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Astatula, Florida

Astatula, Florida
Location in Lake County, Florida
Location in Lake County, Florida
Coordinates: 28°42′48″N81°44′3″W / 28.71333°N 81.73417°W / 28.71333; -81.73417Coordinates: 28°42′48″N81°44′3″W / 28.71333°N 81.73417°W / 28.71333; -81.73417
Country   United States
State   Florida
County Lake
Area
 • Total 3.16 sq mi (8.19 km2)
 • Land 3.13 sq mi (8.10 km2)
 • Water 0.03 sq mi (0.09 km2)
Elevation
95 ft (29 m)
Population
 • Total 1,810
 • Estimate 
(2018)[3]
2,059
 • Density 659/sq mi (254.3/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
34705
Area code(s) 352
FIPS code 12-02250[4]
GNIS feature ID 0293916[5]
Website www.townofastatula.com

Astatula is a town in Lake County, Florida, United States. The population was 1,810 at the 2010 census[2] and an estimated 2,059 in 2018.[3] It is part of the Orlando–Kissimmee–Sanford Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography [ edit ]

Astatula is located in central Lake County at 28°42′48″N81°44′3″W / 28.71333°N 81.73417°W / 28.71333; -81.73417 (28.713220, -81.734248),[6] on the east side of Little Lake Harris. County Road 561 (Monroe Street) is the main road through the town; it leads north 8 miles (13 km) to Tavares, the county seat, and south 7 miles (11 km) to U.S. Route 27 near Minneola.

According to the United States Census Bureau, Astatula has a total area of 3.2 square miles (8.2 km2), of which 0.03 square miles (0.09 km2), or 1.12%, are water.[1]

Demographics [ edit ]

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 167
1940 153 −8.4%
1950 255 66.7%
1960 357 40.0%
1970 388 8.7%
1980 755 94.6%
1990 995 31.8%
2000 1,388 39.5%
2010 1,810 30.4%
Est. 2018 2,059 [3] 13.8%
U.S. Decennial Census[7]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 1,298 people, 482 households, and 359 families residing in the town. The population density was 593.7 people per square mile (228.8/km²). There were 546 housing units at an average density of 249.8 per square mile (96.3/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 84.36% White, 1.23% African American, 0.54% Native American, 0.31% Asian, 10.48% from other races, and 3.08% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 19.41% of the population.

There were 482 households out of which 33.2% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 9.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 25.5% were non-families. 19.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.69 and the average family size was 3.09.

In the town, the population was spread out with 26.0% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.4% from 25 to 44, 23.4% from 45 to 64, and 14.9% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 95.5 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $31,625, and the median income for a family was $33,393. Males had a median income of $26,602 versus $20,313 for females. The per capita income for the town was $15,832. About 6.8% of families and 8.0% of the population were below the poverty line, including 9.6% of those under age 18 and 4.9% of those age 65 or over.

References [ edit ]

  1. ^ a b "U.S. Gazetteer Files: 2019: Places: Florida". U.S. Census Bureau Geography Division. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  2. ^ a b "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (DP-1), Astatula town, Florida". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 8, 2019.
  3. ^ a b c "Population and Housing Unit Estimates". Retrieved June 4, 2019.
  4. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  5. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.
  7. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Archived from the original on April 26, 2015. Retrieved June 4, 2015.
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