VCARD releases research on growth in Volusia County

August 31, 2020 - Largest Inflow of People to Volusia County Coming from Seminole, Orange Counties

Over the period of five years, nearly 36,000 new residents moved to Volusia County. Nearly half of these individuals were coming from another county within the state of Florida. Seminole County had 4,627 residents move to Volusia County making it the number one place in the nation from which inflow to Volusia County comes from. Even when taking into account the 2,135 Volusia County residents who moved to Seminole, the net migration from Seminole to Volusia is still the largest compared to any other county across the United States. Following in second for both largest inflow and net migration to Volusia County was Orange County, Florida. Patrick Opalewski, VCARD Chair added, “Volusia County is an enviable location in an already desirable state to live in. We should expect to see continued growth from people moving from around the country to our community.”
While Florida is the top state from which residents move from to come to Volusia County, the states of New York, Pennsylvania, North Carolina and Georgia round out the top five states where inflow to Volusia County comes from. This data is collected by the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey from 2013-2017 and was prepared by VCARD.

June 30, 2020 - UF BEBR Releases Population Projections for Florida and Counties

According to the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR), the state of Florida and its 67 counties will continue to show growth year-over-year. Over the next 10 years, Florida will increase in population by 2.87 million individuals; Volusia County will gain another 50,602 persons to its already 500,000+ population. That's roughly 5,000 new people each year.

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