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Orange Park, Florida
Cost of Living
The price of care for a community is determined by the neighborhood where it is located. The rent burden for Orange Park is around 19.0% of the average monthly income. The median home value in Orange Park is around $161,875 and the median rent is about $1,029 per month a month.
Demographics and Values
In Orange Park, 20.2% of the citizens are veterans of the United States military. The current population of Orange Park consists of 8,705 people. Orange Park has a population density of 923 people per square mile. Demographically, Orange Park is 2.0% other or not specified, 11.2% Hispanic, 0.0% Native American, 7.1% mixed race, 12.7% black, 4.5% Asian, 73.6% white, and 0.0% Pacific Islander or Native Hawaiian. Out of the total population of Orange Park, 16.5% have some form of disability, 7.0% are widows, 58.9% participate in the labor force, and 10.2% live in poverty. Out of the total city population, 51.9% are female and 48.1% are male. The median age of Orange Park is 43 years old. Of the population of Orange Park 25.6% have a college degree, 25.0% have a high-school diploma, and 8.1% have a graduate degree.
An overview of Florida
There are 218 general hospitals and 108 health centers that provide care for 21,626,797 Florida residents. The three highest ranked hospitals in Florida are St. Joseph's Hospital, Sarasota Memorial Hospital, and Jupiter Medical Center. In terms of resources, Florida has a cost of living index of 98.9, a grocery index rating of 104.0, and a housing index rating of 95.4. These index ratings are based on a system where 100 is considered the national average and anything below 100 is considered less expensive than the national average. The quality of life enjoyed by the average Florida citizen is ranked 13th nation-wide. Additionally, Florida is ranked 29th by standards of healthcare. The natural beauty of Florida is ranked 21st in the nation.
Social demographics of the state
The median age in the state is 42, and 34% of the population is over the age of 55.During the latest presidential election, 49% voted for the Republican candidate while 48% voted for the Democratic candidate. In terms of religious values, 35% of Florida's population regularly attend some form of service and there are in total 15,611 different congregations. The top three Christian denominations in the state are Evangelical Protestant-24%, Mainline Protestant-14%, and Historically Black Protestant-8%. The top three non-Christian denominations in the state are Jewish-3%, Muslim-<1%, and Buddhist-<1%. In Florida there are 290 masonic lodges. The state of Florida ranks 8th in the country for diversity, and the state is considered LGBTQ friendly.
State-wide weather information
The average monthly precipitation for the state of Florida is around 4.54 inches. The most precipitation occurs in June with an average of 11.50 inches of precipitation a month. During the summer, the average temperature in Florida is around 82F.Over the summer months the average high temperature peaks at around 95F during the month of July. In the summer, the average low temperature drops to around 66F during the month of June. The average temperature in the winter falls to around 60F. During the winter, the average high temperature peaks at around 79F during the month of February. The average low temperature during the winter drops to around 36F in the month of January. Florida experiences an average humidity rating of about 75%.Humidity levels tend to reach their peak in the month of September at around 78%. On average, Florida has an air quality index rating of around 37.0 AQI. The highest seasonal air quality index rating occurs in the month of April with a rating of 47.9 AQI. While residents of Florida mostly enjoy pleasant conditions, it's important to be aware of inclement weather as well, which in Florida can include hurricanes and floods.
Wildlife to be found in Florida
The state of Florida has a diverse array of plant and animal life. Local plant life can consist of southern magnolia, sand pines, a wide variety of palms, and cypresses. While venturing throughout the state, you might see animals such as the herons, the mockingbird, the gray fox, or the wild turkey. The state animal of Florida is the Florida panther.