.26%
 Age 85 and over1.27%1.51%1.85%
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 RACE
 Orlando, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 White39.84%54.16%62.77%
 Black27.27%30.19%12.24%
 Asian3.57%4.32%4.95%
 Native American0.17%0.24%0.66%
 Hawaiian, Pacific Islander0.07%0.09%0.16%
 Other0.71%0.21%0.20%
 Two or More Races1.61%2.56%2.13%
 Hispanic26.78%8.23%16.90%
 Non-Hispanic73.22%91.77%83.10%
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 FAMILY
 Orlando, FLJacksonville, FLUnited States
 Households102,570315,619116,211,000
 Family Households53,838198,34376,958,100
 Non Family Households48,732117,27639,253,000
 Household Size2.42.592.63
 Married Population38.67%46.45%50.58%
 Single Population61.33%53.55%49.42%
 Now Married35.10%43.60%48.41%
 Married but Separated3.58%2.86%2.17%
 Never Married42.85%33.73%32.55%
 Widowed4.89%5.94%5.95%
 Divorced13.59%13.88%10.92%
 Married, w/children24.50%27.68%31.68%
 Married, no children34.48%39.44%41.44%
 Single, w/children26.97%20.84%16.94%
 Single, no children14.05%12.04%9.95%
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 COMMENTS
Comments about Orlando

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