Location in Volusia County and the state of Florida
U.S. Census Bureau map showing city limits
|Incorporated||26 April 1867|
|- Mayor||Allen Green|
|- City Manager||David T. Harden|
|Area  1|
|- City||28.7 sq mi (74.3 km²)|
|- Land||26.6sq mi (69.0 km²)|
|- Water||2.0sq mi (5.3 km²) 7.4%|
|Elevation  3||3 ft (0.9 m)|
|Population (1 July 2006) 2|
|- Density||2000/sq mi (750/km²)|
|Time zone||EST (UTC-5)|
|- Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||32123, 32127-32129|
|GNIS feature ID||0295559|
Port Orange is a city in Volusia County, Florida, United States. In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated the city's population as 56,048.  The city is part of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area; the metropolitan area's 2010 population was estimated at 494,593.
Port Orange is located at(29.118970, -81.002906). According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 26.7 mi² (69.1 km²). 24.7 mi² (64.0 km²) of it is land and 2.0 mi² (5.1 km²) of it (7.39%) is water.
As of the census of 2010, there were 56,048 people, 24,841 households, and 15,44 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,102.3 per square mile . There were 27,972 housing units at an average density of 1,049.2 per square mile (329.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city was 91.3% White, 3.3% African American, 0.3% Native American, 2.2% Asian, 0.02% Pacific Islander, 1.0% from other races, and 1.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.5% of the population.
The median income for a household in the city was $46,572.
Port Orange is characterized by a stable and successful business climate that develops, nurtures and embraces quality businesses and industries.
Recent studies show the workforce to be educated, productive and competitive with 10 percent under-employed. Seven highly ranked colleges and universities and the acclaimed Advanced Technology Center support business needs with career advancement, workforce development and research.
Education, health care and government are the area’s largest employers. Mostly small and successful manufacturing enterprises play an increasing role in the global marketplace. A new hub of medical and health care suppliers/manufacturers complements Port Orange’s new Halifax Hospital and new Palmer College of Chiropractic.
Among the numerous corporate partners that call Port Orange home are:
- Halifax Community Health System (hospitals/health care)
- Northstar Food Service (food distributor)
- Thompson Pump (pump manufacturer)
- Don Bell Industries (sign manufacturer)
- Meypack Packing Systems USA (robotic automation)
- La-Man Inc. (air filter manufacturer)
- Sun Coast Imaging (medical imaging)
- Marble Slab Creamery (ice cream)
- Trucker Nutz (automotive accessories)
- Orbiter Online (web hosting and BBS)
- Commonwealth Shopping Center
- Countryside Station Shopping Center
- Dunlawton Square Shopping Center
- Park Plaza Shopping Center
- Port Orange Pavillion
- Ravenwood Square Shopping Center
- Riverwood Shopping Center
- Wal-Mart Super Center
- Westport Square Shopping Center
Public primary and secondary education is handled by Volusia County Schools.
- Horizon Elementary School
- Spruce Creek Elementary School
- Sugar Mill Elementary School
- Cypress Creek Elementary School
- Sweetwater Elementary School
- Port Orange Elementary School
- Creekside Middle School
- Silver Sands Middle School
- Atlantic High School
- Spruce Creek High School
Colleges and Universities
Port Orange is the home of the Florida campus of Palmer College of Chiropractic, which is one of the most influential schools in the field. The campus in Port Orange was founded in 2002.
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