Volusia County, Florida Population 2021

Volusia County, Florida's estimated population is 567,650 with a growth rate of 1.28% in the past year according to the most recent United States census data. Volusia County, Florida is the 13th largest county in Florida. The 2010 Population was 494,440 and has seen a growth of 14.81% since this time.

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Growth Rate
2021567,6507,1831.28%
2020560,4677,1831.30%
2019553,2847,1831.32%
2018546,1018,2331.53%
2017537,8689,4151.78%
2016528,45311,7232.27%
2015516,73010,0151.98%
2014506,7156,2771.25%
2013500,4383,9030.79%
2012496,5352,0710.42%
2011494,464240.00%
2010494,440123,72833.38%
1990370,712111,95043.26%
1980258,76289,27552.67%
1970169,48744,16835.24%
1960125,31951,09068.83%
195074,22920,51938.20%
194053,71010,95325.62%
193042,75719,38382.93%
192023,3746,86441.57%
191016,5106,50765.05%
190010,0031,53618.14%
18908,4675,173157.04%
18803,2941,57191.18%
18701,72356548.79%
18601,1580.00%
2021 Growth Rate
1.28%
County Website
State
Founded
December 29, 1854
County Seat
2010 Population
494,440
Growth Since 2010
14.81%
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Volusia County, Florida Population Growth

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White436,70081.40%
Black or African American58,58410.92%
Some Other Race18,2913.41%
Two or More Races11,3062.11%
Asian9,6181.79%
American Indian and Alaska Native1,8300.34%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1580.03%
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Volusia County, Florida Population by Race

Volusia County, Florida Population Pyramid $2021

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Volusia County, Florida Median Age

46.6


Total

44.9


Male

48.5


Female

Volusia County, Florida Adults

There are 441,308 adults, (129,563 of whom are seniors) in Volusia County, Florida.

Volusia County, Florida Age Dependency

72.1

Age Dependency Ratio

41.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Volusia County, Florida Sex Ratio

Female

274,983

51.26%

Male

261,504

48.74%

Volusia County, Florida Population by Age

Volusia County, Florida Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Volusia County, Florida Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82%18%
All70.3%29.7%
Non Family62.9%37.1%
Female55.7%44.3%
Male54.4%45.6%

70.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Volusia County, Florida Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All216,4952.4370.3
Married97,9193.0182
Non Family84,1461.2962.9
Female23,3673.6255.7
Male11,0633.4854.4

3.06

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Volusia County, Florida Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade10,8152.72%
9th to 12th Grade26,9116.77%
High School Graduate126,21831.77%
Some College93,11323.43%
Associates Degree46,14811.61%
Bachelors Degree61,96315.59%
Graduate Degree32,1618.09%
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Volusia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Volusia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White304,585280,28575,708
Hispanic45,95438,3227,717
Black35,68031,2296,441
Other Race11,9079,6091,901
Asian6,7825,7302,925
2+ Races4,4474,0461,156
Native American1,4631,298338
Islander1118115

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 92.02%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 43.13%.

Volusia County, Florida Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,295$36,813$29,398
Less Than 9th Grade$24,635$26,829$19,876
High School Graduate$29,312$32,527$23,875
Some College$31,814$36,883$29,118
Bachelors Degree$42,382$49,383$38,911
Graduate Degree$54,193$70,154$49,384

$32,295

Average Earnings

$36,813

Average Male

$29,398

Average Female

Volusia County, Florida Earnings by Educational Attainment

Volusia County, Florida Language by Age

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Volusia County, Florida Language

86.12% of Volusia County, Florida residents speak only English, while 13.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.98% of the population.

Volusia County, Florida Language

Volusia County, Florida Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White378,77243,70811.54%
Hispanic73,67614,87020.18%
Black55,36813,38724.18%
Other17,9893,84521.37%
Multiple11,0482,17919.72%
Asian9,5731,81418.95%
Native1,830713.88%
Islander158106.33%

14.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.34%

Male Poverty Rate

15.12%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Volusia County, Florida

The race most likely to be in poverty in Volusia County, Florida is Black, with 24.18% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Volusia County, Florida is Native, with 3.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.78%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.64%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.75%.

Volusia County, Florida Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade21.65%
High School13.69%
Some College11.31%
Bachelors or Greater6.58%

Volusia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed35.54%
Male Unemployed31.37%
Female Employed7.56%
Male Employed5.70%

Volusia County, Florida Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Volusia County, Florida Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$49,494$67,025
Families$62,616$79,921
Married Families$71,404$90,078
Non Families$30,606$44,277
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Income by Household Type

Volusia County, Florida Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.6%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Volusia County, Florida Married by Age and Sex

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Volusia County, Florida Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Volusia County, Florida Marital Status by Race

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Volusia County, Florida Marital Status

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50,328

Number of Veterans

46,556

Male Veterans

3,772

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam20,399
First Gulf War8,245
Second Gulf War5,987
Korea5,141
World War II2,418

Volusia County, Florida Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7414,826
75+14,800
55 to 649,447
35 to 547,961
18 to 343,294

Volusia County, Florida Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White45,68412.41%
Hispanic3,2515.99%
Black3,0016.86%
Other Race7795.75%
2+ Races4176.66%
Native American23615.33%
Asian1962.52%
Islander159.80%

Volusia County, Florida Veterans by Race

Volusia County, Florida Veterans by Education

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8.52%

Veteran Poverty Rate

34.27%

Veteran Disability Rate

Volusia County, Florida Veterans by Education

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52.7%

Labor Force Participation

50.1%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Volusia County, Florida Employment by Age

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Volusia County, Florida Employment by Race

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Volusia County, Florida Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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35.60%

Born in Volusia County, Florida

92.51%

Native Born

7.49%

Foreign Born

2.82%

Non Citizen

4.67%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.51% of Volusia County, Florida residents were born in the United States, with 35.60% having been born in Florida. 2.82% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Volusia County, Florida Place of Birth

  1. US Census City/Town Population estimates - Most recent state estimates from the Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program
  2. Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 - 1990

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