Volusia County Information

Volusia in Florida occupies 1,432 square miles and has a 2006 population of 496,575, a change from a 2000 population of 443,340 and 370,737 in 1990. 12.9% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 11.3% percent is 25-35, and 12.8% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 3,000 acts of violent crime reported in Volusia in 2004, a change from 3,347 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 8,061 people: 3.3% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.4%.

Read more about Volusia, Florida in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyVolusia 
StateFlorida 
Land Area1,432 sq. milesRanked 473 of 3,140
Population 2006496,575Ranked 123 of 3,140
Population 2005487,875 
Population 2000443,340Ranked 135 of 3,140
Population 1990370,737Ranked 136 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion87.3% 
African American10% 
Asian American1.3% 
Native American.4% 
Pacific Islander.5% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 55.2% 
Population 5 to 1411.1% 
Population 15 to 2412.9% 
Population 25 to 3411.3% 
Population 35 to 4412.8% 
Population 45 to 5413.9% 
Population 55 to 6412% 
Population 65 to 7410.2% 
Population 75 and up10.6% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes3,0003,347
Murders / Manslaughters19 
Forcible Rapes166 
Robberies649 
Aggravated Assaults2,166 
Total Property Crimes18,14318,187
Burglaries4,626 
Larceny Thefts11,344 
Motor Vehicle Thefts2,173 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population248,026209,694
Unemployed Population8,0617,071
Unemployment Rate3.3%3.4%

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